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Folsom Street Rising: From Printing Presses To Condos As Proposed

Folsom Street Rising: From Printing Presses To Condos As Proposed

Plans to raze the two-story First California Press building at 1075 Folsom Street and construct a six-story building, with 34 condos over a ground floor commercial space, have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department for review. As designed by Forum Design, the proposed development would rise across the... Read More »

New SoMa Jail Will Displace McDonald’s, Perhaps Residents Too

New SoMa Jail Will Displace McDonald’s, Perhaps Residents Too

Another McDonald’s is slated to be razed in San Francisco, this time to make room for a new County Jail. As part of a larger program to relocate City agencies from San Francisco’s seismically deficient Hall of Justice at 850 Bryant Street, the proposed Detention Facility Project involves the... Read More »

From Rentals To Condos In Western SoMa And A Bay Window Debate

From Rentals To Condos In Western SoMa And A Bay Window Debate

Plans to the raze the Hertz car-rental building at 241 10th Street, across the street from the Saint Joseph’s Church project, are working their way through Planning.  And as proposed by JS Sullivan Development, a five-story building with 28 condos over 1,900-square-feet of commercial space and 17 off-street parking... Read More »

Plans For The Purple Building And Clubbers Crepes A-Go-Go

Plans For The Purple Building And Clubbers Crepes A-Go-Go

The plans for a 20-unit residential building to rise smack dab in middle of San Francisco’s 11th Street Club Corridor have been abandoned, but the “purple building” at 340 11th Street and adjacent Crepes a Go-Go pad are destined to be razed. The new plan for the two parcels,... Read More »

Modern Condos To Replace Western SoMa Parking Lots As Proposed

Modern Condos To Replace Western SoMa Parking Lots As Proposed

With the three Western SoMa parking lot parcels on the east side of 8th Street, between Folsom and Heron, on the market for $6.5 million, plans for a modern 38-unit building designed by RG-Architecture to rise on the site have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department for review.... Read More »

Big Vote For Beer Store Adjacent Micro-Units This Week

Big Vote For Beer Store Adjacent Micro-Units This Week

The proposed David Baker + Partners designed “micro-unit” building to rise up to six stories at 1178 Folsom Street, adjacent to the City Beer Store building at 1168 Folsom, is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week. As designed, the Western SoMa development would rise... Read More »

Plans for 76 Micro-Units and a Multi-Million Dollar Flip

Plans for 76 Micro-Units and a Multi-Million Dollar Flip

As we first reported last August: The long-standing 10th Street Car Wash at the corner of Harrison and 10th which has occupied the Western SoMa site since 1969 is in contract to be sold and plans to develop the parcel have just been submitted to Planning. As proposed, a five... Read More »

The Public Art To Adorn San Francisco’s First Micro-Unit Building

The Public Art To Adorn San Francisco’s First Micro-Unit Building

With the construction of Panoramic Interest’s 11-story building rising on the southwest corner of Mission and 9th Streets nearing completion, a building which includes a total of 160 market-rate units, of which 120 are “micro-units” as small as 274 square feet in size, it’s time to unveil the public art... Read More »

West SoMa Development Watch: 99 Rausch Refined

West SoMa Development Watch: 99 Rausch Refined

The cement plaster lattice which was originally intended to frame a phantom sixth floor on the corner of the proposed building to rise at Folsom and Rausch has been removed from the project’s final design, but otherwise the architecture for the development dubbed 99 Rausch remains fundamentally the same... Read More »

Designs For Micro-Units And More Adjacent To City Beer Store

Designs For Micro-Units And More Adjacent To City Beer Store

As we first reported last year, David Baker + Partners has been working on plans for 42 market-rate “micro-units” over ground-floor retail and a second floor of office space to be built at 1178 Folsom Street, adjacent to “the City Beer Store building” (aka 1168 Folsom Street) in western... Read More »