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Plans For 15 New Homes And Feet On The Street (Or Pedals) In SoMa

Plans For 15 New Homes And Feet On The Street (Or Pedals) In SoMa

The two one-story buildings at 248-252 9th Street were constructed in 1907 and occupied by various theater and performing arts groups in the 1990’s and naughts. Currently used for nothing but storage, the two Western SoMa buildings will be razed and a five-story mixed-use building would rise as proposed:... Read More »

Western SoMa Community And Neighborhood Plan Nearing Adoption

Western SoMa Community And Neighborhood Plan Nearing Adoption

  The proposed Western SoMa Community Plan was approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this past December. Likely to be passed by the Board of Supervisors’ Land Use Committee this afternoon, the plan and new neighborhood zonings could be in place and effective as early as next month. Read More »

Big Plans For The “Short-Sited” SoMa Block At 8th And Harrison

Big Plans For The “Short-Sited” SoMa Block At 8th And Harrison

Upon the nearly full-block bus depot site at 8th and Harrison Streets, an eight building multi-use development with over 400 residential units and 22,000 square feet of retail, office and arts space is proposed to rise at 350 8th Street, a key component of the proposed Western SoMa development... Read More »

160 Macro-Micro-Units Ready To Rise On Mission Next Year

160 Macro-Micro-Units Ready To Rise On Mission Next Year

Measuring an average of 291 square feet, the 120 studios proposed to rise at 1312 Mission Street might have been considered to be “micro-units” by some a week ago, but they’re now 30 percent larger than the soon to be legal minimum of 220 square feet. And at 646... Read More »

A Short-Sighted Plan For Western SoMa?

A Short-Sighted Plan For Western SoMa?

Home to Slim’s, Beatbox and the DNA lounge, current zoning along Western SoMa’s 11th Street Corridor between Folsom and Harrison doesn’t actually allow for nighttime entertainment as a permitted use, the clubs operate as legal nonconforming establishments. As proposed, the Western SoMa Plan would rezone the 11th Street Corridor... Read More »

Planning’s Vision And Development Plan For Western SoMa

Planning’s Vision And Development Plan For Western SoMa

The sister project to San Francisco’s adopted Eastern Neighborhoods Plan, the Western SoMa Community Plan has been in the works since 2004 when East and West were split and the Western SoMa Citizens Planning Task Force was established. As we noted when the Draft Plan was up for review... Read More »

Approved But Still Seeking Financing To Start Construction On Sixth

Approved But Still Seeking Financing To Start Construction On Sixth

Citing an inability to secure financing, next week the sponsors of the 5-story building that was approved to rise at 345 6th Street will seek an extension to start construction on the 36 dwelling units over ground floor retail by January, 2014. Read More »

The 280 Seventh Street Scoop (And Evolving Neighborhood Editorial)

The 280 Seventh Street Scoop (And Evolving Neighborhood Editorial)

A little while back the owners and operators of the Café in the Castro purchased the Rawhide II club building at 280 Seventh Street, once “the largest and…only Country Western Dancing club in San Francisco.” As proposed, the existing building will be razed and a four-story building with a... Read More »

Western SoMA Community Plan Outlined And Up For Impact Review

Western SoMA Community Plan Outlined And Up For Impact Review

The sister project to San Francisco’s adopted Eastern Neighborhoods Plan, the Western SoMa Community Plan has been in the works since 2004 when East and West were split and the Western SoMa Citizens Planning Task Force was established. The proposed Plan area is irregularly shaped and consists of two... Read More »