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Potential Reefer Madness in Pac Heights

Potential Reefer Madness in Pac Heights

With the wine shop Vino having closed its doors at the end of last year, following a 20 year run at 2425 California Street which sits within the Upper Fillmore Neighborhood Commercial District, on the border of Lower and full-blown Pacific Heights, a request for a formal determination as... Read More »

Positioning to Break Ground on Former Freeway Parcel T

Positioning to Break Ground on Former Freeway Parcel T

The building permit for the the modern building and beer hall to rise on the slender Central Freeway Parcel T, fronting Octavia Boulevard between Page and Rose in Hayes Valley, is in the works. Plans to raze the adjacent office building at 165 Page and incorporate its parcel into... Read More »

Angling to Expand a Hayes Valley Development by 50 Percent

Angling to Expand a Hayes Valley Development by 50 Percent

With the planning for a modern 26-unit building and beer hall to rise on the slender Central Freeway Parcel T, fronting Octavia Boulevard between Page and Rose, well underway, the development team has been quietly working with the Mayor’s Office to acquire the adjacent office building at 165 Page Street.... Read More »

SoMa Winery Drops Mayor’s Name but Expansion Plans hit a Wall

SoMa Winery Drops Mayor’s Name but Expansion Plans hit a Wall

Six years ago, City Vintners San Francisco was granted permission to convert the industrial building at 53 Bluxome Street into a winery and tasting room based on an expected annual production of 5,000 cases of wine, all of which was to be bottled by way of a mobile bottling... Read More »

Castro Development Closer to Reality

Castro Development Closer to Reality

The revised designs for a proposed six-story building to rise on the southwest corner of Market and Sanchez, with 14 condos over a ground floor commercial space and underground garage for six cars, have just been granted a neighborhood plan-based exception from having to complete a lengthy environmental review.... Read More »

New Plans for Contentious Castro Site

New Plans for Contentious Castro Site

Following Starbucks’ failed bid to renovate and occupy the existing retail space on the southwest corner of Market and Sanchez back in 2013, plans for a six-story building with nine condos over a ground floor commercial space to rise on the irregularly shaped 2201 Market Street parcel emerged. And... Read More »

A Blast from the past, Parking Pads and Possible Foreshadowing

A Blast from the past, Parking Pads and Possible Foreshadowing

Purchased for $1.385 million in early 2011 when listed as an “architecturally unique” property with the potential for an “(e)asy garage addition,” the buyers of the Ashbury Heights home at 893 Ashbury Street subsequently discovered that the structure was too close to the sidewalk for a garage to easily... Read More »

420-Unit Development At Risk

420-Unit Development At Risk

The Planning Commission’s approval of the proposed 420-unit building to rise up to 13-stories at 150 Van Ness, stretching from Van Ness to Polk along Hayes, was appealed and could be overturned. As designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz for the Emerald Fund, the first two floors of the 150... Read More »