The Skidmore, Owings and Merrill design for a proposed 38-story and 300 unit condominium development across from St. Mary’s Cathedral has been unveiled (7.4MB pdf). The glass-walled oval tower would replace the current Cathedral Hill Plaza Athletic Club swimming pool and tennis courts (the swimming pool would be moved underground; the tennis courts, not so much) and would include five floors of below grade parking (one space per unit).
All 300 units in the tower are proposed to be market rate with the developers looking to fulfill their BMR quota offsite (within a mile). And the development would also include an education/community center at the corner of Gough and Geary and adjoining ground level commercial space.
In terms of a timeline, expect at least a year for planning and permitting (we’d guess quite a bit more) and then another two for actual construction. And yes, this is the building a reader was asking about last week (near the end of the comments). And no, we couldn’t find a better
rendering drawing rendering. [Editor's Note: Tough (and yet plugged-in) crowd. We love you all.]
∙ 38-Story Oval Condo Tower Unveiled (7.4MB pdf) [New Fillmore]
∙ Who Are These “People” And What The Heck Are They Thinking? [SocketSite]