It’s not a new dynamic in San Francisco; in fact it’s one we first wrote about over two years ago. But an apparent impasse over the Saitowitz design for 1601 Larkin…
…a proposed six-story residential building to be built at the corner of Clay where the First St. John’s United Methodist Church currently stands, seems to have reignited our great architects versus Planning design debate.
On account of said impasse, but prior to any appeal, the Planning Commission is now expected to review the design on June 24.
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∙ Are Planners Overstepping Bounds Telling Architects What to Do? [Curbed]
∙ JustQuotes: What’s/Who’s To Blame For “Bad” Building Design In SF? [SocketSite]