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Tower Car Wash Redevelopment Plans Take Two (Or Three)

Tower Car Wash Redevelopment Plans Take Two (Or Three)

As referenced by J.K. Dineen a few weeks ago, Trumark Urban has been working on plans to raze the Tower Car Wash and gas station on the southwest corner of Mission and South Van Ness and build around 200 condos over retail on the triangular site, with a building reaching up to 120 feet in Read More »

Folsom Street Rising: From CrossFit To Condos As Proposed

Folsom Street Rising: From CrossFit To Condos As Proposed

With CrossFit Golden Gate having recently relocated to Van Ness Avenue, plans to raze the warehouse building at 1228 Folsom Street, along with the two two-story buildings behind it fronting Clementina, have been submitted to Planning for review. As proposed, the three west SoMa parcels will be combined into one and a mixed-use building with Read More »

Six-Story SoMa Development Dubbed 99 Rausch Slated For Approval

Six-Story SoMa Development Dubbed 99 Rausch Slated For Approval

The proposed six-story building to rise on the northwest corner of Folsom and Rausch, with 112 condos over 5,600 square feet of ground-floor retail fronting Folsom Street, is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in three weeks time. Designed BAR Architects and dubbed 99 Rausch, which is not to be confused with Read More »

All Star Cafe Doomed, New Architect For Prominent 400-Foot Tower

All Star Cafe Doomed, New Architect For Prominent 400-Foot Tower

A 400-foot tower which was tentatively dubbed “One Van Ness” is still proposed to rise on the northwest corner of Market and Van Ness, but as a plugged-in reader noted last week on our piece about an adjacent project in the works, it’s no longer Richard Meier’s design which will rise on the site. And as John Read More »

Plans The Raze The Elbo Room Move Closer To Reality

Plans The Raze The Elbo Room Move Closer To Reality

Despite widely publicized assurances to the contrary, plans to raze the Elbo Room to make way for new condos to rise at 645 Valencia Street are expeditiously moving forward and the meeting to officially present the project to its neighbors has been scheduled for next month. As we first reported earlier this year, the owners Read More »

Valencia Street Food Truck Park In The Works

Valencia Street Food Truck Park In The Works

Already home to one semi-permanent cart, plans to convert the used car lot on the northeast corner of Valencia and Ceasar Chavez into the “Valencia Food Truck Park” have been drafted and submitted to planning for review. At the crossroads of the Valencia Street and Cesar Chavez bike corridors, the proposed park would accommodate up Read More »

First Peek: Plans For Modern 12-Story Condo Building On Market

First Peek: Plans For Modern 12-Story Condo Building On Market

Trumark Urban is working on plans for a modern 12-story building to rise along Market and Oak Streets, between Franklin and Van Ness, with 109 condos over three ground-floor retail spaces and a basement garage with parking for 28 cars and 110 bikes. As designed by Handel Architects, the proposed 1546-1564 Market Street project would Read More »

Plans For More Development Along Third Street

Plans For More Development Along Third Street

More condos are in the works to rise in Dogpatch along Third Street, with plans to demolish the two buildings on the northeast corner of Third and 19th and construct two seven-story buildings, connected by pedestrian bridges on each floor, in their place. The proposed development would rise to a height of 68 feet, with 109 Read More »

Largest Development In The History Of SF’s Inner Sunset Proposed

Largest Development In The History Of SF’s Inner Sunset Proposed

The owners of the 86-unit Kirkham Heights apartment complex at Fifth Avenue and Kirkham have filed a proposal to demolish the existing complex and redevelop the 6-acre site at the base of Mount Sutro with up to 460 new units in a series of buildings rising up to 40-feet in height. The development would be Read More »

Law To Regulate Tenant Buyouts In SF: Seven Key Things To Know

With tenants in rent controlled apartments reporting offers of up to $80,000 to vacate, and unreported offers of even more, a proposed law which would require the public disclosure and tracking of all tenant buyout agreements in San Francisco, and prohibit buildings which are emptied by way of a buyout from being condo converted, could be Read More »

New Details And Designs For Massive ‘5M Project’ In SoMa

New Details And Designs For Massive ‘5M Project’ In SoMa

Forest City’s proposed 5M Project spans a 4-acre site roughly bounded by Mission, Fifth, Howard and Mary Streets in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) district and includes the renovation and construction of nearly two million square feet of space, with up to 1,200 new residences and 150,000 square feet of ground floor retail, educational Read More »

Changing Demographics: Condos To Replace Mission Laundromat

Changing Demographics: Condos To Replace Mission Laundromat

Plans to raze the laundromat and mural on the southeast corner of 24th and York, adjacent to the Brava Theater Center, have been drawn.  And as proposed, a five-story building with 8 condos over two commercial spaces on the ground floor will rise on the corner site which sits within Calle 24, San Francisco’s Latino Cultural Read More »

Proposed Moorish Fortress Closer To Reality?

Proposed Moorish Fortress Closer To Reality?

New renderings and details for Ken Sarachan’s proposed “El Jardin” development, the six-story Moorish fortress designed to rise on the long vacant Berkeley lot at the corner of Haste and Telegraph Avenue, have just been delivered to Berkeley’s Design Review Committee (DRC). And with Berkeley’s Planning Department recommending that the DRC “forward a favorable recommendation…with conditions Read More »

Dogpatch Development Could Displace Local Craftsmen

Dogpatch Development Could Displace Local Craftsmen

The two-story industrial building at 950 Tennessee Street, across the Street from Esprit Park, is currently home to Watermark Press, a printing company owned by RR Donnelley, which employs “a group of highly skilled craftsmen within the city limits of San Francisco gives clients the advantage of producing work locally with minimal time-to-market Read More »

San Francisco’s Flawed Airbnb Law Ready For Board Vote

Supervisor Chiu’s proposed ordinance which would legalize, but theoretically limit, short-term rental activity in San Francisco could be adopted by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this afternoon.  And neither the hosts who have been heretofore illegally renting their units, nor the housing advocates and neighbors who have been lobbying for legislation to restrict the practice, are Read More »