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Pushback on Plans for a Conservatory of Music Tower

Pushback on Plans for a Conservatory of Music Tower

Speaking of development along the Van Ness Corridor, the City has just finished its preliminary review of a proposed 150-foot-tall building to rise at 200-214 Van Ness Avenue, fronting Van Ness between Hayes Street and Tom Waddell Place. And it’s pushing back on the height. As proposed, the existing... Read More »

Ruling Helps Clear the Way for 120 Van Ness Corridor Condos

Ruling Helps Clear the Way for 120 Van Ness Corridor Condos

San Francisco’s Zoning Administrator has issued a key ruling that should help clear the way for a 14-story building with up to 120 condos to rise up to 130-feet in height at 830 Eddy Street, replacing the current two-story parking structure for 62 cars on the site. Originally developed... Read More »

Refined Designs and Hearing for a 126-Unit Oakland Tower

Refined Designs and Hearing for a 126-Unit Oakland Tower

As we first reported earlier this week, the plans for a proposed 16-story Downtown Oakland tower to rise up to 175-feet in height at 250 14th Street, with 126 apartments over 3,200 square feet of retail space and a podium garage for 81 cars, are closer to reality and... Read More »

Hayes Valley Rising at Franklin and Oak

Hayes Valley Rising at Franklin and Oak

Having just been granted a neighborhood plan-based exemption from having to complete a more extensive environmental review, the plans for razing the former Franklin Auto Body Shop and parking lot at 22-24 Franklin Street and constructing an eight-story building upon the Hayes Valley site are poised to be approved... Read More »

Proposed Sixteen-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

Proposed Sixteen-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

Plans for a proposed 16-story Downtown Oakland tower to rise up to 175-feet in height at 250 14th Street, with 126 apartments over 3,000 square feet of retail space and a podium garage for 91 81 cars are closer to reality, and the development is tentatively slated to break... Read More »

The Refined Plans for Razing Home and 62 Apartments to Rise

The Refined Plans for Razing Home and 62 Apartments to Rise

The refined plans for razing the shuttered Home restaurant at the Corner of Market and Church, and constructing a four to seven-story building designed by Arquitectonica across the site, could finally be approved by the City next week. As proposed, the 2100 Market Street project now includes 62 apartments... Read More »

Lombard Street Fixture Shuttered, to Be Razed for Condos to Rise

Lombard Street Fixture Shuttered, to Be Razed for Condos to Rise

The Kentucky Fried Chicken which has occupied the southwest corner of Lombard and Fillmore for over forty years has been shuttered, and the freestanding building, which was rebuilt as a KFC/Taco Bell in 2007, has been stripped of all its signage. While not historic, the KFC was deemed “a... Read More »

Warriors Arena Dubbed Chase Center and Now Too Big to Fail?

Warriors Arena Dubbed Chase Center and Now Too Big to Fail?

While the target opening date has been moved back to 2019 and a pair of lawsuits remain unresolved, the Golden State Warriors have sold the naming-rights for their proposed Mission Bay Arena to JPMorgan Chase which plans to dub the arena Chase Center. And while the pre-construction deal “should... Read More »

SF’s Bonus Height Program Amended to Limit Impact and ‘Abuse’

SF’s Bonus Height Program Amended to Limit Impact and ‘Abuse’

The terms of San Francisco’s proposed Affordable Housing Bonus Program (AHBP), which would allow developers to build up to three stories higher than currently zoned, have been amended. And while a public hearing for the amended program will be held this week, the potential adoption of the AHBP has... Read More »

Downsized Mid-Market Development Closer to Reality

Downsized Mid-Market Development Closer to Reality

With new plans in hand for a downsized development which will cover half the triangular Mid-Market block bound by Market, Turk and Taylor, while leaving The Warfield and Crazy Horse Theater buildings in place, Group I’s proposal for a 12-story building to rise at 950 Market Street is closer... Read More »