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Lombardi Sports Closing, Condos Planned To Rise

Lombardi Sports Closing, Condos Planned To Rise

After 66 years in business, Lombardi Sports will be closing its doors at the corner of Jackson and Polk.  And to answer a reader’s question, the current plan is to demolish the existing two-story building at 1600 Jackson Street and construct a six-story building, with 62 condos over ground floor retail and underground parking, on Read More »

Plans For Condos To Rise On Embattled Lombard Street Site

Plans For Condos To Rise On Embattled Lombard Street Site

When Pet Food Express lost their battle to occupy the former Blockbuster space on Lombard Street, a non-chain pet store (Wolf & Lion) was granted a lease, but it’s likely not for long.  For behind the scenes, plans to level the site and construct a four-story building with 53 condos over 11,000 square feet of retail Read More »

Developer Aims To Undermine Opposition By Raising A Playground

Developer Aims To Undermine Opposition By Raising A Playground

In an attempt to win-over local opposition to their plans for building a ten-story condo development with 300+ units above the 16th Street BART station on the northeast corner of 16th and Mission, Maximus Real Estate Partners is now offering to build new classrooms topped by an elevated 14,000-square-foot playground for the adjacent Marshall Elementary school, replacing Read More »

Warriors Mission Bay Arena Design: Another Perspective

Warriors Mission Bay Arena Design: Another Perspective

The sketches for the Golden State Warriors proposed Arena project in Mission Bay provide a few more perspectives on the development’s concept design, highlighting a Bayfront Terrace over the Market Hall on the northeast corner of the site, as sketched above, and the arena’s Southeast Plaza at Terry Francois and 16th Street, as sketched below. Read More »

$400M More And 4-Year Delay For Transbay Rail Extension

With the budget to build San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center having already increased by $300 million to $1.9 billion, the additional $2.6 billion budgeted to extend the train tracks from Fourth and King to the Transbay Center is now proposed to increase by $400 million, raising the total budget for the 1.4 mile downtown rail Read More »

Clearing The Way For A Shack And School In Western SoMa

Clearing The Way For A Shack And School In Western SoMa

San Francisco’s Supervisors are slated to undo a couple of recently adopted neighborhood prohibitions this afternoon, clearing the way for drag impresario Heklina to re-open the former Caliente Club space at 298 11th Street as the “T-Shack,” establishing a permanent home for her cabaret theater and Trannyshack revival. The proposed ordinance to be adopted by Read More »

Designs For Warriors’ Mission Bay Arena Revealed!

Designs For Warriors’ Mission Bay Arena Revealed!

Having unveiled the site plans for the Golden State Warriors’ proposed 12-acre sports and entertainment center to rise in Mission Bay last month, we now have the concept designs for the development to share. As designed by Snohetta, the 18,000-seat arena is sited on the eastern portion of the Mission Bay site, with two office Read More »

Lennar Planning Major Development In The Mission

Lennar Planning Major Development In The Mission

Not to be confused with the modern 40-unit building which has already risen at 1515 15th Street, Lennar Urban has filed a proposal to raze the McMillan Electric building at 1515 South Van Ness Avenue, between 26 th and Cesar Chavez, with plans to construct a 160-unit apartment building on the Inner Mission site which stretches Read More »

Designs For A Hidden Jackson Square Penthouse

Designs For A Hidden Jackson Square Penthouse

Built around 1900 to serve as a smokehouse for Achille Paladini, the “Fish King” of San Francisco, the two-story brick building at 48 Gold Street has since been converted into offices.  And if approved, a 3,900-square-foot penthouse residence will be added atop the Jackson Square building, set back between 11 and 14 feet from the Read More »

Design Center Tenants Could Be Saved, Pinterest Space Constrained

Design Center Tenants Could Be Saved, Pinterest Space Constrained

The landmark loophole which the owners of the San Francisco Design Center have been planning to invoke in order to convert the 330,000 square foot building from showroom to office use, a conversion which would clear the way for Pinterest to move into the Center, is close to being substantially closed. Under the draft language Read More »

Twelve-Story Polk Gulch Development Slated For Approval

Twelve-Story Polk Gulch Development Slated For Approval

The proposed Polk Gulch development which would rise to a height of 130 feet on the south side of Pine Street between Polk and Van Ness Avenue – adjacent to, but not upon, the Grubstake site – is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in a couple of weeks. As designed by Arquitectonica Read More »

Presidio Parklands Project: The Five Pitches And Points For Each

Presidio Parklands Project: The Five Pitches And Points For Each

The five conceptual plans for the 13-acre project to connect the Presidio’s historic core with Crissy Field for the first time in over eighty years will be presented in their entirety today, a sneak peek at which we first published last week. And along with a few more renderings, John King provides a summary of Read More »

Building Up The Mission: Six Stories At Bryant And 19th Proposed

Building Up The Mission: Six Stories At Bryant And 19th Proposed

Plans to either partially or totally demolish the single-story brick and timber building which is currently home to the Fitzgerald Furniture Company on the northeast corner of 19th and Bryant in the Mission have been submitted to Planning for review. And as proposed, a six-story building would rise on the 2750 19th Street site with Read More »

A Base For Google’s Exiled Barge?  Pier 29 Plan Shaping Up

A Base For Google’s Exiled Barge? Pier 29 Plan Shaping Up

A ten minute walk from Pier 39 which is the most-visited attraction in San Francisco with an estimated 8.5 million visitors annually, and directly adjacent to San Francisco’s new Cruise Ship Terminal at Pier 27 which will serve 300,000 passengers and host up to 100 events per year, the Port of San Francisco has big Read More »

Oakland’s “Coliseum City” Rendered And Master Plan Revealed

Oakland’s “Coliseum City” Rendered And Master Plan Revealed

Despite the fact that the Golden State Warriors are on their way out and the Oakland A’s have been angling for a move as well, the City of Oakland has just released the detailed plans for a proposed 800-acre “Coliseum City” to rise upon Oakland’s existing Coliseum site and 550 acres of adjacent land on the other Read More »