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Battle over Newly Approved Rincon Hill Development Rages On

Battle over Newly Approved Rincon Hill Development Rages On

The waylaid plans for a modern residential building to rise up to 84 feet in height at 430 Main/429 Beale Street were, in fact, approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission at the end of May. The Commission’s approval, however, was conditioned upon a the inclusion of a 45-foot-wide, mid-block... Read More »

Plans to Expand and Caffeinate Reddit’s HQ in SF

Plans to Expand and Caffeinate Reddit’s HQ in SF

Purchased for $45 million in 2016 having been leased to Reddit, plans to convert the 33,000-square-foot, 185-space parking garage portion of the original NBC Radio City building at 420 Taylor Street, which was designed by Albert Roller, on the border of the Tenderloin, into 36,000 square feet of additional... Read More »

Supervisors Slated to Hear City’s Ambitious Central Soma Plan

Supervisors Slated to Hear City’s Ambitious Central Soma Plan

Unanimously supported by San Francisco’s Planning Commission back in May, San Francisco’s full Board of Supervisors is now slated to hear and potentially vote on the passage of the City’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan on July 17. Keep in mind that one of the items upon which the Board will... Read More »

Big Oakland Project Slated for Approval, Mass Opposed by Alliance

Big Oakland Project Slated for Approval, Mass Opposed by Alliance

From the Oakland Heritage Alliance, which echo the thoughts of the Oakland Landmark Preservation Advisory Board, with respect to the block-sized “Eastline” development that’s proposed to rise across the entire 3-acre Uptown Oakland block bounded by Telegraph, Broadway, 21st and 22nd Streets: Overall, Oakland Heritage Alliance would like to... Read More »

Plans for Infilling Chestnut Street

Plans for Infilling Chestnut Street

Plans to level the long-standing Wells Fargo branch building at 2055 Chestnut Street in the Marina, which was built for Crocker Bank in 1974, have been drafted. As envisioned by the Prado Group, a three-story building will rise up to 40 feet in height across the site which stretches... Read More »

Waylaid Mission District Development Modified, Slated for Approval

Waylaid Mission District Development Modified, Slated for Approval

Waylaid by a groundswell of local opposition, plans to mostly demolish the brick and timber Fitzgerald Furniture Company building on the northeast corner of 19th and Bryant Streets and develop a contemporary six-story building upon the Mission District site could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this afternoon.... Read More »

Supes Reject Recommendation to Encourage Development

Supes Reject Recommendation to Encourage Development

As we first reported earlier this month: The former homes that stood on the underdeveloped Glen Park lot fronting Brompton Avenue and Kern Street were removed in the late 1960s, when the city widened Bosworth Street and reserved the now vacant 21 Brompton Avenue parcel for the potential development... Read More »

Timing for Massive India Basin Development Pushed Back, Again

Timing for Massive India Basin Development Pushed Back, Again

Having quietly changed from “Q4 2017” to “Q1 2018/Q2 2018” in the fourth quarter of last year, Build Inc’s expected timeline to secure the necessary entitlements to move forward with their massive India Basin project, a proposed development which could yield over 1,200 units of housing, 1,800 parking spaces... Read More »

CCA’s Master Plan Newly Rendered, Above and Below

CCA’s Master Plan Newly Rendered, Above and Below

The proposed multi-tiered addition to rise behind the California College of the Arts (CCA) campus in San Francisco has been newly rendered and detailed by Studio Gang Architects. As we first reported last month, the 96,000-square-foot addition would rise up to 57 feet in height, not including the frames... Read More »

Big Plans to Transform Tenderloin Block Closer to Reality

Big Plans to Transform Tenderloin Block Closer to Reality

In the works since 2013, as we first reported at the time, the big plans to redevelop the Tenderloin parcel upon which the 27,000-square-foot Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist sits at 450 O’Farrell Street could be approved this week. While the original plans had called for completely razing the... Read More »