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From Parking For Cars To Parking For People Across From GP BART

From Parking For Cars To Parking For People Across From GP BART

As part of the Glen Park Community Plan the 54-space BART parking lot across from the Glen Park station is proposed to be developed into a mix of ground‐floor commercial along Bosworth, between 40 and 65 residential units in three-story buildings along Bosworth and Arlington, and from “0 to... Read More »

Rincon Hill Streetscape Plan In Action On Spear: New Mini-Park

Rincon Hill Streetscape Plan In Action On Spear: New Mini-Park

As we wrote with respect to the Rincon Hill Area Plan back in 2006: As part of the Area Plan, a streetscape plan “calls for extensive sidewalk widenings, tree plantings, street furniture, and the creation of new public spaces along streets throughout the district.” And that’s great. Especially considering... Read More »

And On This Farm Along Octavia Boulevard (Between Oak And Fell)

And On This Farm Along Octavia Boulevard (Between Oak And Fell)

A plugged-in reader’s comment with respect to yesterday’s post on Envelope A+D’s plans for “proxy” along Octavia Boulevard on Central Freeway Parcels K+L: Looks pretty, but a well landscaped edible garden is probably more in tune with the new economy & pulls a community together like none other. Alas,... Read More »

An Only In North Beach NIMBY Preservationist Argument: Shelves

From the Examiner with respect to plans for a new North Beach Library and upgraded Joe DiMaggio Playground: The City plans to demolish the old and create public parkland on the site, and also on the short stretch of Mason Street that divides the new... Read More »

Envelope A+D’s “Proxy” For Octavia Boulevard Lots K+L

Envelope A+D’s “Proxy” For Octavia Boulevard Lots K+L

Envelope A+D’s designs for a temporary “proxy” on Octavia Boulevard lots K+L: A placeholder for a more permanent building, proxy is a temporary two-block construct that imagines a vibrant focal point for commerce and community. proxy is conceived in relation to the realization that, due to the economic downturn,... Read More »

The Designs For 246 Ritch Street: From SLI To SRO As Proposed

The Designs For 246 Ritch Street: From SLI To SRO As Proposed

The project description from the preliminary mitigated negative declaration (a good thing if you’re in favor of development) for the proposed development of 246 Ritch Street: The approximately 4,130 square foot (sf) project site at 246 Ritch Street is located mid‐block along Ritch Street, between Bryant and Brannan Streets... Read More »

Proposed Conservation Of Housing Law Specific To San Francisco

“Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi introduced legislation that would require the one-for-one replacement of any demolished housing units. The proposed law, introduced Tuesday, was inspired by the recently approved Drew School expansion.” ∙ Expansion prompts demolition law proposal ∙ Drew School Expansion Plans Pass Their Appeals Test(s) Read More »

SummerHill Bails On Proposal To Develop Park Merced Center

SummerHill Bails On Proposal To Develop Park Merced Center

A plugged-in tipster reports: The owner of the Park Merced Shopping Center has decided to lease up the building after its to sale Peninsula residential builder SummerHill Homes fell through. SummerHill had planned to do a $47 million, 195-unit proposed mixed-use development across from Villas ParkMerced. Vanguard Commercial is... Read More »

Around A Rendered 2001 Market Street From Market To 14th

Around A Rendered 2001 Market Street From Market To 14th

As Curbed notes, a few more renderings for the proposed mixed-use development at 2001 Market Street have been uploaded to the 2001 Market Street site. We’ll add, the Prado proposal is now “Merchants of Upper Market & Castro endorsed.” ∙ 2001 Market: Proposed Plans ∙ Drawings And Details... Read More »

From Historic To History For The Old Ortega Branch Library Building

From Historic To History For The Old Ortega Branch Library Building

“The old Ortega Branch Library in the Sunset district is coming down, after an appeal to save the building failed.” (That’s the new design above and below.) ∙ Library appeal falls short ∙ Ortega Branch Construction ∙ Ortega Branch Library Design (pdf) Read More »