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More Sizzle Than Steak For Lennar’s San Francisco Stadium Plan?

More Sizzle Than Steak For Lennar’s San Francisco Stadium Plan?

“Former 49ers President Carmen Policy, an adviser for San Francisco site developer Lennar Urban, said that the Santa Clara deal still has a lot of details to be worked out and that San Francisco’s site offered the chance for perhaps “the most stunning NFL venue in the country.” But... Read More »

Just BeCause Eviction Vote Scheduled For Tomorrow

Assuming a recomendation by San Francisco’s Land Use and Economic Development Committee this afternoon, tomorrow the Board of Supervisors will vote on Supervisor Avalos’ proposed legislation to extend “just cause” eviction rights to all rental units rather than just those (for the most part) built before June 1979 and... Read More »

Livable City’s CityPlace Opposition: Parking (And Design)

Livable City’s CityPlace Opposition: Parking (And Design)

“The civic group Livable City has architectural concerns about a modern, five-story glass curtain on a street with historic columned buildings and street-level storefronts. But its main opposition is to the parking garage, which the group says would undo current efforts that have cut cars on Market... Read More »

Hallidie Plaza Plan: A Cistern (And Deck) For San Francisco To Be?

Hallidie Plaza Plan: A Cistern (And Deck) For San Francisco To Be?

“…city officials are pursuing a major makeover that calls for turning a portion of the sunken plaza into a small reservoir and topping it with a street-level deck.” ∙ Ideas for Hallidie Plaza include reservoir ∙ Image: Hallidie plaza by telmo32 Read More »

CityPlace Community Meeting Five W’s (If You Count Wednesday)

CityPlace Community Meeting Five W’s (If You Count Wednesday)

What: CityPlace community meeting with the development team for “the proposed new value-based retail project for the Mid-Market neighborhood.” When: Wednesday, December 2, 6:00pm Where: 901 Market Street Why: Learn more about the proposed development. And perhaps report back… ∙ Details To Augment Designs For “CityPlace” (935-965 Market Street)... Read More »

The 1645 Pacific Project: Latest Designs (And Neighbors’ Concerns)

The 1645 Pacific Project: Latest Designs (And Neighbors’ Concerns)

The latest designs for the 1645 Pacific Avenue project we first introduced you to 21 months ago are now online. As proposed, 1645 Pacific (currently two stories and 30 feet) and 1661 Pacific (currently one story and 18 feet) would be replaced by a six-story, 65-foot-tall (excluding 9-16 foot... Read More »

The Grand Plan For A San Francisco “Transit Center District”

The Grand Plan For A San Francisco “Transit Center District”

The Planning Department’s draft Transit Center District Plan for the rectangle bounded by Market, Steuart, Folsom, and mid-block between 3rd and New Montgomery is now online. The plan’s five Core Goals: 1. Build on the General Plan’s Urban Design Element and Downtown Plan, establishing controls, guidelines, and standards to... Read More »

The Grand Plan And Aesthetics For Candlestick/Hunters Point

The Grand Plan And Aesthetics For Candlestick/Hunters Point

The full Candlestick Point-Hunters Point Shipyard Phase II Development Plan Draft Environmental Impact Report is now online in six volumes and thirty-eight parts. The overview: The Project proposed by Lennar Urban includes a mixed-use community with a wide range of residential, retail, office, research and development, civic and community... Read More »

Whole Foods On Stanyan At Haight (Less 62 Condos) Has Its Lease

Whole Foods On Stanyan At Haight (Less 62 Condos) Has Its Lease

As we reported via a plugged-in tipster in May: “The other half had a storewide meeting at Whole Foods last night. It was told to them that the has been scaled back to be just like the Noe Valley project. No external construction – no condos,... Read More »

Details To Augment Designs For “CityPlace” (935-965 Market Street)

Details To Augment Designs For “CityPlace” (935-965 Market Street)

Augmenting the designs we brought you a year ago, the Draft Environmental Impact Report for 935-965 Market Street (a.k.a. “CityPlace“) is now online with all its gory details. The building would be on the south side of Market Street, mid-block between Fifth and Sixth Streets. Stevenson Street forms the... Read More »