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Can You Say San Francisco Earthquakes?

Site prep for the construction of 1,400 homes on Hunters Point Parcel A is expected to be completed by the end of the year with first occupancy around 2012. At the same time contingency plans for how to proceed with the overall Hunters and Candlestick Point redevelopment should the... Read More »

Pier 27 Public Workshop On Pier 1 Tonight (7/30/09)

Pier 27 Public Workshop On Pier 1 Tonight (7/30/09)

The Port of San Francisco is holding a public workshop tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Pier 1 to discuss their conceptual designs to transform Pier 27 into a cruise terminal. ∙ Pier 27 Cruise Terminal Design ∙ The Port’s Plan For Pier 27: We Don’t... Read More »

The Drew School Addition Rendering Scoop: Its Living Wall And All

The Drew School Addition Rendering Scoop: Its Living Wall And All

A plugged-in tipster delivers the renderings (click image to enlarge) for the proposed expansion of the Drew School along with a few details on its proposed green wall and roof: An external “living wall” by the inventor of the vertical garden, Patrick Blanc—his first such installation in the U.S.;... Read More »

Drawings For A Proposed Drew School Expansion Along Broderick

Drawings For A Proposed Drew School Expansion Along Broderick

The context and massing for the Drew School’s Broderick Street elevation at the corner of California in Lower Pacific Heights as it currently exists: Its expanded massing and context as is proposed: The proposes to demolish an existing 45-foot-tall, three-story-overbasement residential building at 1831-1835 Broderick Street (Assessors... Read More »

SFJAZZ Snubs San Francisco’s “Jazz District,” Targets Hayes Valley

SFJAZZ Snubs San Francisco’s “Jazz District,” Targets Hayes Valley

According to The Examiner, the nonprofit SFJAZZ is proposing to raze the auto body shop on Franklin between Linden and Fell in Hayes Valley and replace it with 40-foot-tall “three-story building for jazz performances, classes and administration headquarters.” The proposed 9,500-square-foot theater includes seating for up to 750 people,... Read More »

Best-Case Scenario For 55 Laguna: A Ground Breaking Mid-2011

Best-Case Scenario For 55 Laguna: A Ground Breaking Mid-2011

According to the San Francisco Business Times, A.F. Evans is in talks with Related California to partner on the on the development 55 Laguna. Related California President William Witte said they are looking at the numbers and would make a decision in the early fall. He said they are... Read More »

Visions For Empty Lots 2.0

Visions For Empty Lots 2.0

John King continues to riff on what could be done with the myriad undeveloped and stalled out lots currently dotting San Francisco, this time soliciting visions from teams of architects and designers. Above, the Fremont Street site for what was to be The Californian being cleared. Below, ‘Vegetated States,’... Read More »

San Francisco Developers Land $96 Million In Infill Grants

In the last round of California Proposition 1C infill infrastructure grants, which voters approved in 2006, “San Francisco developers won seven state grants worth $96 million” versus one grant for $5 million the last time around.  From J.K. Dineen: The biggest Bay Area recipient was the John Stewart Co.,... Read More »

The Fishers Break CAMP With Respect To The Presidio’s Main Post

The Fishers Break CAMP With Respect To The Presidio’s Main Post

According to John King, “Gap founder Donald Fisher and his family have decided to abandon their efforts to build a contemporary art museum at the Main Post of San Francisco’s Presidio.” In calling off an effort that began with acclaim but turned into the city’s fiercest development battle in... Read More »

Japantown’s Better Neighborhood Plan Update: Draft Acknowledged

Japantown’s Better Neighborhood Plan Update: Draft Acknowledged

While 3D Investments’ redevelopment of the Japan Center Mall and Peace Plaza was pushed back by the economy late last year, the Planning Department’s Japantown Better Neighborhood Plan has been pushing forward. Yesterday a draft plan which includes an overhaul of Peace Plaza and “the conversion of the western... Read More »