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Redevelopment of KRON TV Site for 239 Condos Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of KRON TV Site for 239 Condos Closer to Reality

As proposed, the former KRON TV building at 1001 Van Ness Avenue, across from Tesla’s first San Francisco showroom, will be razed and a 14-story building, with 239 condos over 5,000 square feet of retail space fronting Van Ness, will rise on the Cathedral Hill site at corner of... Read More »

The Brief History of One Montgomery

The Brief History of One Montgomery

A twelve story building designed by Willis Polk for the First National Bank of San Francisco, which was acquired by Crocker National Bank, was constructed on San Francisco’s 1 Montgomery Street parcel, at the corner of Post, back in 1908. And in 1921, a two-story addition was constructed on... Read More »

Plans to Deposit a 500-Foot Tower atop This Iconic Downtown Bank

Plans to Deposit a 500-Foot Tower atop This Iconic Downtown Bank

Plans to add a tower atop the iconic Crocker Bank Building at 1 Montgomery Street, which now sports the Wells Fargo brand, have been drafted, the development team has met with San Francisco’s Planning Department to discuss, and the preliminary designs have been submitted to the City for review.... Read More »

For Posterity’s Sake in the Tenderloin

For Posterity’s Sake in the Tenderloin

The preservation and incorporation of a portion of the existing Kahn & Keville building’s façade into the proposed development of a 121-unit building on the 500 Turk Street site isn’t simply for aesthetics. For as we noted yesterday, the existing L-shaped building on the site, which was constructed in... Read More »

Plans to Raze Iconic TL Shop for Affordable Apartments to Rise

Plans to Raze Iconic TL Shop for Affordable Apartments to Rise

Plans to level the long-standing tire and auto shop building at Turk and Larkin in the Tenderloin, which Kahn & Keville has occupied since it was built in 1935, have been drawn. And as proposed, the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) will construct an eight-story building, with 121 affordable apartments, parking... Read More »

The New Plans for 300 Grant (Take Three)

The New Plans for 300 Grant (Take Three)

Eight years ago, plans to raze the three-story corner building at 300 Grant Avenue and construct a new ten-story building, with 45 condos over two floors of retail and parking on Downtown parcel were approved. Waylaid by the great recession, the development never materialized. And last year, new plans... Read More »

Plans to Redevelop the Historic Gas Light Company’s Garden House

Plans to Redevelop the Historic Gas Light Company’s Garden House

With the redevelopment of the adjacent gas station site underway, plans to raze the historic San Francisco Gas Light Company’s former garden house and workshop at 3620 Buchanan Street, which shares a parcel and 75-foot-wide garden with the landmark Gas Light Company building at 3640 Buchanan Street, have been... Read More »

An Affordable Yerba Buena Loft (That’s Currently Bank-Owned)

An Affordable Yerba Buena Loft (That’s Currently Bank-Owned)

Designated as one of the development’s required affordable units, the 722-square-foot unit #502 at Yerba Buena Lofts (855 Folsom Street) was purchased as new for a below market rate (BMR) price of $306,500 of 2003. In 2009, the Yerba Buena Lofts Homeowner’s Association filed a lien on unit #502... Read More »

The Full House Home Fetches $4 Million

The Full House Home Fetches $4 Million

The Lower Pacific Heights Victorian at 1709 Broderick Street, which served as the façade of the Tanner’s ‘Full House‘ home, has just sold for $4 million. Designed by Charles Lewis Hinkel and built in 1883, the home previously traded hands for $1.85 million in 2006, after which it was... Read More »

Self-Driving Truck Tech Headed for San Francisco’s Waterfront

Self-Driving Truck Tech Headed for San Francisco’s Waterfront

It has been almost three years since the Port of San Francisco awarded TMG Partners the redevelopment rights for San Francisco’s Pier 38, with TMG winning over the Port with a pitch that emphasized the speed with which they planned to act and an “immediate revitalization” of the pier... Read More »