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From The Flames Of Saint Paulus, Condos Could Soon Rise

From The Flames Of Saint Paulus, Condos Could Soon Rise

The designs for an eight-story building with 95 condos over a 10,000-square-foot church to rise on the southeast corner of Gough and Eddy are one step closer to being blessed by Planning as the environmental review for the project has been completed and no red flags have been raised.... Read More »

$450K For A 275-Square-Foot Room Without A View

$450K For A 275-Square-Foot Room Without A View

Get ready for the “OMG” headlines, stories and exclamation points as a 275-square-foot studio in San Francisco is in contract with a list price of $450,000!  Yes, that’s over $1,600 per square foot!  And it might even sell for over asking! Of course, having originally been listed for $485,000... Read More »

Designs For Boutique Hotel To Replace Ginsberg’s Pub

Designs For Boutique Hotel To Replace Ginsberg’s Pub

Plans to raze the shuttered Ginsberg’s Dublin Pub on the corner of Bay and Mason, and build a boutique four-story hotel on the site, are moving forward and the project has been dubbed “Rainflower.” As designed by NC2, the proposed development which borders North Beach and Fisherman’s Wharf includes... Read More »

Iconic Dogpatch Bar On The Market For $580K

Iconic Dogpatch Bar On The Market For $580K

Resurrected in 2014, with redwood wainscoting, Victorian flocked wallpaper and a refurbished pool table, the iconic Sea Star bar at 2289 Third Street, adjacent to the corner Dogpatch Café, is on the market for $580,000. Keep in mind the price includes the bar’s furnishings, liquor license and a negotiable... Read More »

Russian Hill Condo Misses The $3K Mark (But Fetches $6.9M)

Russian Hill Condo Misses The $3K Mark (But Fetches $6.9M)

Listed for $7.5 million last month, twice the price at which the three-bedroom Russian Hill condo had been purchased at the end of 2013 prior to being completely remodeled by Black Mountain Construction with April Sheldon Design, and a sale at which would have topped $3,000 per square foot,... Read More »

Bayview Castle Fails To Land Its Lannister

Bayview Castle Fails To Land Its Lannister

The listing for the two-unit Bayview “castle” at 53-55 Pomona Street, which is not to be confused with the Bayview castle at 1540 Newhall Street nor the Albion Castle 881 Innes Avenue, has been withdrawn from the MLS without a reported sale. Having traded hands for $880,000 in 2006, the Pomona... Read More »

Billionaires Row Mansion ‘Only’ Fetches $31M

Billionaires Row Mansion ‘Only’ Fetches $31M

The sale of the Billionaires Row mansion at 2701 Broadway has just closed escrow with a contract price of $31 million, a whopping $8 million under asking but still $4 million more than celebrity chef Roxanne Klein and her entrepreneur/environmentalist husband Michael Klein (who once toured with The Dead) paid... Read More »

‘Historic’ Mission District Garage Eyed For Development

‘Historic’ Mission District Garage Eyed For Development

Considered a potential Historic Resource for the ‘Inner Mission Reconstruction Historic District,’ the redevelopment of the garage known as Jay’s Auto Body Center at 1721 15th Street, between Little Star Pizza and The Monastery, could be a little tricky. But the owners of the building have met with San... Read More »

New SoMa Jail Will Displace McDonald’s, Perhaps Residents Too

New SoMa Jail Will Displace McDonald’s, Perhaps Residents Too

Another McDonald’s is slated to be razed in San Francisco, this time to make room for a new County Jail. As part of a larger program to relocate City agencies from San Francisco’s seismically deficient Hall of Justice at 850 Bryant Street, the proposed Detention Facility Project involves the... Read More »

Bids For Mid-Market Tower Site Due In Two Weeks

Bids For Mid-Market Tower Site Due In Two Weeks

Bids to buy 30 Van Ness Avenue, the five-story building which is owned and occupied by the City and sits on a Mid-Market parcel zoned for development up to 400 feet in height, and is large enough to support the development of over 500 units of housing, are due on... Read More »

City Attorney Demands McDonald’s Clean Up Haight-Ashbury Site

City Attorney Demands McDonald’s Clean Up Haight-Ashbury Site

Citing nearly 1,100 service calls to the San Francisco Police Department over the past three years, City Attorney Dennis Herrera has sent a pre-litigation demand letter and draft legal complaint to McDonald’s corporate headquarters seeking the CEO’s assistance in abating the “lawlessness harbored” at its Haight-Ashbury location, noting the... Read More »

Developer Might Ditch Plans For An Underground S.F. Flower Mart

Developer Might Ditch Plans For An Underground S.F. Flower Mart

Facing ongoing push-back from tenants of the San Francisco Flower Mart, Kilroy Realty has drafted an alternative design for their proposed re-development of the Flower Mart site which would ditch their plans for a high-tech underground market and keep the New Flower Mart above ground. The alternate design also raises... Read More »

Historic Bryant Street Building Could Be Going To The Dogs

Historic Bryant Street Building Could Be Going To The Dogs

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency is planning to vacate the historic Municipal Railway Overhead Lines building at 1401/1419 Bryant Street which was built in 1893. And as proposed, the interior of the building will be gutted and an all-new building will be constructed within the envelope of the... Read More »

City-Owned Buildings With Historic Murals Could Soon Be Sold

City-Owned Buildings With Historic Murals Could Soon Be Sold

In the works since 2010, the two city-owned buildings at the intersection of Alemany Boulevard and Onondaga Avenue (35-45 Onondaga) could soon be authorized to be sold with a proposed minimum bid of $640,000. The sale of the Alemany Health Center buildings would include two murals (Community Spirit and... Read More »

Looking For An $8.6M Luxury Faraday Cage With Views?

Looking For An $8.6M Luxury Faraday Cage With Views?

Purchased for $2.7 million in 2007, the fourth floor of 2170 Jackson Street was taken down to the studs, every external wall, sub-floor and ceiling surface was painted with a thick semi-conducting paint, the floors were connected with wire tape to the walls, the walls were connected with wire... Read More »