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Iconic Flintstone House Now Listed for a Million Less

Iconic Flintstone House Now Listed for a Million Less

Having hit the market listed for $4.2 million ten months ago, “priced for somebody who really wanted the quirky 2,730-square-foot home rather than a developer or individual looking for a nearly 2-acre lot upon which to build a much larger Hillsborough house,” the asking price the iconic ‘Flintstone House’... Read More »

Halsey Minor’s $20 Million Mansion Sells for $4 Million Less

Halsey Minor’s $20 Million Mansion Sells for $4 Million Less

Purchased for $20 million in 2007 and on the market since 2012 when listed for five million more, Halsey Minor’s 18,000-square-foot Presidio Heights mansion at 3800 Washington Street, which was modeled after Le Petit Trianon in Versailles France, has finally re-sold for $15.75 million. The confirmed bankruptcy sale included... Read More »

Design for Asian Art Museum Addition Revealed

Design for Asian Art Museum Addition Revealed

The proposed $25 million expansion of San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum at 200 Larkin Street has been rendered and the plans are about to be presented to San Francisco’s Architectural Review Committee for feedback prior to seeking the city’s approval to proceed. Designed by architect Kulapat Yantrasast of wHY,... Read More »

Potential New Tech Space North of Market

Potential New Tech Space North of Market

A major renovation of the 62,000-square-foot Bemis Bag Building at 1088 Sansome Street, which was formerly fully-leased to LeeMah Electronics, is well underway.  And plans to convert the industrial building, which was built in 1906 and is a historic resource for the Northeast Waterfront Landmark District, into three floors of... Read More »

Exceptional Art Deco Temple on the Market in the Mission

Exceptional Art Deco Temple on the Market in the Mission

The rather exceptional Art Deco building at 170 Valencia Street, which is currently owned and occupied by the Baha’í Faith in San Francisco, is now on the market and will be delivered vacant at the close of escrow. Designed by architect Harold Stoner and built for the Independent Order... Read More »

Another Big Cut for That Gutted Four Seasons Super Unit Shell

Another Big Cut for That Gutted Four Seasons Super Unit Shell

Asking $5.95 million at the end of 2014, the 2,757-square-foot unit #22A on the twenty-second floor of the Four Seasons Residences was subsequently gutted and reduced to a shell following its approval to be merged with the adjacent unit #22B and create a 3,600-square-foot “super unit”. And its price... Read More »

Plans to Build atop Hopwater’s Historic Home

Plans to Build atop Hopwater’s Historic Home

Speaking of building up in Nob Hill and additions to historic properties, plans to add five new floors atop the brick Key Club building at 850 Bush Street, which is currently home to Hopwater Distribution, have been drafted and submitted to Planning for review. The proposed addition, which includes... Read More »

More, More, More Housing on Market

More, More, More Housing on Market

Plans to raze the two-story building at 1740-1772 Market Street which is currently leased to David Rio, Proposition Chicken and the former Rebel Bar (now 1772 Market Street) are in the works. And if approved at the end of this month, a nine-story development designed by Forum Design, with... Read More »

The Claremont Hotel’s Condo and Expansion Project Rendered

The Claremont Hotel’s Condo and Expansion Project Rendered

With the required Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed expansion of the landmark Claremont Hotel & Spa about to get underway, we now have the detailed renderings of the project to share. As proposed, four of the hotel’s existing tennis courts would be moved to make way for... Read More »

Three Schemes for Hap’s Old Mission Haunt and a New Living Alley

Three Schemes for Hap’s Old Mission Haunt and a New Living Alley

With San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission having cleared the way for Loren ‘Hap’ Jones’ former motorcycle shop at 235 Valencia Street to be razed, the formal plans for the site have now been submitted to Planning, as plugged-in readers have known to expect. As designed by Heller Manus for... Read More »