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Another Million Dollar Cut for That Four Seasons Super Unit Shell

Another Million Dollar Cut for That 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 reduced to a shell following its approval to be merged with the adjacent unit #22B to create a 3,600-square-foot “super unit,” and its price was subsequently reduced... Read More »

Hearing for 100 Units of Housing to End up at 6th and Harrison

Hearing for 100 Units of Housing to End up at 6th and Harrison

Having shed its current Sixth Street address and associations, the proposed 8‐story building to rise at 988 Harrison Street, on the northeast corner of Sixth and Harrison across from The EndUp, is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission at the end of this month. The refined... Read More »

Refined Designs and Timing for Eagle Plaza

Refined Designs and Timing for Eagle Plaza

As part of the approved 1532 Harrison project, which should break ground later this year and rise up to seven stories at Harrison and 12th Streets, the stretch of 12th between Harrison and Bernice will be converted into a “slow street” and public outdoor space dubbed Eagle Plaza, with... Read More »

Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

As views aren’t protected in San Francisco, the official opposition to adding two floors atop the two-story Nob Hill warehouse building at 1469 Pacific Avenue and converting the building into nine condos, with ten parking spaces and a commercial unit below, focuses on the potential loss of “all access... Read More »

The City Isn’t Digging the Plans for an Historic Art Deco Garage

The City Isn’t Digging the Plans for an Historic Art Deco Garage

The designs for a six-story hotel to rise behind the historic Art Deco façade of the Central SoMa garage at 224 Townsend Street have been drawn and proposed. But the City isn’t digging the plans. As designed by Stanton Architecture for Stonebridge Reality Advisors, which is in contract to... Read More »

Miami in Marin for $13.5 Million

Miami in Marin for $13.5 Million

Newly built on a half-acre Tiburon parcel with big San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, and Marin views, the modern 4,500-square-foot home at 1860 Mountain View Drive has just hit the market with a $13.5 million price tag. The master bedroom on the main floor features an eleven-foot ceiling, with... Read More »

Rebirth of Geneva Car Barn Building Ready to Roll

Rebirth of Geneva Car Barn Building Ready to Roll

Plans to rehabilitate and re-purpose the landmark and long-abandoned Geneva Car Barn buildings at Geneva and San Jose have been in the works since 2004. And with funding having been secured for Phase One of the two-phase project, a project which will eventually transform the former Powerhouse and Office... Read More »

Refined Designs and Hearing for a 126-Unit Oakland Tower

Refined Designs and Hearing for a 126-Unit Oakland Tower

As we first reported earlier this week, the plans for a proposed 16-story Downtown Oakland tower to rise up to 175-feet in height at 250 14th Street, with 126 apartments over 3,200 square feet of retail space and a podium garage for 81 cars, are closer to reality and... Read More »

Postmodern in Marin for $2.2 Million

Postmodern in Marin for $2.2 Million

On the market for $2.925 million in 2013, reduced a few times and relisted for $2.35 million at the end of last year, the asking price for the postmodern Lucas Valley Estates home at 20 Westgate Drive has just been dropped to $2.195 million. Designed by owner-architect James Shay... Read More »

Another Million Dollar Cut for G’s Infamous Infinity Penthouse

Another Million Dollar Cut for G’s Infamous Infinity Penthouse

As plugged-in people know, the infamous Gurbaksh Chahal (a.k.a. “G”) has been trying to unload his 3,355-square-foot penthouse unit #37B atop the Infinity at 301 Main Street for nearly a year and was originally asking an unlisted $12 million for the pad. Quietly listed for $8.8 million four months later,... Read More »