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Mrs. Doubtfire House Priced at $4.45 Million, Peek Inside

Mrs. Doubtfire House Priced at $4.45 Million, Peek Inside

While it’s still not listed on the MLS nor yet official inventory, the asking price for the iconic “Mrs. Doubtfire House” at 2640 Steiner Street, which was purchased for $1.395 million in 1997, has been set at $4.45 million. According to the agent for the four-bedroom Pacific Heights home... Read More »

Million Dollar Cut for Modern Mission Dolores Statement Home

Million Dollar Cut for Modern Mission Dolores Statement Home

Designed by Stanley Saitowitz, listed for $7.998 million in April, and withdrawn from the MLS without a reported sale in July, the modern 4,665-square-foot Mission Dolores home at 50 Oakwood Street has just returned to the market listed for a million less ($6.995 million). Marketed as an “oasis in... Read More »

Market Street Development Could Be Cut Short by New Report

Market Street Development Could Be Cut Short by New Report

Plans to level the the Golden Gate Building at 1028 Market Street, which was previously home to Hollywood Billiards and is now occupied by “The Hall,” and develop a new 13-story building – with 186 apartments over 4 ground-floor restaurant/retail spaces and a basement garage for 42 cars on... Read More »

Pushback on the Plans to Build atop Hopwater’s Historic Home

Pushback on the Plans to Build atop Hopwater’s Historic Home

San Francisco’s Planning Department has finished its preliminary review of the proposed plans for adding five new floors and twenty one-bedroom apartments atop the historic Key Klub building at 850 Bush Street which is located within the Lower Nob Hill National Register Historic District and is currently home to... Read More »

Folsom Street Rising: Six Stories in Western SoMa Closer to Reality

Folsom Street Rising: Six Stories in Western SoMa Closer to Reality

The Planning Commission hearing for a proposed 24-unit building to rise up to six stories in height at 1228 Folsom Street has been slated for October 13. As we first reported about the Western SoMa project back in 2014, the proposed development would stretch from Folsom to Clementina Street,... Read More »

Ground Broken for 120 Affordable Transbay District Rentals

Ground Broken for 120 Affordable Transbay District Rentals

The ground has formally been broken for 120 affordable apartments to rise on Transbay Block 7 (a.k.a. 255 Fremont), behind the new 32-story tower dubbed Solaire on Transbay Block 6 (a.k.a. 299 Fremont), between Fremont and Beale. Originally slated for an 85-unit building, the structural design for 255 Fremont... Read More »

84-Unit Roost @ Blake Project Closer to Reality

84-Unit Roost @ Blake Project Closer to Reality

Approved for development at the end of last year, the final design for the 84-unit “Roost @ Blake” project to rise up to five stories in height across the 2029-2035 Blake Street site in Berkeley, just west of Shattuck Ave, is slated to be approved by the City’s Zoning... Read More »

Plans for a 21-Story Central SoMa Infill Hotel Revealed

Plans for a 21-Story Central SoMa Infill Hotel Revealed

As we first reported last year, “have no fear, unless you happen to rely on the parking lot at 350 Second Street or own a condo at 77 Dow Place that currently overlooks the parcel, an architect has been engaged to start working on plans for a new... Read More »

Teatro ZinZanni’s Waterfront Development Plan Refined

Teatro ZinZanni’s Waterfront Development Plan Refined

While the issue of whether Teatro ZinZanni’s proposed 180-room hotel and theater development to rise up to four stories in height along the Embarcadero, between Broadway and Vallejo, will be allowed to block the Vallejo Street right-of-way and view corridor has yet to be formally resolved, the design for... Read More »

A Move to Landmark The Upper Haight Is Underway

A Move to Landmark The Upper Haight Is Underway

While ground zero for the nation’s “hippie” and counter-culture movement in the 1960s, and one of the neighborhoods most commonly associated with the ethos of San Francisco, Haight-Ashbury, or The Upper Haight, isn’t one of the City’s twelve Landmark Districts. But that could soon change. Roughly defined as Haight... Read More »