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Boogie Down In Bernal Heights With A Turntable In The Garage

Boogie Down In Bernal Heights With A Turntable In The Garage

One of two newly-constructed Bernal Heights homes which share a four-car garage serviced by a turntable to shuffle the cars, the 2,250 square foot home at 60 Peralta has just hit the market listed for $1,938,000. As originally proposed, two two-unit buildings with a total of 1,495 additional square feet of living space and an Read More »

Redesigned Dogpatch Development Slated For Approval

Redesigned Dogpatch Development Slated For Approval

Downsized from six stories as originally envisioned and now proposing to incorporate, rather than demolish, a corner portion of the existing two-story building on the Dogpatch site “to serve as a visual reminder of the building’s original use and the industrial history of the neighborhood,” the proposed development of a 69-unit condo building at 815 Read More »

New And Improved: Transbay District Rising

New And Improved: Transbay District Rising

Since we first featured steelblue’s animation for San Francisco’s future Transbay Transit Center last year, a few more renderings have been added to the introductory flyover which includes twenty-three other area developments and two parks which are either under construction, approved or slated to be built. Now including detailed renderings for the proposed developments designed by Read More »

En Fuego On Filbert: Cow Hollow Contemporary Sells For $6.7M

En Fuego On Filbert: Cow Hollow Contemporary Sells For $6.7M

Listed for $6.3 million last month with four bedrooms, four fire pits and a four car garage, the sale of the contemporary Cow Hollow home at 1973 Filbert Street has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $6.7 million. Read More »

Design For Transbay Block 5 Tower Development Revealed

Design For Transbay Block 5 Tower Development Revealed

A plugged-in tipster delivers the first set of renderings for the 550-foot office tower that’s proposed to rise on Transbay Block 5 at the corner of Howard and Beale, with six massive balconies overlooking Howard and Main. Having bid $172.5 million for the land, the team led by Golub Real Estate and The John Buck Company was Read More »

From $4.3M To $9.5M In Fifteen Months, Inspiring Indeed

From $4.3M To $9.5M In Fifteen Months, Inspiring Indeed

As we first reported two weeks ago, the Presidio Heights home at 16 Spruce Street which was designed by architect John Bolles in 1946 and purchased for $ 4.3 million in June of 2013 returned to the market as “an inspired re-imagination of a Mid-Century modern residence” with a list price of $9.5 million on Read More »

Designs For A Hidden Jackson Square Penthouse

Designs For A Hidden Jackson Square Penthouse

Built around 1900 to serve as a smokehouse for Achille Paladini, the “Fish King” of San Francisco, the two-story brick building at 48 Gold Street has since been converted into offices.  And if approved, a 3,900-square-foot penthouse residence will be added atop the Jackson Square building, set back between 11 and 14 feet from the Read More »

Ten-Story Mid-Market Hotel Planned For Kaplan’s Store Site

Ten-Story Mid-Market Hotel Planned For Kaplan’s Store Site

Stanton Architecture, the architects behind the renovation of the Hotel Zetta and the fifteen-story Hampton Inn rising at 942 Mission Street, is working on designs for a ten-story hotel to rise at 1055 Market Street, between Sixth and Seventh, the site of the former Kaplan’s army/navy store and Burners’ paradise which closed after a 75-year Read More »

From Porn Studio To Office Space In SoMa

From Porn Studio To Office Space In SoMa

The financing to raze one of the last original porn studios left in SoMa and construct a five-story office building on its Bluxome Street site has been secured and the official groundbreaking for the 55,000 square foot development has been scheduled for next month. Directly across the street from the massive San Francisco Tennis Club Read More »

Twelve-Story Polk Gulch Development Slated For Approval

Twelve-Story Polk Gulch Development Slated For Approval

The proposed Polk Gulch development which would rise to a height of 130 feet on the south side of Pine Street between Polk and Van Ness Avenue – adjacent to, but not upon, the Grubsteak site – is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in a couple of weeks. As designed by Arquitectonica Read More »

A $700K Cut For A New “Hayes Valley” Home

A $700K Cut For A New “Hayes Valley” Home

On the market for $4,695,000 in May, the newly built home at 39 Lloyd Street was withdrawn from the MLS in July and has just returned, listed anew for $3,995,000. Designed by Studio San, the three-level home includes four legal bedrooms and four full baths, with parking for two cars beneath and a master bedroom Read More »

Ramping Up The Waterfront In Dogpatch

Ramping Up The Waterfront In Dogpatch

As we noted in our earlier report about the latest designs and details for the 9-acre Crane Cove Park to be built along San Francisco’s waterfront in Dogpatch, the plans include a new patio area just south of The Ramp, a patio which will be open to the public but is also expected to serve Read More »

The Finest Home In Diamond Heights?

The Finest Home In Diamond Heights?

Touting an “unmatched” floor plan that flows from room to room and with a “seamless connection to the outdoors,” 11 Cameo Way is now on the market and listed for $2,495,000 as “the finest home in Diamond Heights.” The three-bedroom home totals 2,820 square feet of finished space, with a new master suite on the Read More »

Prefabulous In Emeryville For $500 Per Square Foot

Prefabulous In Emeryville For $500 Per Square Foot

While the garage and ground floor of the modern Emeryville house at 5507 Beaudry Street were built in place, the rest of the home was prefabricated in five sections down in San Jose and assembled on site in a day back in 2011. Measuring 2,083 square feet, the prototype “Simpatico” house was designed by Swatt Read More »

Remodeled, Repositioned And…Reduced

Remodeled, Repositioned And…Reduced

As we reported late last month: Purchased for $1,412,000 three months ago, the Glen Park home at 1750 Noe Street has undergone a quick renovation, remodeling and re-positioning to “the outskirts of Noe Valley.” According to the permits, the project did not include any structural changes other than the relocation of the bathroom on the Read More »