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A Zack/de Vito Design (And Home) Hits The Market On Chattanooga

A Zack/de Vito Design (And Home) Hits The Market On Chattanooga

It just under a year ago that we discovered the listing for 110 Chattanooga #B (which sold for $1,510,000). And as we noted, 110 Chattanooga is a “2-unit building on narrow lot” designed and built by Zack | de Vito Architecture in 2004. And as we also noted: Okay,... Read More »

An Ornate 1893 Victorian At 1915 Oak For 1825 Thousand (Dollars)

An Ornate 1893 Victorian At 1915 Oak For 1825 Thousand (Dollars)

And as much as we admire modern, we can’t help but appreciate an ornate old Victorian. ∙ Listing: 1915 Oak Street (4/2.5) – $1,825,000 Read More »

I Can See For Miles And Miles And Miles And Miles (2820 Pacific)

I Can See For Miles And Miles And Miles And Miles (2820 Pacific)

2820 Pacific is a Wills Jefferson Polk designed mansion “built in 1910 for the Misses Alice and Caroline Griffith”; is one of the few Pacific Heights homes with a lot that stretches all the way from Pacific to Broadway; and was the very first San Francisco Decorator Showcase home... Read More »

What Can We Say, We’re Suckers For A Nice Ceiling (723 Bay)

What Can We Say, We’re Suckers For A Nice Ceiling (723 Bay)

What can we say, we’re suckers for a Casitas with a nice ceiling (both scale and style). ∙ Listing: 723 Bay (3/2.5) – $2,150,000 Read More »

Sunset’s 2007 San Francisco Idea House: A Few Facts

Sunset’s 2007 San Francisco Idea House: A Few Facts

While it’s true that one-half (as in one of two units) of the Sunset Idea House hit the market last week, it’s not true that the developer and Sunset have parted ways. Expect all 4,800 square feet (1,200 at 1303 Alabama and 3,600 at 3027 25th) to be on... Read More »

The SocketSite Scoop: Half Of The Sunset Idea House Hits The Market

A plugged-in tipster forwards an email exchange between two incredulous San Francisco real estate watchers. The basic gist: A: Half of that “freaky-eco project” on Alabama and 25th just hit the market. Open this weekend. For free! M: $900/sqft for a TIC in this part of the Mission? And... Read More »

Speaking Of AIA Recognized Homes: 281 Chestnut Hits The Market

Speaking Of AIA Recognized Homes: 281 Chestnut Hits The Market

On the heels of last week’s AIA sponsored modern home tour in San Francisco, 281 Chestnut has officially hit the market with a list price of $5,995,000. Designed by Leddy Maytum Stacy, and completed in 2001, the home received an AIA Honor Award in 2002. With exposure on four... Read More »

It’s Official: Pelli Clarke Pelli/Hines Win The Transbay Competition

It’s Official, the Pelli Clarke Pelli/Hines team have won the Transbay Terminal and Tower design competition. But even as they selected the Hines-Pelli team over two rivals, leaders of the Transbay Joint Powers Authority stressed that the proposal now on the table is a starting point, not a fait... Read More »

Lotus House Rising (And A Plug For SF’s Build It Green Home Tour)

Lotus House Rising (And A Plug For SF’s Build It Green Home Tour)

One plugged-in tipster directs our attention to the fabulous mkLotus modular home (i.e., prefab) that’s sprouted up in the plaza across from San Francisco’s City Hall (and marks the near-arrival of this weekend’s West Coast Green conference and expo). While another seeks a plug for this Sunday’s (9/23) Build... Read More »

JustQuotes: Architecture Check (And Opinion) On Isle Three

“The new Whole Foods Market in San Francisco shows with meticulous precision why upscale grocery stores are coveted by communities that want to see themselves as fully rounded or on the map. In the process, it also shows the design gap between mainstream America’s stylish retail environments and the... Read More »