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Woodside Estate Reduced to 38 Percent of 2012 Price

Woodside Estate Reduced to 38 Percent of 2012 Price

Originally marketed by Sotheby’s for $47.5 million in 2012, the 3.4-acre Woodside estate dubbed “Woodhaven Manor” at 700 Kings Mountain Road – which was built in 1988 and includes a 12,000-square-foot main home, a 1,200-square-foot carriage house and a 1,000-square-foot guest house – was listed for $28.888 million in... Read More »

VC’s Stunning Estate on the Market for $39.75 Million

VC’s Stunning Estate on the Market for $39.75 Million

While not officially listed for sale, the Atherton estate which the co-founder of VanatgePoint Capital Partners, Alan E. Salzman, purchased for $12 million in 2001 is now quietly on the market with a $39.75 million price tag. Originally constructed in the 1930s with a height that exceeds the area’s... Read More »

The Detailed Plans for 240 New High-End Homes

The Detailed Plans for 240 New High-End Homes

With CPMC’s California Hospital Campus at 3700 California slated to be shuttered in 2019, TMG Partners is pushing forward with plans to completely transform the nearly 5-acre site on the southern border of Presidio Heights. And as designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, the proposed redevelopment will yield 240... Read More »

A Creek Runs Through It

A Creek Runs Through It

Described as a “Neo-Nantucket-Georgian Revival” that was redesigned by Paden Prichard, the five-bedroom Mill Valley home at 750 Lovell Avenue sits on a 3.4-acre parcel through which Cascade Creek flows and falls. A 15th Century marble fireplace sits at the center of the home’s lower-level living room which sports... Read More »

Renderings for Proposed 25-Story Oakland Tower Revealed

Renderings for Proposed 25-Story Oakland Tower Revealed

With a 24-story tower rising across the street at 1700 Webster, the final plans and renderings for a proposed 25-story tower to rise at 1721 Webster Street, in Oakland’s Central Business District, will be presented to the city’s Design Review Committee on Wednesday afternoon. As proposed by the Holland... Read More »

Plans for Building up along Broadway

Plans for Building up along Broadway

Plans to level the two-story office building on the southwest corner of Sansome and Broadway are in the works. And as proposed, a new six-story development would rise up to 65 feet in height across the 875 Sansome Street site, with six apartments atop three floors of office space... Read More »

$300K Price Cut for Punk Rocker’s Noe Valley Pad

$300K Price Cut for Punk Rocker’s Noe Valley Pad

Purchased as a 1,500-square-foot Noe Valley home for $750,000 in 2003, Eric Melvin, the lead guitarist for NOFX, doubled the living space at 665 29th Street, remodeled the home’s rear studio, and added the all-new kitchen, lower-level family room, third bedroom and two-car garage below. And having returned to... Read More »

New Timing for Twisty Transbay Tower

New Timing for Twisty Transbay Tower

While the Transbay District site for the twisty 400-foot-tall “Bay Tower” designed by Jeanne Gang to rise at 160 Folsom Street, on the northwest corner of Folsom and Spear, has been cleared and building permits issued, permits to start preparing the site for construction (excavation, shoring and pile driving)... Read More »

Eco-Luxe Guitar House Newly Listed for $25 Million in Marin

Eco-Luxe Guitar House Newly Listed for $25 Million in Marin

Sitting on an 11-acre hilltop parcel upon which Bill Graham’s last home once sat at 800 Corte Madera Avenue in Marin, the so-called ‘Guitar House’ compound took over five years to complete and includes a nearly 10,000 square foot main house in addition to a two-bedroom guest home, staff... Read More »

A Peek into the Future Look and Feel of Candlestick Point

A Peek into the Future Look and Feel of Candlestick Point

Among the very first parcels to be developed on Candlestick Point, Block 9A – which will be located between the future 8th and 9th Streets along a newly extended Harney Way, across from the anchoring Candlestick Center Commercial District – is intended to set the “sense of place” within... Read More »