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The Most Expensive Home Sale in San Francisco so Far This Year

The Most Expensive Home Sale in San Francisco so Far This Year

While never officially listed for sale on the MLS, the nine-bedroom Presidio Heights mansion at 34 Maple Street, which was designed by Hermann Barth and built for Mary A. Huntington in 1910, quietly hit the market at the end of last year with a $25 million price tag. The... Read More »

Redevelopment of Macy’s Men’s Store Building Slated for Approval

Redevelopment of Macy’s Men’s Store Building Slated for Approval

In the works since the end of 2016, as we first reported at the time, plans to strip the concrete and travertine skin from the exterior of the Macy’s Men’s Store building at 120 Stockton Street and install a glass curtain wall facade are slated to be approved at... Read More »

More Dorms for Developers in Western SoMa as Proposed

More Dorms for Developers in Western SoMa as Proposed

With 200 mini apartments rising on the 333 12th Street parcel to the left, and the ground having been broken for 136 units to rise on the 1532 Harrison Street parcel, on the other side of the 1907-era duplex, to the right, plans to infill the Western SoMa parking... Read More »

Supersized Van Ness Corridor Development Contemporized

Supersized Van Ness Corridor Development Contemporized

As we first reported last week, plans to double the unit density of the approved development to rise upon the former service station site on the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Filbert, on the eastern edge of Cow Hollow, by leveraging San Francisco’s HOME SF program to... Read More »

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Priced at $29.8 Million

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Priced at $29.8 Million

Having been unofficially on the market as an unfinished spec home without a published price since 2016, the new modern Atherton mansion which sits on a 1.6-acre parcel at 96 Ridge View Drive and offers views to the skyline of San Francisco is now construction complete and officially on... Read More »

Plans for a Less Classy Mission District Development in Play

Plans for a Less Classy Mission District Development in Play

Having already been redesigned to look less upscale, the façade of the approved seven story development to rise up to 79 feet in height upon the former auto body shop site at 1924 Mission Street has been redesigned anew, “to reflect a more traditional design…in keeping with the character... Read More »

Merged Millennium Tower City Residence Fetches $4.66M

Merged Millennium Tower City Residence Fetches $4.66M

Two adjacent units on the fourth floor of the eleven-story mid-rise component of San Francisco’s leaning Millennium Tower development (a.k.a. the City Residences) were legally merged back in 2013 to create a single four-bedroom unit #401 which measures 3,814 square feet and sold for $5.3 million in May of... Read More »

Designer Glen Park Home Fetches 9.5 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Designer Glen Park Home Fetches 9.5 Percent over Its 2014 Price

As we wrote three weeks ago: Designed by architect Strachan Forgan and built for himself in 2007, the 1,850-square-foot Glen Park home at 1223 Bosworth Street was featured on the American Institute of Architects (AIA) tour of homes back in 2009. While the modern home – which is outfitted... Read More »

More Height and Density on Van Ness as Newly Proposed

More Height and Density on Van Ness as Newly Proposed

While plans for a six-story over basement building to rise up to 65 feet in height upon the former service station site turned perennial Christmas tree lot on the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Filbert, on the eastern edge of Cow Hollow, were approved back in 2014,... Read More »

Modern LEED Platinum Home Fetches $3.7M

Modern LEED Platinum Home Fetches $3.7M

Designed by DNM Architecture, built for “a technology company executive” in 2014 and priced at $4.75 million in the first quarter of 2016, the LEED Platinum certified home at 4443 19th Street sold for $3.3 million that June. Listed with a total of four bedrooms, which includes a detached... Read More »