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Accusations of Fraud and New Mansion Fight

Accusations of Fraud and New Mansion Fight

Having hit the market listed as an “impeccable & elegant home” with “partial views and surrounding gardens” for $11.5 million in April of 2015, the remodeled 6,100-square-foot home at 2939 Vallejo Street, which is the four-story Pacific Heights home to the right of the outlined parcel above, sold for... Read More »

First Richard Neutra Designed Home in SF Illegally Razed

First Richard Neutra Designed Home in SF Illegally Razed

Built in 1936 and known in architectural circles as the Largent House, the modernist home at 49 Hopkins Avenue hit the market listed for $1.475 million in 2013 and sold for $1.4 million that December. From the listing at the time: “One of a kind trophy home in Twin... Read More »

Temporary Transbay Terminal to Become a Condo Showroom

Temporary Transbay Terminal to Become a Condo Showroom

While there are big plans to redevelop the Transbay District block bounded by Howard, Beale, Folsom and Main once San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal is shuttered after San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center opens sometime next year, the ground for around 240 affordable units to rise up to 165-feet... Read More »

Development to Replace Dogpatch Institution in Play

Development to Replace Dogpatch Institution in Play

In the works since 2014, as we first reported at the time, plans to raze the 30-year-old Moshi Moshi Cocktail and Sushi bar on the northwest corner of Third and 18th Streets and develop a six-story building upon the restaurant’s 2092 Third Street parcel have since been approved and... Read More »

Proposed Makeover of the Macy’s Men’s Store Building Revealed

Proposed Makeover of the Macy’s Men’s Store Building Revealed

As envisioned by Morgan Stanley and designed by Gensler, the solid concrete and travertine skin of the Macy’s Men’s Store building at 120 Stockton Street will be replaced with a glass curtain wall and a series of floor to ceiling windows while the interior of the 250,000-square-foot structure will... Read More »

Transformative Market Street Project Slated for Approval

Transformative Market Street Project Slated for Approval

Plans for the proposed 584-unit development to rise up to ten stories in height across the Market Street parcels upon which the Civic Center Hotel (1601 Market), Local 38 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Hall (1621 Market) and two-story Lesser Brothers Building (1629‐1637 Market) currently sit are slated to be... Read More »

Corner Parcel with Approved Plans for 53 Condos in Play

Corner Parcel with Approved Plans for 53 Condos in Play

Plans to demolish the two auto shops on the southeast corner of 16th and Florida Streets and develop a modern seven-story building with 53 condos over 1,600 square feet of restaurant/retail space, 2,000 square feet of commercial PDR space, and a basement garage for 40 cars upon the Mission... Read More »

New Condo Sales and Pricing Slip in San Francisco

New Condo Sales and Pricing Slip in San Francisco

The number of purchase contracts signed for new construction condos in San Francisco dropped 59 percent from August (96) to September (39) but were still 44 percent higher versus the 27 signed in September 2016, according to sales data from The Mark Company. And with an average of 23... Read More »

Plans for an 18-Story Hotel to Rise upon Shuttered LuLu’s Site

Plans for an 18-Story Hotel to Rise upon Shuttered LuLu’s Site

As we first noted nine months ago: While the shuttering of Restaurant LuLu after 24 years at 816 Folsom Street appears to have caught some by surprise, the writing was on the wall if you knew where to look. Purchased for $1 million back in 1991, the parcel upon... Read More »

Historic Hibernia Bank Building on the Market in the Mission

Historic Hibernia Bank Building on the Market in the Mission

Designed by Arthur Brown Jr. of Bakewell & Brown and City Hall fame and built for Hibernia Bank in 1924, an addition to the concrete and steel reinforced building on the northwest corner of Valencia and 22nd Street was added along the bank parcel’s Valencia Street frontage in 1995... Read More »