Articles Filed Under: Neighborhoods

(4,356 posts)
Infamous Mitchell Brothers O’Farrell Theatre on the Market

Infamous Mitchell Brothers O’Farrell Theatre on the Market

Having opened as an X-rated theater and porn studio in 1969 and subsequently transitioned into the infamous “close-contact” strip club, with multiple themed rooms and live shows, it remains today, the former Pontiac dealership turned Mitchell Brothers O’Farrell Theatre at 895 O’Farrell Street is quietly on the market for... Read More »

Plans for 115-Unit Building in the Tenderloin Move Ahead

Plans for 115-Unit Building in the Tenderloin Move Ahead

While the two-story garage at O’Farrell Street has been identified as a contributor to the Uptown Tenderloin Historic District, the team behind a proposed 13-story development to rise up to 130 feet in height upon its parcel are pushing ahead. As we first reported last year, the building as... Read More »

A Little Laurel Heights Infill Project

A Little Laurel Heights Infill Project

Purchased for $3.425 million last year, plans to level the little medical office building at 3641-3643 California Street, which is home to Golden Gate Pediatrics, across from CPMC’s 5-acre California Hospital Campus (which is to be razed and redeveloped as well), are in the works. As designed by DMARCstudio,... Read More »

Waylaid Waterfront Hotel and Theater Development Closer to Reality

Waylaid Waterfront Hotel and Theater Development Closer to Reality

Having previously been redesigned to be more in character with the existing architecture of the city’s Northeast Waterfront Landmark District, the plans for Teatro ZinZanni’s proposed hotel and theater development to rise up to four stories in height along the Embarcadero, on the 250-space parking lot owned by the... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Central SoMa Gas Station Site (And More)

Bonus Plans for Central SoMa Gas Station Site (And More)

Plans to level the Central SoMa Shell station on the northeast corner of Bryant and construct a modern, 9-story office building on its 598 Bryant site have been abandoned. Instead, plans to level both the gas station and the adjacent Speedway Digital Printing building at 475 4th Street have... Read More »

Monster Planning Commission Meeting in the Mission Next Month

Monster Planning Commission Meeting in the Mission Next Month

With the legal battle between the family that held title to the 1979 Mission Street parcel and the development team behind the proposed 331-unit project to rise up to ten stories on the corner site having been resolved and plans for the so-called “Monster in the Mission” having quietly... Read More »

Liberty Hill Cottage Fetches Over $3K Per Square Foot!

Liberty Hill Cottage Fetches Over $3K Per Square Foot!

The two-bedroom, 870-square-foot cottage at 835 Sanchez Street, which sits on a 2,200-square-foot parcel with big views atop Liberty Hill, has just sold for $2.725 million. That’s $3,132 per square foot! But as is the case with almost every breathless report about the “insane!” price of a fire damaged,... Read More »

More Density and Time for Brooklyn Basin Development as Proposed

More Density and Time for Brooklyn Basin Development as Proposed

With only 241 of the fully-entitled project’s 3,100 units of housing to rise on the Brooklyn Basin site along Oakland’s waterfront currently under construction, the Signature Development Group is now seeking approval to add another 600 apartments to the project’s total. As proposed, the additional units could be “accommodated”... Read More »

Bigger Cut for Approved Development in the Trendyloin

Bigger Cut for Approved Development in the Trendyloin

As we reported last year: Purchased as an un-entitled Tenderloin parcel for $1.6 million three years ago, plans for an eight-story, market-rate building with 23 sub-500-square-foot residential units to rise on the 430 Eddy Street site were approved by the City . Two months later, the now “Fully... Read More »

Downsized Development Slated for Approval in the Tendernob

Downsized Development Slated for Approval in the Tendernob

Plans to raze the “fully remodeled Single-Family Home with all the bells and whistles” at 611 Jones Street, which was purchased for $3 million in 2015, and build up to 90 feet in height upon the narrow Lower Nob Hill site, a block from its border with the Tenderloin,... Read More »