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Hearing for 100 Units of Housing to End up at 6th and Harrison

Hearing for 100 Units of Housing to End up at 6th and Harrison

Having shed its current Sixth Street address and associations, the proposed 8‐story building to rise at 988 Harrison Street, on the northeast corner of Sixth and Harrison across from The EndUp, is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission at the end of this month. The refined... Read More »

Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

As views aren’t protected in San Francisco, the official opposition to adding two floors atop the two-story Nob Hill warehouse building at 1469 Pacific Avenue and converting the building into nine condos, with ten parking spaces and a commercial unit below, focuses on the potential loss of “all access... Read More »

The City Isn’t Digging the Plans for an Historic Art Deco Garage

The City Isn’t Digging the Plans for an Historic Art Deco Garage

The designs for a six-story hotel to rise behind the historic Art Deco façade of the Central SoMa garage at 224 Townsend Street have been drawn and proposed. But the City isn’t digging the plans. As designed by Stanton Architecture for Stonebridge Reality Advisors, which is in contract to... Read More »

Pushback on Plans for a Conservatory of Music Tower

Pushback on Plans for a Conservatory of Music Tower

Speaking of development along the Van Ness Corridor, the City has just finished its preliminary review of a proposed 150-foot-tall building to rise at 200-214 Van Ness Avenue, fronting Van Ness between Hayes Street and Tom Waddell Place. And it’s pushing back on the height. As proposed, the existing... Read More »

Ruling Helps Clear the Way for 120 Van Ness Corridor Condos to Rise

Ruling Helps Clear the Way for 120 Van Ness Corridor Condos to Rise

San Francisco’s Zoning Administrator has issued a key ruling that should help clear the way for a 14-story building with up to 120 condos to rise up to 130-feet in height at 830 Eddy Street, replacing the current two-story parking structure for 62 cars on the site. Originally developed... Read More »

Rebirth of Geneva Car Barn Building Ready to Roll

Rebirth of Geneva Car Barn Building Ready to Roll

Plans to rehabilitate and re-purpose the landmark and long-abandoned Geneva Car Barn buildings at Geneva and San Jose have been in the works since 2004. And with funding having been secured for Phase One of the two-phase project, a project which will eventually transform the former Powerhouse and Office... Read More »

Refined Designs and Hearing for a 126-Unit Oakland Tower

Refined Designs and Hearing for a 126-Unit Oakland Tower

As we first reported earlier this week, the plans for a proposed 16-story Downtown Oakland tower to rise up to 175-feet in height at 250 14th Street, with 126 apartments over 3,200 square feet of retail space and a podium garage for 81 cars, are closer to reality and... Read More »

Designs for Building up in Bayview

Designs for Building up in Bayview

Built for a saloon in 1900, the first floor of the two-story Bayview building at 4128 Third Street was converted into McAfee’s One Hour Martinizing in 1996. A fire damaged the second-story apartment in 2013, the dry cleaner was shuttered last year, and the building currently sits vacant.  But... Read More »

One Year Later and worth $175,000 Less in the Mission

One Year Later and worth $175,000 Less in the Mission

Purchased as a remodeled “grand-scale Italianate Victorian flat located at the intersection of the best part of the Mission and Eureka & Noe Valley neighborhoods” for $1.450 million in March 2015, the 1,440-square-foot condo at 979 Guerrero Street returned to the market this past November listed for $1.495 million.... Read More »

Hayes Valley Rising at Franklin and Oak

Hayes Valley Rising at Franklin and Oak

Having just been granted a neighborhood plan-based exemption from having to complete a more extensive environmental review, the plans for razing the former Franklin Auto Body Shop and parking lot at 22-24 Franklin Street and constructing an eight-story building upon the Hayes Valley site are poised to be approved... Read More »