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Plans for Redeveloping Balboa Reservoir Site Revealed

Plans for Redeveloping Balboa Reservoir Site Revealed

The final three plans for redeveloping the western 17 acres of the Balboa Reservoir site, which is currently a 1,000-space parking lot under the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, have been revealed and could yield over 1,200 units of housing; parking for up to 1,260 cars;... Read More »

Purple Building’s Days are Numbered, Tech Space to Rise

Purple Building’s Days are Numbered, Tech Space to Rise

As we wrote last year: Plans to raze the purple building at 340 11th Street, a former metal shop in the middle of San Francisco’s 11th Street Club Corridor, and construct a modern four-story building on its lot, have just been granted an exception from having to complete a... Read More »

Pac Heights Pad on the Market for $40 Million Has Sold

Pac Heights Pad on the Market for $40 Million Has Sold

The shiny new 12,000-square-foot spec home at 2712 Broadway, which has been on the market since the end of last year with a $40 million price tag, has sold “in a battle with multiple bidders,” according to Pacific Union’s PR team. The final contract price for the Billionaires Row home... Read More »

Plans for a Hotel to Sprout on Shuttered ‘Oasis of the ‘Loin’ Site

Plans for a Hotel to Sprout on Shuttered ‘Oasis of the ‘Loin’ Site

Shuttered by a rent increase last year, plans to level the former Amsterdam Café at 937 Geary Street, along with the two adjacent storefronts at 939 Geary (Hanaro Cocktails) and 941 Geary, are in the works. And as proposed, a five-story hotel will rise up to 58 feet in... Read More »

The New Old Jerusalem

The New Old Jerusalem

The plans to develop a new six-story building on the Mission District parcel at 2976 Mission Street, plans which would require demolishing the existing two-story building on the site, do not include a replacement space for Old Jerusalem. But fans of the restaurant have no fear, and in fact... Read More »

One Oak Tower and Plaza Slated for Approval

One Oak Tower and Plaza Slated for Approval

Along with the refined designs for its signature plaza which we first revealed last week and are newly rendered in more detail below, the plans for the proposed One Oak Street tower to rise up to 400 feet in height (420 feet if you count its parapet) on the... Read More »

Plans for More Public Parking in Central SoMa, at Least for Now

Plans for More Public Parking in Central SoMa, at Least for Now

Emphasizing that the one of the specific objectives of San Francisco’s pending Central SoMa plan “is to encourage mode shift away from private automobile use,” San Francisco’s Planning Department isn’t too thrilled about plans to convert 340 Townsend Street’s private garage into a 188-space public parking facility, but that’s... Read More »

High-End Cow Hollow Home Fetches 2014-Era Price

High-End Cow Hollow Home Fetches 2014-Era Price

Purchased as a 2,320-square-foot home “with wonderful period detail” for $1.4 million in 2009, 2652 Chestnut Street returned to the market as a contemporary 4,870-square-foot home with an extra floor in 2014 and sold for $7.025 million that June. Listed for $7.539 million this past October, “with luxurious finishes... Read More »

Another Contemporary Condo in the Mission Now Listed at a Loss

Another Contemporary Condo in the Mission Now Listed at a Loss

The 17 new condos in the contemporary Mission District development at 3500 19th Street hit the market in late 2013 priced at over $1,000 per square foot, including the two-bedroom unit #206 which was priced at $1,879,000 or roughly $1,208 per foot. Subsequently reduced to $1,799,000, a few days... Read More »

Modern Oakland Hills Home Priced at $4.5 Million

Modern Oakland Hills Home Priced at $4.5 Million

Designed by AAA Architecture in collaboration with Benjamin Parco and built in 2014, upon an Upper Rockridge lot which was laid bare by the Oakland Hills Firestorm twenty-three years before, the four-bedroom home at 132 Alpine Terrace was designed to “maximize views, connect to the outdoors, feature expressive materiality,... Read More »