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Dolores Park Hive Now Listed at a Larger Loss and Plying Crypto

Dolores Park Hive Now Listed at a Larger Loss and Plying Crypto

As we reported this past October: Purchased by the founder of Hive Communities for $6.495 million in April of last year, the 5,493-square-foot “Light House” condo at 651 Dolores Street, one of four condos within the converted Second Church of Christ Scientist, returned to the market this past August... Read More »

Planning to Encourage Development of Glen Park Parking Lot

Planning to Encourage Development of Glen Park Parking Lot

The former homes that stood on the underdeveloped Glen Park lot fronting Brompton Avenue and Kern Street were removed in the late 1960s, when the city widened Bosworth Street and reserved the now vacant 21 Brompton Avenue parcel for the potential development of a City-owned parking lot. But when... Read More »

Floating Fire Station (Even) Closer to Reality on San Francisco’s Bay

Floating Fire Station (Even) Closer to Reality on San Francisco’s Bay

Having ditched the previously proposed smooth aluminum exterior panels and terracotta screens, “that lacked precedent within the historic district,” and adopted a corrugated metal finish with aluminum airfoil louvers at either end, the refined plans for a floating expansion of San Francisco’s historic Fire Station 35 at Pier 22... Read More »

Rendering for Skinny Transbay District Tower Revealed

Rendering for Skinny Transbay District Tower Revealed

As we reported last week, plans for a skinny 44-story tower to rise on the Transbay District parcel at 540 Howard Street, upon which the three-story Temple nightclub building currently sits, have been drafted. And as newly rendered by Ankrom Mosian Architects above, and in more detail below, the... Read More »

Shoehorned Home Sans Parking Fetches $3.5 Million

Shoehorned Home Sans Parking Fetches $3.5 Million

Purchased for $3.1 million in April of 2015, the 3,687-square-foot, four-bedroom Clarendon Heights home which was shoehorned between two existing homes, and originally built without any legal way to reach it, returned to the market listed for $3.695 million, or roughly $1,002 per square foot, this past February. Reduced... Read More »

Newly Approved Development on the Market in Dogpatch

Newly Approved Development on the Market in Dogpatch

As we wrote at the beginning of this year: Plans to redevelop the Dogpatch parcel at 2230 Third Street, upon which the one-story Leo’s Tire and Brake shop building which was most recently occupied by Skully Helmets (a crowdfunded tech company which was shuttered in 2016, its assets sold... Read More »

Another “V20” Penthouse Takes a Big Hit in the Mission

Another “V20” Penthouse Takes a Big Hit in the Mission

Purchased for $2.595 million ($1,411 per square foot) in mid-2015, the two-level penthouse unit #505 at 3590 20th and Valencia (a.k.a. the “V20” building) returned to the market listed as “the ultimate luxury living in the best part of the Mission” for $2.349 million ($1,277 per square foot) this... Read More »

Proposed Hub Heights Raised, Impact Report about to Be Drafted

Proposed Hub Heights Raised, Impact Report about to Be Drafted

With San Francisco’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan nearing adoption, the city’s Planning Department is about to start drafting the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the equally ambitious Hub District Plan. In addition to improving and activating the area’s streets, alleys and public realm, the Market Street Hub plan would... Read More »

Contemporary Dogpatch Development Slated for Approval

Contemporary Dogpatch Development Slated for Approval

Plans to raze the two-story Dogpatch building on the northwest corner of 20th and Illinois, which is currently home to Jim’s Smoke Shop and Deli, could be approved next month. And as proposed by Workshop1, a six-story building could rise up to 68 feet in height across the 600... Read More »

More Height for Hayes Valley Tower as Newly Rendered

More Height for Hayes Valley Tower as Newly Rendered

As we first reported early last year: “San Francisco’s Planning Department has completed its preliminary review of the French American International School’s proposed 320-foot tower to rise on its parking lot site at 98 Franklin Street in Hayes Valley. And beyond the proposed height, for which the school has... Read More »