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San Francisco SWL 337 Proposal: Downsized And Drawn Out

San Francisco SWL 337 Proposal: Downsized And Drawn Out

The proposed retail space for San Francisco’s Seawall Lot 337/Pier 48 (a.k.a. “Mission Rock”) has been cut by more than half and the developers are pushing to “complete the project in phases over a 17-year period that would start in 2013.” As it stands, the project would produce approximately... Read More »

A Gathering Of 555 Washington And Redwood Park YIMBY’s

A Gathering Of 555 Washington And Redwood Park YIMBY’s

A plugged-in tipster notes a neighborhood meeting this evening (5/12) to “preview” the proposed designs for 555 Washington Street and an expanded Redwood Park. The line that caught – and almost brought a tear to – our eyes: The Jackson Square Historic District property owners, the Barbary Coast Neighborhood... Read More »

555 Edinburgh Sells For 24% Over Asking (The Neighborhood Median)

555 Edinburgh Sells For 24% Over Asking (The Neighborhood Median)

The sale of CBS5’s infamous “42 offer” home at 555 Edinburgh closed escrow on 4/22/09 with a reported contract price of $570,000. That’s $111,000 (24%) over asking! On a price per square foot basis ($456), however, that’s 0.2% over the 2009 neighborhood median to date ($455), 6.9% under the... Read More »

Not A Typical NIMBY Fight To Preserve The Bluepeter In Mission Bay

Not A Typical NIMBY Fight To Preserve The Bluepeter In Mission Bay

Currently slated to be razed, the Dogpatch Neighborhood Association hopes to save the Bluepeter Building at 555 Illinois street in Mission Bay. This two-story wooden building with a vaulted roof was built in 1940 for the CF Hendry company, a ship chandlery business. When built, it had direct access... Read More »

If You Think You Know Noe, Now’s The Time To Tell (3976 25th Street)

If You Think You Know Noe, Now’s The Time To Tell (3976 25th Street)

There aren’t a lot of photos (at least not yet) but at least we have a few facts: new construction in Noe circa 2006; three bedrooms and two and one-half baths in the main house plus a one-bedroom apartment; and 4,000 square feet. Purchased for $2,900,000 in November of... Read More »

Eastern Neighborhoods “Amnesty” To Continue Business As Usual

Eastern Neighborhoods “Amnesty” To Continue Business As Usual

The San Francisco Planning Department is offering zoning “amnesty” to 7,000 property owners that aren’t currently compliant within the recently rezoned Eastern Neighborhoods. Thus far, one landlord has applied for amnesty. Fred Snyder of the David Allen Trust is seeking to legalize 660-680 Alabama St., a 50,000-square-foot former factory... Read More »

Turnberry Stops Shopping, Takes Its Bags Wallet And Heads Home

Turnberry Stops Shopping, Takes Its Bags Wallet And Heads Home

Plugged-in people knew Turnberry was quietly shopping their 45 Lansing lot. Now J.K. Dineen reports that they have stopped shopping, have asked for a refund, and are headed home: Rincon Hill developer Turnberry Associates has cancelled its a 40-story deluxe condo tower at 45 Lansing St., and asked the... Read More »

54-58 South Park: The Inside Scoop (Both Literally And Figuratively)

54-58 South Park: The Inside Scoop (Both Literally And Figuratively)

54-58 South Park has been in our sights since they started building and we finally have the scoop (and a peek). It’s two condos over commercial with the condos coming soon. The middle unit #56 measures around 2,000 square feet with two bedrooms (plus study), two and one-half baths;... Read More »

In The Shadow Of The Pyramid 555 Washington

In The Shadow Of The Pyramid 555 Washington

In front of the Planning Commission tomorrow morning: a “request to Consider an increase of the cumulative shadow limits (no net new shadow) for Maritime Plaza and to establish a cumulative shadow limit for Sue Bierman Park .” The importance: to accommodate new shadows cast by the 555... Read More »

North Beach Library And Playground Plans Like You Read About

North Beach Library And Playground Plans Like You Read About

Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the new North Beach Branch Library and upgraded Joe DiMaggio Playground Master Plan is about to get underway. As proposed, the existing North Beach Branch Library would be demolished and a new building would rise on the triangle bounded by Lombard,... Read More »