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And Yes, A Few Kinky Condos Could Hypothetically Be Coming Soon

And Yes, A Few Kinky Condos Could Hypothetically Be Coming Soon

While Kink’s window restoration project for the San Francisco Armory has been replacing boarded-up and broken windows for the first time in 30 years, and the building might actually be feeling a bit festive (rather than altogether abandoned), it’s the hypothetical “Kink condos” that seem to be getting all... Read More »

The Temporary Transbay Terminal Site, Design, And Meeting

The Temporary Transbay Terminal Site, Design, And Meeting

Even If you can’t make this evening’s community meeting (from 5:30-7:30) to discuss traffic circulation and parking revisions for San Francisco’s temporary Transbay Terminal Project (hey, different strokes for different folks), you might appreciate the background. The Temporary Terminal Project will provide temporary replacement bus terminal facilities in order... Read More »

The SocketSite Scoop On 70 South Park (A.K.A. “Gallery House”)

The SocketSite Scoop On 70 South Park (A.K.A. “Gallery House”)

It’s one of three new buildings rising (as opposed to being razed) in San Francisco’s South Park. And unfortunately for all those who have inquired, it’s not going to hit the market upon completion. Designed by Ogrydziak/Prillinger, 70 South Park (aka “Gallery House”) will house an art gallery on... Read More »

Another Reader’s Reality: Living Off Of Third Street In Bayview

Another Reader’s Reality: Living Off Of Third Street In Bayview

On Monday it was one reader’s reality versus perception regarding life around Sixth Street in mid-SoMa/Market/town. Today we highlight another reader’s reality, and this time it’s living off of Third Street in Bayview: ike many areas of San Francisco you have to be cautious and use common sense. I... Read More »

Will Sand Studios Be Making A Statement At 136 South Park?

Will Sand Studios Be Making A Statement At 136 South Park?

It’s a plugged-in tipster that directs us to the demolition of 136 South Park: Would love to get some insider info on what’s to come. I want to live in so bad. It’s such a quaint little neighborhood. Oh and the [Butler and the Chef across the... Read More »

Listed San Francisco Home Sales Volume Down/Down In November

According to the San Francisco Association of Realtors (via SFCAHomes Blog), November sales volume for listed single family homes in San Francisco fell 24.9% on a year-over-year basis (175 transactions in 2007 versus 233 transactions in 2006) and dropped 11.6% compared to the month prior (198 transactions in October... Read More »

Speaking Of 5800 Third Street (A Development/Developer Update)

Speaking Of 5800 Third Street (A Development/Developer Update)

When we first mentioned 5800 Third Street two years ago Levin Menzies & Associates and Lennar were leading the development charge and the project was seeking Planning Commission approval. Today, the project is the hands of Noteware Development and the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group (UIG) and construction is... Read More »

JustQuotes: Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Coming To Bayview

“The world’s third-largest retailer plans to open the first full-service grocery store along San Francisco’s Third Street corridor, concluding a more than decadelong effort by city officials to expand the impoverished area’s food shopping options. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, the aggressively expanding U.S. division of British-based Tesco PLC,... Read More »

Neighborhood Perception Versus (At Least One Reader’s) Reality

Neighborhood Perception Versus (At Least One Reader’s) Reality

It’s neighborhood perception versus (at least one reader’s) reality: As someone who has lived within two blocks of for the last 15 years, I think it deserves mention that this neighborhood has already changed a lot. When I moved into an apartment on Tehama between 5th... Read More »

The 4 Design Concepts For The Future Of San Francisco’s Japantown

The 4 Design Concepts For The Future Of San Francisco’s Japantown

You had a chance to see the designs for redeveloping San Francisco’s Japantown Center unveiled in person (and provide your input). And a reader even provided a down and dirty overview for those who couldn’t attend. But no need to fret if you missed either, the Nichi Bei Times... Read More »