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Transbay Transit Center: Community Insight (And Involvement)

Transbay Transit Center: Community Insight (And Involvement)

Jamie Whitaker from RinconHillSF.org provides the SocketSite community with his take on the Transbay Transit Center as well as a rundown of resources to help keep you “plugged-in” to community meetings and progress around the developing Transbay neighborhood: Read More »

Better Streets San Francisco: Neighborhood Meetings

Better Streets San Francisco: Neighborhood Meetings

It’s not just the developing Transbay/Rincon neighborhoods that are exploring ways to make San Francisco’s streets more pedestrian friendly. The Better Streets Plan will create a unified set of standards, guidelines, and implementation strategies to govern how the City designs, builds, and maintains public streets and rights-of-way. The Plan... Read More »

Readers Put SocketSite’s Real Estate Forums To Work

Readers Put SocketSite’s Real Estate Forums To Work

One reader gets recommendations for where to buy furniture for small spaces, another solicits thoughts about moving to the Inner Sunset , and another is still looking for insight into whether a building will survive the Bay Bridge reconstruction. And as was certain to happen, yet another discovers the... Read More »

Transbay Citizens Advisory Committee Housing Presentation

Transbay Citizens Advisory Committee Housing Presentation

The market rate and affordable housing presentation from the last Transbay Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is available online (ppt file size warning: 26.3MB) and provides a brief overview of the redevelopment area requirement for 35% of all new units to be “affordable” (25% affordable to households earning 60% of... Read More »

The Mint Lofts: The SocketSite Scoop, Update And (Some) Pricing

The Mint Lofts: The SocketSite Scoop, Update And (Some) Pricing

The morning coffee hasn’t kicked in around the office, and until it does, you’ll just have to make due with a couple of pretty pictures. Mochaccinos to the rescue… First and foremost, while the 52 units at 410 Jessie (“Hales Warehouse”) are being sold (50 market rate and 2... Read More »

The Rincon Hill Weblog: A New Virtual Neighborhood Association

The Rincon Hill Weblog: A New Virtual Neighborhood Association

Jamie Whitaker, a “plugged-in” SocketSite reader and recent homebuyer in Rincon Hill (the neighborhood, not the building), has launched RinconHillSF.org. It’s a non-commercial effort to create a “virtual neighborhood association for residents, workers, and visitors who share the region defined by The Embarcadero, Mission Street, Second Street, and Bryant... Read More »

A Building, Coffee and Movement That We Love In Hayes Valley

A Building, Coffee and Movement That We Love In Hayes Valley

The New York Times provides a peek inside, and some back ground on, Loring Sagan’s office (Sagan Piechota Architecture and Build Inc.), loft (for those late nights), and coffee bar (Blue Bottle Coffee) in Hayes Valley. When Loring Sagan bought a decrepit building on Linden Street here in 2002,... Read More »

SocketSite Reader’s Report: Living In North Mission Bay (For Real)

SocketSite Reader’s Report: Living In North Mission Bay (For Real)

Last October we solicited feedback from “past, current, or prospective inhabitants” of the ClockTower Lofts in order to “shed some light on the development in general, and the impact of the Bay Bridge in specific.” We limited comments to those with first-hand knowledge rather than simply conjecture, and... Read More »

Trinity Plaza One Big Step Closer To Reality (And Condos?)

The fate of Trinity Plaza now rests in the hands of the full Board of Supervisors as the proposal for 1,900 new housing units unanimously passed yesterday’s Land Use Committee meeting after four years of political wrangling. After Supervisor Chris Daly announced that the developer (Angelo Sangiacamo) has agreed... Read More »

JustQuotes: The Redevelopment Of Hunters/Candlestick Point

JustQuotes: The Redevelopment Of Hunters/Candlestick Point

“The plan includes at least 8,500 housing units, 2 million square feet of office space, an 8,000- to 12,000-seat arena and 700,000 square feet for retail and entertainment uses, including a large grocery store near Highway 101 at Candlestick and a smaller one at Hunters Point.”... Read More »