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Academy Of Art Accused Of Selling False Hopes

Already under fire for a slew of Planning Code violations dating back to 2005, hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid fines, and accusations of engaging in an ongoing “game of obfuscation and delay,” the Academy of Art University is now in the crosshairs for “selling art degrees and false... Read More »

Yahoo! Exec Lists Woodside ‘Pied-A-Terre’ For $7.2 Million

Yahoo! Exec Lists Woodside ‘Pied-A-Terre’ For $7.2 Million

The 3-acre Woodside estate which Yahoo!’s Chief Development Officer purchased for $5.8 million in 2013 – shortly after she and CEO Marissa Mayer penned the infamous memo which banned employees from working remotely and she started commuting to Sunnyvale from her home in New York – has just hit... Read More »

Open House Cue Cards For The Unwitting?

From the listing: “The views to the ocean and Marin Headlands are breath-taking.” And while we don’t know if the card below was placed in anticipation of a foggy day, or in case the buyer couldn’t find the featured view, from the camera of a reader’s spouse who toured... Read More »

275 Square Foot Room Without A View Fetches $465K

275 Square Foot Room Without A View Fetches $465K

The Book Concern Building condo #511 which measures a legal 275 square feet – that’s 16 square feet smaller than the “smallest condo in San Francisco” that made headlines when it fetched $415,000 in April – has sold for $465,000 or roughly $1,690 per square foot. Having originally been listed at $485,000, rather... Read More »

$450K For A 275-Square-Foot Room Without A View

$450K For A 275-Square-Foot Room Without A View

Get ready for the “OMG” headlines, stories and exclamation points as a 275-square-foot studio in San Francisco is in contract with a list price of $450,000!  Yes, that’s over $1,600 per square foot!  And it might even sell for over asking! Of course, having originally been listed for $485,000... Read More »

Permit For ‘Massage Parlor Parklet’ Yanked

Permit For ‘Massage Parlor Parklet’ Yanked

The permit for the Nile Cafe and Hookah Lounge’s parklet at 544 Jones Street has been revoked. No word on whether or not the operators or regular patrons of the adjacent Paradise Massage, in front of which the Nile Café’s parklet primarily sits and offers a full-frontal view of... Read More »

Price Cut For The Original Top Chef Pad

Price Cut For The Original Top Chef Pad

The very first ‘Top Chef’ home, in which the show’s Season 1 contenders lived while competing in San Francisco, the five-bedroom pad at 3159 Baker Street was listed for rent at $12,500 a month back in 2009.  And soon thereafter, the property was listed for sale asking $3,895,000, but... Read More »

Oh Laidley Lay: The Refrain

Oh Laidley Lay: The Refrain

Designed by Michael Hennessey Architecture and built by Design Line Construction, the modern four-bedroom Glen Park home at 233 Laidley Street hit the market two months ago listed for $4.2 million. Delisted three weeks later, the 3,400 square-foot home with a wall of rift-sawn oak veneer cabinetry that runs the length of the... Read More »

Rent Hunter Pence’s Loft For $4K Per Month

Rent Hunter Pence’s Loft For $4K Per Month

Hunter Pence’s 2,318-square-foot loft is back on the market as a rental and available for $3,998 a month.  Pence was trying to sell the 8th floor condo with two bedrooms, two baths and two assigned parking spaces for $524,900 in 2012. And in case you haven’t already connected the dots,... Read More »

Apparently Housing Is Now The Mayor’s Only Priority

Apparently Housing Is Now The Mayor’s Only Priority

We’re not sure if it’s subtle positioning, posturing, or simply a work in progress, but as a plugged-in tipster notes, “Job Creation” and “Public Safety” have just been removed from the list of “Priorities” on the Office of the Mayor’s website and only “Housing” remains under the tab. Read More »