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And When It Comes To Fireworks, It’s Hard To Beat Mother Nature

And When It Comes To Fireworks, It’s Hard To Beat Mother Nature

As the sun sets over San Francisco we wish you a safe holiday weekend. Read More »

Don’t Ignore The Subtle Signs…

Don’t Ignore The Subtle Signs…

You might want to avoid the intersection of Broadway and Divisadero this afternoon. The sign in the shadows above: “Sharp Crest: Trucks Not Advised.” Don’t ignore the signs. Read More »

The Renovation Of 3855 Washington: Before, After And Inside

The Renovation Of 3855 Washington: Before, After And Inside

While we have the before (above) and after (below) photos for 3855 Washington… …as promised, the offering now features a few interior shots and a website as well. ∙ Listing: 3855 Washington (6/6.5) – $8,000,000 ∙ 3855 Washington Joins The Recently Renovated “Heights” Fray Read More »

A 10th And Mission Triptych In Reverse For Mercy Housing Rising

A 10th And Mission Triptych In Reverse For Mercy Housing Rising

Once again, the 12-story Mercy Housing project on the northeast corner of 10th and Mission should be completed by August. Current reality above and as rendered below. Soon to be 136 affordable apartments for families with household incomes ranging from 15% to 45% of the area’s median, a 5,400... Read More »

700 Valencia: Topped Off And Filling Out

700 Valencia: Topped Off And Filling Out

700 Valencia has topped off and is filling out. And based on the framing, the fourth floor facade looks to have changed ever so slightly from its original design. ∙ 700 Valencia Street: The Details And Designs For Moving Forward Read More »

Is The Captain’s House (300 Sea Cliff) Preparing For Another Voyage?

Is The Captain’s House (300 Sea Cliff) Preparing For Another Voyage?

As we wrote in October of 2007: 57 months (no not days) after first hitting the market for $23,500,000, and nine months after undergoing an $8,000,000 renovation (and subsequently raising its asking price by $2,400,000), the list price on the Captain’s House (300 Sea Cliff) has been reduced by... Read More »

Architecture Watch: 118 Cervantes Boulevard Gone Green/Modern

Architecture Watch: 118 Cervantes Boulevard Gone Green/Modern

It’s a rather dramatic rebuild and rebranding of 118 Cervantes Boulevard that incorporates wood, concrete and two arrays of exposed photovoltaic cells on its façade. And of course, how it looked before: Read More »

San Francisco Rising And A Fresh Perspective On Millennium Tower

San Francisco Rising And A Fresh Perspective On Millennium Tower

A plugged-in tipster passes along a few shots of San Francisco rising (with room to grow). And a fresh perspective on Millennium Tower (real not rendered). ∙ Four Views From Atop San Francisco’s Topped-Off Millennium Tower Read More »

Two Different Perspectives, One Marina Block And An Oasis Of Green

Two Different Perspectives, One Marina Block And An Oasis Of Green

Two different perspectives, one Marina block. Looking west-ish from out front of 147-149 Alhambra above. Looking east-ish across 143-149 Alhambra below. Kudos to the owners for this little oasis of neighborhood green (and our encouragement for others to follow suit). Read More »

Avalon At Mission Bay Phase III (240 Berry) Rises Up Aside Arterra

Avalon At Mission Bay Phase III (240 Berry) Rises Up Aside Arterra

While Arterra has opened its doors, the third phase of Avalon at Mission Bay (240 Berry) rises across the street. And for those who don’t already know, the design of what’s to be (and one sweet construction cam). ∙ Arterra (300 Berry) Update: Sales Office Onsite And Models Unveiling... Read More »

The Artani (818 Van Ness) Update: From Unveiled To Unwrapped

The Artani (818 Van Ness) Update: From Unveiled To Unwrapped

The Artani has been unwrapped. Feel free to compare and contrast (and spill the scoop). ∙ 818 Van Ness: Building Still Wrapped, Name Unveiled (“The Artani”) ∙ The SocketSite Scoop On The 52 Condos Rising At 818 Van Ness Ave Read More »

Let’s Get It Right (And On The Record): Basic Instinct = 2930 Vallejo

Let’s Get It Right (And On The Record): Basic Instinct = 2930 Vallejo

If you’re thinking ‘Basic Instinct,’ this is the house (2930 Vallejo). Not 2950 Vallejo (which is right next door) nor 2100 Vallejo (which is not). Simply consider this a “sleepiguy” inspired public service announcement of the week. And should the question ever again arise, you now know where to... Read More »

From Rendering To Reality (Although Not Quite Finality): 766 Harrison

From Rendering To Reality (Although Not Quite Finality): 766 Harrison

A plugged-in tipster notes that the scaffolding has been stripped from 766 Harrison and what’s rising rings true to the rendering (with the exception of that two-way street). And while our tipster also offered to send along a photo, we just couldn’t wait (but bonus points for the gesture... Read More »

No Real Story, It Simply Seemed Ever So San Francisco

No Real Story, It Simply Seemed Ever So San Francisco

No real story (and it’s not for sale), we simply loved the craftsmanship and style of the gate (731 Buena Vista Avenue). And it somehow seems ever so San Francisco. UPDATE (5/5): From one plugged-in reader: “hat once was bobby mcferrin’s house — perhaps it is he who came... Read More »