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Hearing for Twisty Tower’s Proposed Height Increase Underway

Hearing for Twisty Tower’s Proposed Height Increase Underway

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has officially heard the public testimony for the proposed amendment to the City’s previously approved Transbay District Plan, an amendment which would raise the height limit for Transbay Block 1, a block which is currently only zoned for development up to 300 feet in... Read More »

The Future of San Francisco’s Skyline

The Future of San Francisco’s Skyline

The first public hearing for the proposed amendment to the previously approved Redevelopment Plan for San Francisco’s Transbay District, an amendment which would raise the height limit for Transbay Block 1, a block which is currently only zoned for development up to 300 feet in height but upon which... Read More »

Height Increase for Twisty Bay Tower Formally Proposed

Height Increase for Twisty Bay Tower Formally Proposed

An amendment to San Francisco’s Redevelopment Plan for the Transbay District has been drafted and formally put forth for adoption in order to raise the height limit for Transbay Block 1, a block which is currently only zoned for development up to 300 feet in height but upon which... Read More »

Height Increase for Twisty 400-Foot ‘Bay Tower’ Under Review

Height Increase for Twisty 400-Foot ‘Bay Tower’ Under Review

A proposed amendment to San Francisco’s Transbay Redevelopment Plan which would raise the height limit for Tishman Speyer’s proposed twisty tower to rise at Folsom and Spear – from 300 to 400 feet – is officially under review and working its way through Planning. Dubbed ‘Bay Tower,’ the proposed... Read More »

Spokesperson For Proposed Waterfront Tower Speaks Up

Spokesperson For Proposed Waterfront Tower Speaks Up

While the opposition to an up-zoning for either the proposed twisty tower to rise at the corner of Folsom and Spear or the development at 75 Howard is organizing, the latest proposal from the 75 Howard team wouldn’t actually require any increase in the parcel’s zoned height, a point... Read More »

Opposition Organizing To Squash Two ‘Waterfront’ Towers

Opposition Organizing To Squash Two ‘Waterfront’ Towers

Opposition to the proposed twisty tower to rise up to 400-feet at the corner of Folsom and Spear, and the proposed 220-foot tower to rise at 75 Howard, is organizing. And next week, former San Francisco Mayor Art Agnos is slated to rally residents and neighbors of the Infinity... Read More »

New Details And Timing For Twisty 400-Foot Tower

New Details And Timing For Twisty 400-Foot Tower

Tishman Speyer is pushing forward with their plans to build a modern 400-foot residential tower designed by architect Jeanne Gang on the northwest corner of Folsom and Spear Street (a.k.a 100/160 Folsom Street or Transbay Block 1). In addition to the 40-story tower with “migrating bay” windows which would... Read More »

Jeanne Gang’s Design For 400-Foot Transbay District Tower Unveiled

Jeanne Gang’s Design For 400-Foot Transbay District Tower Unveiled

Jeanne Gang’s designs for a proposed 40-story tower and mid-rise project to rise on the northwest corner of Folsom and Spear Street have been unveiled. A “reinterpretation of the city’s fabled bay windows,” the 400-foot tower would be “clad in masonry tiles, with stacks of 45-degree-angle bays and balconies snaking back... Read More »

Award Winning Gang Hired To Design San Francisco Tower

Award Winning Gang Hired To Design San Francisco Tower

Award winning Chicago architect Jeanne Gang, the architect of Chicago’s undulating 82-story Aqua, has been engaged by Tishman Speyer to design a tower in San Francisco. While the Chronicle reports that Gang’s engagement is “for an as-yet-undisclosed site in the Transbay district,” we’d be willing to bet that it’s... Read More »