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The Hotelless Plans for the San Francisco Armory

The Hotelless Plans for the San Francisco Armory

While the developer who recently paid $65 million for the landmark San Francisco Armory in the Mission has ties to the Soho House chain of private clubs and hotels, the zoning of the parcel upon which the Armory sits (Urban Mixed Use) would have to be changed to allow... Read More »

Developer Pays $65 Million for the Armory in SF

Developer Pays $65 Million for the Armory in SF

A developer with ties to the Soho House chain of private clubs and hotels has paid a reported $65 million for the landmark San Francisco Armory at 1800 Mission Street in the Mission which had been home to Kink.com. Peter Acworth, the founder of Kink, purchased the century-old armory... Read More »

Plans to Convert Armory from Porn Studio to Office Use Progress

Plans to Convert Armory from Porn Studio to Office Use Progress

As we first reported back in 2014, plans to convert Kink.com’s landmark Armory building at Mission and 14th Streets from fetish porn studio to “traditional office use,” with the 39,000 square foot Drill Court proposed for “spectator sports, arts or nighttime entertainment” use, were quietly in the works. And... Read More »

Plans To Convert Mission Armory From Porn Studio To Office Use

Plans To Convert Mission Armory From Porn Studio To Office Use

Peter Acworth has quietly drafted plans to convert Kink.com’s Armory building at Mission and 14th Streets from fetish porn studio to “traditional office use,” with the 39,000 square foot Drill Court proposed for “spectator sports, arts, or nighttime entertainment.” If approved, the conversion would yield over 140,000 square feet... Read More »

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 »

Planning Department Special Meeting: Mission Armory Edition

Planning Department Special Meeting: Mission Armory Edition

A plugged-in tipster notes that the San Francisco Planning Department has called a Special Meeting for Thursday. And as best we can tell, it’s an “Informational hearing on the occupancy of the Mission Armory by a film production studio (d.b.a. kink.com).” As our tipster notes, perhaps the meeting has... Read More »

From (Proposed) Condos to Kink

From (Proposed) Condos to Kink

Kink.com (a local internet fetish company) has purchased the San Francisco Armory (1800 Mission) for $14.5 million and “intends to use the building for core business of producing adult movies for internet distribution.” So much for those proposed condos. Read More »

Mission Armory Redux?

Mission Armory Redux?

We’d be willing to bet that if you’ve ever passed by the Armory at Mission and 14th you’ve had visions of what you’d do with the empty building. And you wouldn’t be alone. Despite being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Armory has been vacant for... Read More »