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Plans to Convert Historic Mini Dealership Building Progress

Plans to Convert Historic Mini Dealership Building Progress

As we first reported earlier this year: While currently leased to Mini of San Francisco, plans to renovate and repurpose the historic Willis Polk and Co. designed building on the southwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Eddy are in the works. And as envisioned, the 45,000-square-foot building, which... Read More »

New Plans for the Historic Mini Dealership Building on Van Ness

New Plans for the Historic Mini Dealership Building on Van Ness

While currently leased to Mini of San Francisco, plans to renovate and repurpose the historic Willis Polk and Co. designed building on the southwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Eddy are in the works. And as envisioned, the 45,000-square-foot building, which was purchased for $8 million in 2012,... Read More »

Alternatives for Redevelopment of Iconic Tenderloin Site Outlined

Alternatives for Redevelopment of Iconic Tenderloin Site Outlined

The environmental impact report (EIR) for the proposed development of over 100 affordable apartments at the corner of Turk and Larkin is being prepared. And as we first reported last year, the proposed incorporation of a portion of the existing L-shaped building on the site, which was constructed in... Read More »

A Clinical Addition, Micro Units and Potential Setback on Polk

A Clinical Addition, Micro Units and Potential Setback on Polk

North East Medical Services (NEMS), a non-profit community health center, is planning to build a new medical clinic at 650 Polk Street by adding four new stories atop the existing garage currently occupied by Audiologix and adjacent to Brenda’s French Soul Food. The proposed project would rise to a... Read More »

Plans for This Cursed Van Ness Corridor Corner Closer to Reality

Plans for This Cursed Van Ness Corridor Corner Closer to Reality

Plans to raze the Pacific Heights Auto Body shop at 1675 Pacific Avenue and the perennially cursed restaurant space at 2050 Van Ness Avenue, on the southeast corner of Pacific, across from the blessed Steakhouse of Harris, have been in the works for two years. Yesterday, the formal application... Read More »

The Battery Founders Abandoning Residential Project

The Battery Founders Abandoning Residential Project

Purchased by MXB Battery LP, which shares the same Pacific Heights address as Michael and Xochi Birch, the founders of The Battery, for $4.2 million in 2014 and transferred to the MXB Family LP last year, plans to convert the former Bee Automotive garage at 1522 Bush Street into... Read More »

The Survey Of Detroit’s San Francisco’s Historic Auto Row

The Survey Of Detroit’s San Francisco’s Historic Auto Row

On the agenda for San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission this afternoon, a vote to adopt, modify, or disapprove the Planning Department’s Automotive Support Structures Historic Survey and context statement. The survey was established to determine the historic status of the remaining examples of an increasingly rare property type: buildings... Read More »

The 1645 Pacific Project: Latest Designs (And Neighbors’ Concerns)

The 1645 Pacific Project: Latest Designs (And Neighbors’ Concerns)

The latest designs for the 1645 Pacific Avenue project we first introduced you to 21 months ago are now online. As proposed, 1645 Pacific (currently two stories and 30 feet) and 1661 Pacific (currently one story and 18 feet) would be replaced by a six-story, 65-foot-tall (excluding 9-16 foot... Read More »