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Milestone Day For CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital Project

Milestone Day For CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital Project

For those wondering how much deeper the massive hole being dug for CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital project will go, the answer is: not much.  In fact, the end of the project’s excavation phase was officially marked this afternoon with a “bottoming out” celebration to commemorate the milestone. In a... Read More »

Tower Of Condos Could Set New Heights For Cathedral Hill

Tower Of Condos Could Set New Heights For Cathedral Hill

Having been redesigned in an attempt to win over Planning, the Board of Supervisors and neighborhood opposition (including the SOS Cathedral Hill gang and owners of the 270-foot-tall Sequoias building next door), The ADCO Group is pushing forward with plans to construct a controversial 36-story tower with 262 condos atop... Read More »

Behind CPMC’s Construction Fence On Cathedral Hill

Behind CPMC’s Construction Fence On Cathedral Hill

The old Jack Tar Hotel is history.  The excavators have been working overtime.  And behind the fences on Cathedral Hill, the piles to shore up the site for CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital project are being driven into the ground. Read More »

Controversial Cathedral Hill Condo Tower Aims For New Heights

Controversial Cathedral Hill Condo Tower Aims For New Heights

The draft Environmental Impact Report for a controversial 36-story tower that’s angling to rise atop Cathedral Hill is slated to be published this summer. As proposed by the Adco Group and redesigned by SLCE Architects and Michael Willis, with 262 condos within its walls, the 1481 Post Street tower... Read More »

KRON-TV’s 1001 Van Ness Building Sold To Housing Developer

KRON-TV’s 1001 Van Ness Building Sold To Housing Developer

As we first reported earlier this year, KRON-TV’s parent company had placed its 1001 Van Ness Avenue building on the market, positioning the deal as “an opportunity to entitle and build over 200 units” on the Cathedral Hill parcel which is zoned for development up to 130 feet in... Read More »

Going, Going, And…Gone On Cathedral Hill

Going, Going, And…Gone On Cathedral Hill

From going, going, to gone, the old Jack Tar Hotel on Cathedral Hill has been razed and it’s on to months of digging for the foundation and parking garage of CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital to rise. Read More »

Going, Going, And Nearly Gone On Cathedral Hill

Going, Going, And Nearly Gone On Cathedral Hill

As a plugged-in reader reports, there’s not much left of the old Jack Tar/Cathedral Hill Hotel and the block should be cleared by the end of the month (click image to enlarge), making room for CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital to rise. Read More »

Cathedral Hill Demolition: Feasting On The Remnants Of The Rooms

Cathedral Hill Demolition: Feasting On The Remnants Of The Rooms

The heavy machinery is feasting on the remnants of the guest rooms, the office portion of the old Jack Tar Hotel has been stripped to its superstructure, and the city block should soon be completed razed in order to make room for CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital to rise. Read More »

CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Campus Cleared For Construction

CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Campus Cleared For Construction

Approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors earlier this week, Mayor Lee has signed the bill that allows CPMC to move forward with the demolition of the Cathedral Hill Hotel and the building of CPMC’s 12-story Cathedral Hill Hospital and Medical Office Building. The bill clears the way for... Read More »

Fear, Loathing, And Exaggerations Atop Cathedral Hill

Fear, Loathing, And Exaggerations Atop Cathedral Hill

From the “SOS Cathedral Hill” site which implores its readers to “get the facts about the massive luxury condo on Cathedral Hill” and join them “in the fight to protect our neighborhood”: New York Developer Adco Group wants to build a massive 30+ story, 400 foot tall luxury... Read More »

Proposed Cathedral Hill Tower Redesigned, Planning Powering Up

Proposed Cathedral Hill Tower Redesigned, Planning Powering Up

While SOM’s designs for a 38-story, elliptical-shaped glass tower to rise atop Cathedral Hill have been kicked to the curb, ADCO has dusted off their plans to build a tower at 1481 Post Street with new designs for a 36-story tower rising up to 416 feet across from Saint... Read More »

JustQuotes: The People (And Politics) Behind Buildings And Design

JustQuotes: The People (And Politics) Behind Buildings And Design

The Quote: ADCO is proposing a 38-story, elliptical-shaped glass building with five levels of underground parking. Market-rate condominiums would be built on top of the tennis courts and next door to a residence for seniors. The street that gently slopes downward to the Japantown malls would also undergo major... Read More »

The Official Cathedral Hill Tower (1481 Post Street) Website

A plugged-in tipster directs us to the ADCO Group’s website for the proposed Cathedral Hill Tower (1481 Post Street). Think summary, FAQs (“We hope to get our final permits sometime in 2008, so we expect that the project will be completed by 2010”), and a complete rundown of community... Read More »

Ask (Nicely) And Ye Shall Receive: Cathedral Hill Tower Renderings

Ask (Nicely) And Ye Shall Receive: Cathedral Hill Tower Renderings

J.K. Dineen at the San Francisco Business Times delves deeper into the proposed Cathedral Hill tower to rise at 1481 Post Street and uncovers some coveted renderings. Read More »