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Four New Policy Papers To Shape SF’s Central SoMa Plan

Four New Policy Papers To Shape SF’s Central SoMa Plan

San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan will define the City’s vision and strategies, and the overall potential, for developing the area bounded by Market, Sixth, Second and Townsend Streets, 260 acres of prime urban space bisected by the Central Subway project and an emergent Fourth Street transit spine. En route... Read More »

Bigger Plans For Bryant And Brannan Than Many Might Realize

Bigger Plans For Bryant And Brannan Than Many Might Realize

If you’re already concerned about the proposed eleven-story building to rise at 585 Bryant Street, we have some bad news to share, news which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise. Not only will San Francisco’s Central Corridor Plan likely raise the height limits for development along the entire... Read More »

Big Plans For An Eleven-Story Building To Redefine Bryant Street

Big Plans For An Eleven-Story Building To Redefine Bryant Street

Residents in north-facing condos at the Palms – or fans of the Marina Auto Body shop – take note: plans to raze the auto shops at 565-585 Bryant Street, between 3rd and 4th, have been submitted to planning for review.  And in their place, an eleven-story building is proposed... Read More »

Flower Mart Foreshadowing Coming To Fruition, Site To Be Sold

Flower Mart Foreshadowing Coming To Fruition, Site To Be Sold

Kilroy Realty Corporation has agreed to purchase all the outstanding shares of the San Francisco Flower Growers’ Association for $27 million. If the acquisition seems a bit odd, consider this: the only material asset of the Growers’ Association at the closing of the transaction is anticipated to be an... Read More »

The Plan For Eight New SoMa Towers (a.k.a. Why That Club Will Be Razed)

The Plan For Eight New SoMa Towers (a.k.a. Why That Club Will Be Razed)

While currently only zoned for building up to 65-feet in height, the parcels upon which the San Francisco Tennis Club sits could be up-zoned for development up to 200-feet in height as part of San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan. Originally known as the Central Corridor Plan, the Central SoMa... Read More »

Big Plans And Stunning Designs For A 300-Foot SoMa Tower

Big Plans And Stunning Designs For A 300-Foot SoMa Tower

While currently only zoned for development up to 85 feet in height, STUDIOS Architecture has drafted two variants of a modern tower to rise up to 300-feet at 330 Townsend Street, across the street from the current Caltrain Station and a block away from a future Central Subway stop.... Read More »

Blooming Big Plans For San Francisco Flower Mart Site

Blooming Big Plans For San Francisco Flower Mart Site

While the site of the two-story San Francisco Flower Mart complex is currently zoned for development up to 55 feet in height, as part of Planning’s Central Corridor Plan the parcel could be up-zoned for heights of up to 65 feet (the “Mid-Rise Alternative”) or even 85 feet (the... Read More »

Planning For The Upzoning Of SF’s Central Corridor, And Then Some

Planning For The Upzoning Of SF’s Central Corridor, And Then Some

First proposed in 2005, the plan to demolish all the buildings along the south side of Harrison Street between the surface parking lot at 725 Harrison and west to the corner of Fourth Street have been quietly dusted off and revised. While the original plan called for 572 residential... Read More »

Are The Big Plans For San Francisco’s Central Corridor Big Enough?

Are The Big Plans For San Francisco’s Central Corridor Big Enough?

With a pressing need to support the City’s projected job growth and continued economic development, San Francisco’s Planning Department has spent the past two years developing the growth plan and strategy for San Francisco’s Central Corridor, “a high-demand area with excellent regional transit accessibility, adjacency to existing job centers,... Read More »

The Big Plans For This East SoMa Block, Bigger Than Planned In Fact

The Big Plans For This East SoMa Block, Bigger Than Planned In Fact

Speaking of height limits in San Francisco, the current zoning for the eastern two-thirds of the SoMa block roughly bounded by Second, Harrison, Third and the Caltrans parcel under Interstate 80 currently ranges from 45 to 85 feet in height with existing buildings ranging from 12 to 48 feet.... Read More »

Envisioning San Francisco’s Central Corridor As An EcoDistrict

Envisioning San Francisco’s Central Corridor As An EcoDistrict

With an opportunity to build between 6,600 and 14,000 new housing units, and office space to support 22,900 to 46,700 new workers, San Francisco’s Planning Department is working to develop an innovative vision for San Francisco’s Central Corridor. One of the visions presented earlier this month, the redevelopment of... Read More »

San Francisco’s Central Subway Corridor Project

San Francisco’s Central Subway Corridor Project

As the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency scrambles to secure a few hundred million dollars of non-federal funds to save the Central Subway project, the Planning Department has been awarded a Transportation Planning Grant from Caltrans “to develop an integrated community vision for the southern portion of the Central... Read More »