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New Plan for SF Tennis Club Site Scraps All Courts

New Plan for SF Tennis Club Site Scraps All Courts

As we first wrote and ruffled some feathers with respect to the half-block San Francisco Tennis Club at 645 Fifth Street when the Bay Club was sold to York Capital Management and San Francisco-based JMA Ventures in 2014: “While plans for the Bay Club’s clubs have yet to be... Read More »

The City Isn’t Digging the Plans for an Historic Art Deco Garage

The City Isn’t Digging the Plans for an Historic Art Deco Garage

The designs for a six-story hotel to rise behind the historic Art Deco façade of the Central SoMa garage at 224 Townsend Street have been drawn and proposed. But the City isn’t digging the plans. As designed by Stanton Architecture for Stonebridge Reality Advisors, which is in contract to... Read More »

Plans to Expand Former Liquor Warehouse to Serve More Tech

Plans to Expand Former Liquor Warehouse to Serve More Tech

Recently renovated along with the adjoining three-story warehouse building which is currently home to Weebly, Sierra Maestra Properties has quietly drafted plans to add five new floors of office space atop the single-story portion of the building at 462 Bryant Street. As proposed, the existing 3,500 square-foot mezzanine within... Read More »

Less Great Expectations for an All Stars Site

Less Great Expectations for an All Stars Site

Plans for razing the All Stars Donuts shop at 5th and Harrison, along with the adjacent building which Fitmob occupies at 5th and Clara, have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department for review, with a proposal for a nine-story building with 89 condos to rise upon the 365-399... Read More »

Praise for a Playful Tower Proposal but Notes as Well

Praise for a Playful Tower Proposal but Notes as Well

San Francisco’s Planning Department has just finished its preliminary review of the proposed plans for a modern 240-foot tower to rise at corner of Harrison and Fourth, with a 130-foot-tall mid-block structure and a 65-foot ‘Base Building’ across the 725 Harrison Street site which encompasses three-quarters of the Central... Read More »

Drake Looks to Be Done

Drake Looks to Be Done

The historic Central SoMa building at 508 4th Street, which is currently home to Drake, is being shopped for sale or lease with the furniture and furnishings available as well. Built to house a steel foundry in 1925, the 10,000-square-foot Murschen and Hoelscher Building, which wraps around the adjacent Hotel... Read More »

Planning for Central SoMa’s Upzoning (and Then Some)

Planning for Central SoMa’s Upzoning (and Then Some)

As we first reported back in 2013, the plans for building nearly 600 residential units over retail along the south side of Harrison Street, stretching west from the parking lot parcel at 725 Harrison to the corner of Fourth Street, were being abandoned in favor of an office project.... Read More »

Preparing for San Francisco’s Big Central SoMa Plan and More Height

Preparing for San Francisco’s Big Central SoMa Plan and More Height

Have no fear, unless you happen to rely on the parking lot at 350 Second Street or own a condo at 77 Dow Place that currently overlooks the parcel, an architect has been engaged to start working on plans for a new building to rise upon this lot. Currently... Read More »

Folsom Street Rising and Newly Rendered

Folsom Street Rising and Newly Rendered

With plans to raise the roof on the corner building at 633 Folsom in the works, a plugged-in reader delivers a rendering for the proposed 240-unit building to rise up to 13 stories at 667 Folsom. The 667 Folsom Street project, which is being designed by Handel Architects for... Read More »

Raising the Roof, Retail and Public Space in SoMa

Raising the Roof, Retail and Public Space in SoMa

Built in 1966 and last remodeled in 1998, plans to add four stories atop the existing seven-story building at 633 Folsom Street, adjacent to the 200-foot BLU (631 Folsom), are working their way through Planning. The proposed addition would add 90,000 square feet of office space to the 172,000... Read More »