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Chinese Hospital Enhanced To Be A Bit More Hospitable

Chinese Hospital Enhanced To Be A Bit More Hospitable

With the birthplace of Bruce Lee having been demolished and construction of the new Chinese Hospital at 835 Jackson Street underway, the designs for the new hospital’s façade and alleyway have been “enhanced” to be a bit more hospitable. The north elevation includes revisions to the terraces to add more planters, remove stairs, and add natural stone Read More »

Chinese Hospital’s Plans Set For Approval As CPMC’s Are Stalled

Chinese Hospital’s Plans Set For Approval As CPMC’s Are Stalled

As we reported in July, “while most eyes remain on the wrangling between CPMC and Mayor Ed Lee, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is scheduled to certify the Chinese Hospital’s development and expansion plans, plans which require a zoning variance, conditional use authorization, and a General Plan amendment.” Having been approved by Planning, San Francisco’s Board Read More »

Plans For San Francisco’s Central Subway Chinatown Station Revealed

Plans For San Francisco’s Central Subway Chinatown Station Revealed

While the site has long been secured, and the demolition of the two-story building which sits upon the site of San Francisco’s future Central Subway Chinatown Station authorized, the design for the station has yet to be approved and is scheduled to be presented to San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. The majority of the Read More »

Inharmonious San Francisco Hospital Happenings (Beyond CPMC)

Inharmonious San Francisco Hospital Happenings (Beyond CPMC)

While most eyes remain on the wrangling between CPMC and Mayor Ed Lee, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is scheduled to certify the Chinese Hospital’s development and expansion plans, plans which require a zoning variance, conditional use authorization, and a General Plan amendment on Thursday. According to San Francisco’s General Plan, development’s within the Chinatown Area Read More »

Is Bruce Lee’s Birthplace Historic Or Soon To Be History?

Is Bruce Lee’s Birthplace Historic Or Soon To Be History?

As plugged-in people know, the Chinese Hospital plans to raze their 29,793 square foot building at 835 Jackson and build a 101,545 square foot hospital in its place, a plan which will be presented to San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission this week. Yes, Bruce Lee was born in the building. And no, still no word Read More »

The Chinese Hospital’s Plans, Will The Mayor Make Demands?

The Chinese Hospital’s Plans, Will The Mayor Make Demands?

The original Chinese Hospital building at 835 Jackson was built in 1924 and converted to a Medical Administration Building for the hospital when the adjacent 43,368 square foot Chinese Hospital building at 845 Jackson was built in 1979. As proposed, the 29,793 square foot building at 835 Jackson will be razed and in its place Read More »