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Warm Thoughts of a Modern Thanksgiving Dinner and Home

Warm Thoughts of a Modern Thanksgiving Dinner and Home

Having butted heads with neighbors over a proposed penthouse level, the modern Noe Valley home at 437 Duncan Street, which was designed by Iwamoto Scott Architecture, was built without. Listed for $4.375 million in June, the asking price was inexplicably increased to a rather inauspicious $4.444 million in August... Read More »

Nouveau Silicon Valley

Nouveau Silicon Valley

It’s not often we’re caught nearly speechless. But this is one of those times. Purchased for $2.6 million last year, the property at 12179 Hilltop Drive now includes 7,800 square feet of new construction, with seven bedrooms, seven and one-half baths, and “resort-like grounds” which “await the quintessential California... Read More »

Plans for Long-Vacant Lombard Street Site Now Closer to Reality

Plans for Long-Vacant Lombard Street Site Now Closer to Reality

Speaking of former gas station sites and Handel Architects, the designs for a contemporary residential building to rise at the corner of Lombard and Pierce have been drawn. Having sat undeveloped for over a decade, the Marina Chevron site was sold to DM Development last year. And as proposed,... Read More »

Lovingly Remodeled, Sold for $3.8M and Now Remodeled Anew

Lovingly Remodeled, Sold for $3.8M and Now Remodeled Anew

Having been “lovingly remodeled,” the nearly 4,000-square-foot home at 2526 Francisco Street hit the market in 2014 listed as a “gorgeous family-friendly Marina home with 3 levels of fabulous living space” for $3.885 million and sold for $3.8 million that October, touting a “fabulous kitchen w/ high-end stainless appliances”:... Read More »

$5 Million Price Cut for That Contemporary Atherton Compound

$5 Million Price Cut for That Contemporary Atherton Compound

Newly built upon a 2.5-acre Atherton parcel which was purchased for $7.5 million in 2011, the contemporary estate at 246 Atherton Avenue – which now includes a 18,200-square-foot main home, a 2,300-square-foot pool house, a 1,500-square-foot guest house and two detached two-car garages (in addition to the two-car garage... Read More »

Folsom Street Rising: Six Stories in Western SoMa Closer to Reality

Folsom Street Rising: Six Stories in Western SoMa Closer to Reality

The Planning Commission hearing for a proposed 24-unit building to rise up to six stories in height at 1228 Folsom Street has been slated for October 13. As we first reported about the Western SoMa project back in 2014, the proposed development would stretch from Folsom to Clementina Street,... Read More »

Asking Price for One of SF’s Few Passive Homes Is Actively Cut

Asking Price for One of SF’s Few Passive Homes Is Actively Cut

Listed for $4.995 million in May and reduced to $4.695 million in June, the listing for the 4,600-square-foot ‘Passive House’ at 2127 Castro Street was withdrawn from the MLS in July without a reported sale. But this morning, 2127 Castro was listed anew with an official “1” day on... Read More »

Now Asking a Million Less for a Modern Los Altos Hills Abode

Now Asking a Million Less for a Modern Los Altos Hills Abode

Newly built on a Los Altos Hills lot which was purchased for $1.73 million in 2012, the contemporary five-bedroom home at 25755 Carado Court measures nearly 7,600 square feet with an open floor plan, wide plank Oak floors, and walls of glass that open the home to the outdoors.... Read More »

Modern Designs for Making the Most of a Glen Park Lot

Modern Designs for Making the Most of a Glen Park Lot

As proposed, the fire damaged home at the rear of the extra deep Glen Park parcel at 240 Chenery Street will be repaired and expanded. And on the front portion of the 5,000 square foot lot, a modern four-story home designed by MAK Studio will rise up to 36... Read More »

A High-End Atherton Pad for $21.98 Million

A High-End Atherton Pad for $21.98 Million

Designed by San Francisco-based Butler Armsden and built on a 1.4-acre Atherton parcel which had housed an older 3,700-square-foot home which was purchased for $4.2 million in 2013, the great room at the center of the new 9,700-square-foot home at 30 Belbrook Way features a vaulted ceiling and two... Read More »