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Defenestration Coming Down, Sixth Street Rising Up

Defenestration Coming Down, Sixth Street Rising Up

Defenestration, the “temporary” art installation that has defined the long-shuttered Hugo Hotel and neighborhood for nearly two decades, is being dismantled this morning and the building from which the installation has hung at the corner of 6th and Howard will soon be razed. As plugged-in people know, the burned-out Hugo Hotel was acquired by San Francisco’s Read More »

Defenestration’s Days Are Numbered

Defenestration’s Days Are Numbered

With a plan in place to mitigate the loss of the Hugo Hotel at 200 6th Street, deemed to be a contributing resource for the newly defined “6th Street Lodginghouse Historic District” and canvas from which Defenestration’s flying furniture has hung for years, this afternoon San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to clear the way Read More »

Mercy Me: Hugo Hotel Is Historically Significant, The Plan To Mitigate

Mercy Me: Hugo Hotel Is Historically Significant, The Plan To Mitigate

In order for Mercy Housing to move forward with their plans to build a new nine-story residential building with 67 affordable housing units on the corner of 6th and Howard Streets, they need permission to raze the existing Hugo Hotel and Defenestration. Situated in the middle of the newly defined “6th Street Lodginghouse Historic District,” Read More »