Articles Recently Tagged: Discretionary Review (DR)

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Hayes Valley Development Challenged

Hayes Valley Development Challenged

A formal challenge of the proposed building and beer hall to rise on the slender Hayes Valley parcel known as Central Freeway Parcel T (a.k.a. 188 Octavia Boulevard) has filed by a neighbor on Haight: From the application for a Discretionary Review (DR) of the project to be held... Read More »

Hearing for Ground Zero Development in the Mission Next Week

Hearing for Ground Zero Development in the Mission Next Week

With a refined design by Ian Birchall and Associates, the owner of the 76 gas station on the northwest corner of Valencia and 24th Streets, who has been working on plans for a six-story building to rise on the 1298 Valencia Street site since 2013, will face off against... Read More »

Setting the Opposition Party’s Story Straight

Setting the Opposition Party’s Story Straight

While the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) has not withdrawn their requested Discretionary Review (DR) and formal opposition to the redevelopment of the Mission District auto shop site at 1900 Mission Street into a modern seven-story building with twelve units of housing, a project which has been in the... Read More »

Development Challenged for Looking Too Upscale

Development Challenged for Looking Too Upscale

Plans to level the former N&S Auto Body Shop at 1924 Mission Street and construct a new 80-foot-tall building, with 11 apartments over a ground floor retail space fronting Mission, are being challenged by “Our Mission No Eviction” which has requested a formal Discretionary Review (DR) of the development... Read More »

Neighbors Challenge Elbo Room Redevelopment

Neighbors Challenge Elbo Room Redevelopment

With the proposed redevelopment of the Elbo Room – which now calls adding three new stories atop the existing two-story building at 645-647 Valencia Street, converting its ground floor into a 600-square-foot retail space and 4-car garage, and constructing seven apartments above – having been granted a streamlined environmental... Read More »

Economic Development Agency Opposes More Height on Mission

Economic Development Agency Opposes More Height on Mission

In the works since 2013, the plans for a modern seven-story building to rise on the southwest corner of Mission and 15th Streets, replacing the two-story Performance Auto shop which currently occupies the 1900 Mission Street site, were substantially revised following a series of meetings with the Mission Economic... Read More »

Affordable Development Challenged

Affordable Development Challenged

While plans for a nine-story building with 127 units of affordable housing to rise on the northern half of the parking lot parcel at the corner of Folsom and 17th Street, adjacent to the future Folsom and 17th Street park on the southern half of the lot, have been... Read More »

Valencia-Nation of Mission Street Challenged

Valencia-Nation of Mission Street Challenged

With plans to limit the number of new Mission District restaurant spaces in the works, plans to convert the former Sapphire Photo shop at 2761 Mission Street into a 20-seat ‘Tea Art’ café are being challenged. From the requested Discretionary Review (DR) of the conversion: The “Valencia-nation” of Mission... Read More »

Challenged Market Street Project Slated for Approval

Challenged Market Street Project Slated for Approval

The Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association (DTNA) has challenged the plans for the proposed six-story building to rise at 2201 Market Street, at the intersection of Sanchez, a development which would yield 14 market rate condos over a ground floor commercial space and an underground garage, accessed via an elevator,... 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 »