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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 »

Single-Room SoMa Units Even Closer to Reality, But…

Single-Room SoMa Units Even Closer to Reality, But…

The permits to level the Kung’s Trading Company building at 1335 Folsom and Dore and develop a new six-story building with 57 little residential units measuring between 360 and 395 square feet apiece and a small retail/cafe space on the corner of the Western SoMa parcel have been requested... Read More »

Neighbors Refuse to Yield in Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

Neighbors Refuse to Yield in Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

With the nearly five-year fight over the proposed redevelopment of the two-story Nob Hill warehouse at 1469 Pacific Avenue having been continued for at least another week, another round of design changes and concessions for the project have been prepared. The mass of the building as previously proposed and... Read More »

New Plans to End a Five-Year Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

New Plans to End a Five-Year Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

The nearly five year fight over the proposed redevelopment of the two-story Nob Hill warehouse at 1469 Pacific Avenue will be continued for at least another couple of weeks. But with the plans for a two-story addition and conversion of the building into nine condos, nine parking spaces (down... Read More »

Noe Valley’s next 5,000-Square-Foot Home (and Possibly Two)

Noe Valley’s next 5,000-Square-Foot Home (and Possibly Two)

With the ground having been broken for the modern 4,820-square-foot home to rise at 645 Duncan Street, a project which was rather ironically challenged and then nearly scrapped in order to build an underground addition and private urban playground for the home next door which recently resold for a... Read More »

Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

As views aren’t protected in San Francisco, the official opposition to adding two floors atop the two-story Nob Hill warehouse building at 1469 Pacific Avenue and converting the building into nine condos, with ten parking spaces and a commercial unit below, focuses on the potential loss of “all access... Read More »