Articles Recently Tagged: Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

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SF’s LGBTQ History Could Hinder Mid-Market Development

SF’s LGBTQ History Could Hinder Mid-Market Development

From the recently completed Citywide Historic Context Statement for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) History in San Francisco, which was funded by a grant from the City’s Historic Preservation Fund: “When the RedLight Abatement Act shut down the city’s brothels in 1914 and forced the sex trade... Read More »

Plans for 225-Unit Auto Row Development Progress

Plans for 225-Unit Auto Row Development Progress

The proposed plans for a seven-story Oakland development with 225 apartments over 23,000 square feet of retail space and an underground garage for 222 cars at 2400 Valdez Street have just been granted a key exemption from having to complete an individual environmental review. he 12 parcel Broadway Valdez... Read More »

Refined Designs and Detour for a 13-Story Market Street Project

Refined Designs and Detour for a 13-Story Market Street Project

Plans for a 13-story building to rise at 1028 Market Street, with 186 apartments over four (4) ground-floor restaurant/retail spaces and a basement garage for 42 cars, are pushing forward with refined designs by Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB). But as the Mid-Market development would require the demolition of the... Read More »

City Approves Warriors Arena Impact Report But Challenges Remain

City Approves Warriors Arena Impact Report But Challenges Remain

San Francisco’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure has approved the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Golden State Warriors proposed Mission Bay Arena, but opponents have ten days to file an appeal, an action which is likely to be championed by the Mission Bay Alliance. Having been certified... Read More »

Comments, Responses And Key Vote For The Warriors Arena

Comments, Responses And Key Vote For The Warriors Arena

Over twenty-five hundred pages of public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Golden State Warriors’ proposed Mission Bay Arena Project, and the City’s responses, have just been released in three volumes numbered Four (comments and responses), Five (comments and responses continued), and Six (appendices). In addition to specific... Read More »

Comments And Responses To Huge Potrero Hill Redevelopment Plan

Comments And Responses To Huge Potrero Hill Redevelopment Plan

A 586-page summary of the comments received on the master plan for redeveloping the 33-acre public housing development atop Potrero Hill and the Planning Department’s responses to said comments was released this morning. The comments generally range from “it’s too dense and tall” to “it’s not nearly dense nor... Read More »

Golden Gate Park Turf War Isn’t Over, Sierra Club Counter Attacks

Golden Gate Park Turf War Isn’t Over, Sierra Club Counter Attacks

Despite the fact that voters in San Francisco approved a ballot measure in support of the approved conversion of the Beach Chalet’s four grass soccer fields to synthetic turf and the project has broken ground, opponents of the project haven’t stopped fighting and the Sierra Club has formally counter... Read More »

New Plans And Timing For An 18-Story Berkeley Tower

New Plans And Timing For An 18-Story Berkeley Tower

The designs for an 18-story building with over 300 apartments proposed to rise at 2211 Harold Way in Downtown Berkeley have been refined anew, shifting the building mass to address “urban design concerns about views” and adding a bit more glass, and removing balconies, for contrast. Fronting Harold Way,... Read More »

Certification Of Key ‘Wall On The Waterfront’ Report To Be Rescinded

Certification Of Key ‘Wall On The Waterfront’ Report To Be Rescinded

The motion to officially rescind the City’s certification of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the waylaid 8 Washington Street development (a.k.a. “The Wall on the Waterfront“) is in the works in order to comply with orders from the San Francisco Superior Court. Approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission... Read More »

Fodder For Warriors Arena Opponents And Proponents As Well

Fodder For Warriors Arena Opponents And Proponents As Well

We haven’t had a chance to review all 2,304 pages of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Golden State Warriors Arena, retail and office complex to rise in Mission Bay, but we’ll do our best before the public hearing for the report that has been scheduled... Read More »