Articles Recently Tagged: Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

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Planning Slated to Override Impact Report, Approve Development

Planning Slated to Override Impact Report, Approve Development

Having been deemed a historical resource and contributor to San Francisco’s historic Market Street Theatre and Loft District, a full Environmental Impact Report (EIR) was required for the proposed demolition of the Golden Gate Building at 1028 Market Street, a demolition intended to clear the way for a proposed... Read More »

New Board Will Set the Tone for Development in SF This Week

New Board Will Set the Tone for Development in SF This Week

With the environmental review for the 157-unit development at 1515 South Van Ness Avenue having been successfully appealed in November, it would have been nearly impossible for San Francisco’s sitting Board of Supervisors to have argued any differently with respect to the appeal of the nearby 117-unit development at... Read More »

Rapid Transit Line on Geary Closer to Reality

Rapid Transit Line on Geary Closer to Reality

With construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project underway, the proposed Geary Corridor BRT line is now one big step closer to reality with the San Francisco County Transportation Authority Board having certified the project’s final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) last night. In the works for... Read More »

Massive Pier 70 Project Reaches a Major Milestone

Massive Pier 70 Project Reaches a Major Milestone

Having secured voter approval for increased building heights across the 28-acre-core of the Pier 70 site back in 2014, the Environmental Planning for Forest City’s massive project was soon underway. And yesterday, the 2000-page Draft Environmental Impact Report for the project was released. Depending upon whether the development team... Read More »

Another Major Mission District Development at Risk

Another Major Mission District Development at Risk

While the proposed 117-unit apartment building to rise up to 40-feet in height at 2675 Folsom Street, behind Parque Ninos Unidos at 23rd and Treat in the Mission, was approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in September, the approval has been appealed. In addition, the project’s exemption from having... Read More »

Planning for Proposed 3-Acre Uptown Oakland Project Underway

Planning for Proposed 3-Acre Uptown Oakland Project Underway

As proposed, the entire Uptown Oakland block bounded by Telegraph, Broadway, 21st and 22nd Streets will be razed and a 1.35-million square foot development will rise across the 3-acre site which includes the former Giant Burgers parcel at the corner of Telegraph and 22nd, the adjacent Telegraph Plaza Parking... Read More »

Refined Plans and Impact Report for the Prominent One Oak Tower

Refined Plans and Impact Report for the Prominent One Oak Tower

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed 40-story tower to rise at the intersection of Market and Van Ness has just been released along with a number of project refinements and new details. The condo count for the One Oak Street project has dropped from 320 to... Read More »

Who Needs NIMBYs with Friends Like These

Who Needs NIMBYs with Friends Like These

It’s not the first time we’ve heard of San Francisco Bay Area Renters Federation (SFBARF) managing to rub the very people they’re supposed to be courting in all the wrong ways. But in this case, public comments from SFBARF’s founder, Sonja Trauss, are being fingered for effectively undermining the... Read More »

Western SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality but on Shaky Ground

Western SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality but on Shaky Ground

While the Planning Commission hearing for the proposed 24-unit building to rise up to six stories in height at 1228 Folsom Street has been delayed until the first week of January, the project has just been granted its Western SoMa Neighborhood Plan-based exemption from having to complete a resource... Read More »

Market Street Development Could Be Cut Short by New Report

Market Street Development Could Be Cut Short by New Report

Plans to level the the Golden Gate Building at 1028 Market Street, which was previously home to Hollywood Billiards and is now occupied by “The Hall,” and develop a new 13-story building – with 186 apartments over 4 ground-floor restaurant/retail spaces and a basement garage for 42 cars on... Read More »