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Progress for Big Oakland Project Which Could Have Been Bigger

Progress for Big Oakland Project Which Could Have Been Bigger

Identified as Opportunity Site #6 in Oakland’s Lake Merritt Station Area Plan, the 226 13th Street parcel, which is currently a parking lot bounded by 13th, Jackson, 14th and Alice Streets, was envisioned as a potential high-rise site which could support the development of a 25-ish-story tower with over... Read More »

Mayor Lee to Lucas: This Is the Site You’re Looking For

Mayor Lee to Lucas: This Is the Site You’re Looking For

While George Lucas hasn’t yet abandoned all plans to build his $700 million Lucas Cultural Arts Museum in Chicago, Mayor Ed Lee has been lobbying behind the scenes for Lucas to set his sights on the west side of Treasure Island, facing San Francisco. And this week, the mayor... Read More »

Epic Battle Heating up over the Monster in the Mission

Epic Battle Heating up over the Monster in the Mission

A public hearing to review and collect comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed 331-unit development to rise up to ten stories on the northeast corner of Mission and 16th Streets, the so-called “Monster in the Mission,” has been scheduled for June 9. But the legal... Read More »

Appeal Challenges Development of Oakland’s Auto Row

Appeal Challenges Development of Oakland’s Auto Row

While the plans for a seven-story Oakland development with 225 apartments over 23,000 square feet of retail space at 2400 Valdez Street were granted a key neighborhood plan-based exemption from having to complete a project specific environmental review in March, an appeal of the exemption has been filed. Leading... Read More »

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 »