Articles Recently Tagged: Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

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Certification Of Key ‘Wall On The Waterfront’ Report To Be Rescinded

Certification Of Key ‘Wall On The Waterfront’ Report To Be Rescinded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

New Numbers And Timing For The Massive Pier 70 Project

New Numbers And Timing For The Massive Pier 70 Project

Having secured voter approval for increased building heights across the core of the 28-acre site, the preparation of the Environmental Impact Report for Forest City’s Pier 70 project and an additional 7 acres along Illinois Street, adjacent to Irish Hill, is about to get underway. And depending upon whether... Read More »

The Warriors’ Big Play To Steal Their Arena Opponents’ Thunder

The Warriors’ Big Play To Steal Their Arena Opponents’ Thunder

While the Mission Bay Alliance prepares to mount a legal challenge of the Environmental Impact Report for the Golden State Warriors proposed Mission Bay Arena, the Warrior’s application to have the development certified as an “Environmental Leadership Project” by the Governor of California has taken a step forward.  The... Read More »

Warriors Arena Opponents Won’t Compromise, Seek Capitulation

Warriors Arena Opponents Won’t Compromise, Seek Capitulation

Jack Davis, the spokesperson for the Mission Bay Alliance which opposes the Warriors proposed Mission Bay Arena, has vowed his group will wage an outright war against the Warriors’ development and is planning an extensive legal challenge of the development’s environmental impact report and the arena’s fit with the approved... Read More »

Mission Bay Alliance Aims To Upset Warriors Arena Plan

Mission Bay Alliance Aims To Upset Warriors Arena Plan

The newly formed Mission Bay Alliance, a nonprofit funded by an anonymous group of individuals who have been described as “big-bucks donors to UCSF,” has been organizing to block the Golden State Warriors’ plans for a Mission Bay Arena. Concerned about the impact of traffic and congestion from the... Read More »

Major Setback For Waterfront Development At 8 Washington

Major Setback For Waterfront Development At 8 Washington

Despite having been approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors in 2012, the planned development of 134 condos at 8 Washington Street was blocked by voters in 2013.  And last week, a judge delivered another blow. As approved, the 8 Washington project included an increase in... Read More »

The Impact Of Transforming Second Street

The Impact Of Transforming Second Street

The Environmental Impact Report for San Francisco’s proposed Second Street Improvement Project, which intends to transform Second Street, from Market to King, into a pleasant “multi-modal corridor” and “green connector,” with separated bike lanes (cycle tracks) on both sides of the street, a whole host of sidewalk and streetscape... Read More »

Hearings For 2,000 Units Of Housing This Week

Hearings For 2,000 Units Of Housing This Week

The public hearings to review the Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs) for the proposed 320-unit development to rise up to 4-stories at 1601 Mariposa Street, at the base of Potrero Hill, and the master plan for redeveloping the 49-acre Sunnydale public housing complex in Visitacion Valley, the largest public housing... Read More »

Modern Mid-Market Development Ready For Review

Modern Mid-Market Development Ready For Review

The Environmental Impact Report for Trumark Urban’s proposed 12-story building to rise along Market Street, between Franklin and Van Ness, with 109 condos over three ground-floor retail spaces and an underground garage has been drafted and is ready for review. As we first reported a few months ago, the... Read More »

Master Plan For SF’s Largest Public Housing Site Ready For Review

Master Plan For SF’s Largest Public Housing Site Ready For Review

Built as housing for wartime ship builders in 1941 and now San Francisco’s largest, and perhaps most infamous, public housing complex, with nearly 800 run-down units across its 49-acre site, the HOPE-ful master plan for razing and redeveloping the Sunnydale-Velasco public housing complex is ready for its formal environmental review... Read More »

Big Potrero Hill Development Refined, Ready For Review

Big Potrero Hill Development Refined, Ready For Review

The plans for Related California’s proposed Potrero Hill development to rise up to four-stories at 1601 Mariposa Street – stretching from Mariposa and Carolina to 18th and Arkansas – have been refined and now totals 316 apartments, 9,000 square-feet of retail/commercial space, and nearly 40,000 square-feet of open space... Read More »

Caltrain Report Confirms Ballooning Budget And Project Delays

Caltrain Report Confirms Ballooning Budget And Project Delays

As we first reported last month: Originally expected to cost $1.5 billion and be operational in 2019, the budget to electrify Caltrain and install a new signaling system has be revised upward by at least $200 million and the likely date that the first electric train will be put... Read More »

Big Dogpatch Development Slated To Clear Environmental Hurdle

Big Dogpatch Development Slated To Clear Environmental Hurdle

With relatively few comments or challenges, the Environmental Impact Report for AvalonBay’s proposed development of 338 apartments to rise at 800 Indiana Street, in Dogpatch on the 2.5-acre parcel upon which the San Francisco Opera’s warehouse currently stands, is slated to be certified by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week. Surrounded by... Read More »

The Grand Plan And Timing To Transform SF’s Second Street

The Grand Plan And Timing To Transform SF’s Second Street

In the works for over a decade, San Francisco’s Second Street Improvement Project intends to transform Second Street, from Market to King, into a pleasant “multi-modal corridor” and “green connector,” with separated bike lanes (cycletracks) on both sides of the street, sidewalk and streetscape improvements, and a complete roadway repaving.... Read More »