Articles Recently Tagged: Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

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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 »

Environmental Review Of Warriors Mission Bay Arena Plan Underway

Environmental Review Of Warriors Mission Bay Arena Plan Underway

The cornerstone environmental review for the Golden State Warriors’ proposed arena, retail and office development to rise across eleven acres in Mission Bay is officially underway and the public meeting to discuss the scope of the Planning Department’s report for the project has been scheduled for December 9. The... Read More »

Dogpatch Development Watch: Impact And Timing For 800 Indiana

Dogpatch Development Watch: Impact And Timing For 800 Indiana

The Environmental Impact Report for AvalonBay’s proposed development of 338 apartments at 800 Indiana Street, in Dogpatch across from Esprit Park and upon the 2.5-acre parcel upon which the San Francisco Opera’s warehouse currently stands, has been published and the public hearing for the report has been scheduled for... Read More »

CityPlace EIR Approved Appealed Approved!

CityPlace EIR Approved Appealed Approved!

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to deny an appeal and certify CityPlace’s Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The one concession, a parking tax of 20 cents per car to pay for traffic safety improvements around the project. Read More »

Eastern Neighborhoods Plan, It’s Not Just For Policy Wonks Anymore

Eastern Neighborhoods Plan, It’s Not Just For Policy Wonks Anymore

A year ago and a decade in the making, the draft Eastern Neighborhoods Environmental Impact Report (EIR) was first published.  As we wrote at the time: The plan aims to support long-term Planning Department goals such as greater density and housing affordability, and particularly attempts to better define zoning... Read More »