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The Six-Story ‘Urban Room’ And Grand Public Open Space Plan

The Six-Story ‘Urban Room’ And Grand Public Open Space Plan

With the plans for the proposed 61-story tower to rise along First Street taking shape, the plans for the grand six-story “urban room” at the base of the building are moving forward as well. As designed by Foster + Partners, the 19,500 square foot publicly-accessible open space would connect... Read More »

Plans For San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower Are Taking Shape

Plans For San Francisco’s Second Tallest Tower Are Taking Shape

Beijing-based Oceanwide Holdings has refined their plans for a pair of towers to rise at First and Mission, the tallest of which is designed to reach a height of 910 feet and would become the second tallest building in San Francisco behind the Salesforce Tower, which will rise to a height... Read More »

Slender Building Could Block SF’s Penultimate Tower Views

Slender Building Could Block SF’s Penultimate Tower Views

When the Stanford Hotels Group paid over $2,000 per square foot for the two little buildings at 82-84 First and 510 Mission, building’s which sit on a slender T-shaped site across from the future Salesforce Tower and Transbay Transit Center, speculation ran rampant as to the group’s intent. While the... Read More »

Chinese Real Estate Giant Buys Site For Second-Tallest Tower In SF

Chinese Real Estate Giant Buys Site For Second-Tallest Tower In SF

Beijing-based Oceanwide Holdings has inked a deal to purchase the 50 First Street development site and plans for the second-tallest tower to rise over 900 feet in San Francisco for $296 million, nearly 150 percent more than the $122 million that local developer TMG Partners and Northwood Investors paid... Read More »

50 First Street Wow Factor Extends Beyond Its Height

50 First Street Wow Factor Extends Beyond Its Height

If the sheer height of the 910-foot tower that’s proposed to rise at 50 First Street doesn’t wow you, the tower’s elevated first floor and open-air plaza beneath surely will. From John King with respect to the “gasp-inducing” design: The lead architect for the project is Foster + Partners, the... Read More »

Designs For 910-Foot Foster + Partners Tower Submitted To Planning

Designs For 910-Foot Foster + Partners Tower Submitted To Planning

The preliminary designs for two towers designed by Foster + Partners and Heller Manus Architects which could rise up to 910 feet in height at the corner of First and Mission have been submitted to Planning for Environmental Review. As we first reported last year, TMG Partners’ proposed 50 First... Read More »

Foster + Partners Tapped For Two Towers At First And Mission

Foster + Partners Tapped For Two Towers At First And Mission

Foster + Partners will team with Heller Manus Architects to re-design the two towers to rise at First and Mission. The two million square foot project includes an 850-foot office tower fronting First Street and a 605-foot condominium tower fronting Mission. The existing 88 First Street building on the... Read More »

Apple’s iCon-ic Campus 2 Approved By Cupertino’s City Council

Apple’s iCon-ic Campus 2 Approved By Cupertino’s City Council

The Cupertino City Council has unanimously approved Apple’s plans for the 175-acre Apple Campus 2, at the center of which the circular 2.8-million square foot “iCon” building designed by Foster + Partners will rise. Having already been endorsed by Cupertino’s Planning Commission, the former Hewlett Packard (HP) campus site... Read More »

The “iCon” At The Center Of Apple’s Proposed Cupertino Campus 2

The “iCon” At The Center Of Apple’s Proposed Cupertino Campus 2

The 2.8 million square foot “iCon” building designed by Foster + Partners sits at the center of the proposed Apple Campus 2 slated to be built down in Cupertino. In addition to the four-story “spaceship” for 12,000 employees, a four-story garage for 4,300 cars and a smattering of smaller... Read More »