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Certification of the Central SoMa Plan’s Impact Report Pushed Back

Certification of the Central SoMa Plan’s Impact Report Pushed Back

The public hearing at which San Francisco’s Planning Commission could certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the City’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan has been pushed back to May 10. The public hearing scheduled for this Thursday, April 12, has been converted into an “informational only” hearing with no... Read More »

Plans to Build Higher on Harrison Closer to Reality

Plans to Build Higher on Harrison Closer to Reality

As we first reported last year, plans to raze the two-story Fast Signs Building on the northwest corner of Harrison and Hawthorne Streets and develop a 14-story residential building, with 118 residential units over a garage for 26 cars, were in the works. And as newly rendered by Ankrom... Read More »

Impact Report for Transformative SoMa Plan Slated for Certification

Impact Report for Transformative SoMa Plan Slated for Certification

San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the City’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan on April 12. And if successfully certified, an attempted appeal of which is likely to occur, the Commission could then immediately vote to approve the plan and recommend its... Read More »

Detailed Plans for Massive Power Plant Redevelopment and Stack

Detailed Plans for Massive Power Plant Redevelopment and Stack

If approved as proposed, the redevelopment of the 29-acre Potrero Power Plant site will yield 2,700 units of housing; 600,000 square feet of office space; 700,000 square feet of R&D and PDR space; over 100,000 square feet of retail (including a new grocery); a 220-room waterfront hotel and parking... Read More »

Planning Could Approve Neighborhood-Changing Plan This Month (UPDATED)

Planning Could Approve Neighborhood-Changing Plan This Month (UPDATED)

With the legislative process required to adopt San Francisco’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan having successfully been initiated last week, a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, the public hearing at which San Francisco’s Planning Commission could vote to approve the plan and recommend its adoption by... Read More »

Ambitious Conservatory of Music Project Approved

Ambitious Conservatory of Music Project Approved

The upzoning, development agreement and authorization needed for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s proposed twelve-story building to rise up to 120 feet in height at 200 Van Ness Avenue, between Hayes Street and Dr. Tom Waddell Place, were approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission last night. In addition... Read More »

Neighborhood Changing Plan Slated for Initiation

Neighborhood Changing Plan Slated for Initiation

San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to formally initiate the legislative process required to adopt San Francisco’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan this Thursday, March 1, a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise. Once formally initiated, the countdown of a mandated 20-day “notice period” will commence, after... Read More »

State Drops Legal Challenge of SF’s Waterfront Height Limit Measure

State Drops Legal Challenge of SF’s Waterfront Height Limit Measure

The State of California has agreed to drop its legal challenge of San Francisco’s Proposition B, the voter-approved “No Wall on the Waterfront” measure which maintains existing height limits for waterfront property under the control of the Port of San Francisco unless a specific up-zoning is approved by the... Read More »

Towering Plans for City College Site Densified

Towering Plans for City College Site Densified

While the effective height of the proposed tower to rise up to 250 feet in height upon the City College of San Francisco site at 33 Gough Street hasn’t changed (too much), two stories have been added for a total of twenty-five (25) and the tower’s floor plates have... Read More »

Proposed SoMa Tower Sheds 100 Feet of Height

Proposed SoMa Tower Sheds 100 Feet of Height

With Planning having balked at the proposed height of a 350-foot-tall tower to rise at 636 4th Street, upon the former K&L Wine Merchants building parcel which is currently only zoned for development up to 85 feet in height but is slated to be up-zoned to 250-feet if San... Read More »