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Plans for Prominent Market Street Site Qualify for Streamlined Review

Plans for Prominent Market Street Site Qualify for Streamlined Review

The big plans for a 96-unit building to rise up to 85 feet in height at the intersection of Market and Duboce, behind the historic façade of the former Gantner Brothers’ Funeral Home building at 1965 Market Street, have just qualified for a streamlined environmental review and approval. While... Read More »

Impact of Another Mega-Development about to Be Assessed

Impact of Another Mega-Development about to Be Assessed

With the adjacent Pier 70 project having been approved, the preparation of the required Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the even larger Potrero Power Plant site project, the preliminary plans for which we first revealed a couple months ago, is about to get underway. As envisioned by the development... Read More »

Iconic Goodwill Razed for First Hub District Tower to Rise

Iconic Goodwill Razed for First Hub District Tower to Rise

With the height and bulk limits for the proposed 550-unit apartment tower to rise on the former Goodwill site at the corner of Mission and South Van Ness Avenue having been raised and the building permits for the 396-foot-tall tower having been approved, the 1580 Mission Street site is... Read More »

Plans for an 18-Story Hotel to Rise upon Shuttered LuLu’s Site

Plans for an 18-Story Hotel to Rise upon Shuttered LuLu’s Site

As we first noted nine months ago: While the shuttering of Restaurant LuLu after 24 years at 816 Folsom Street appears to have caught some by surprise, the writing was on the wall if you knew where to look. Purchased for $1 million back in 1991, the parcel upon... Read More »

Plans for Massive New Waterfront Development Revealed

Plans for Massive New Waterfront Development Revealed

With an extensive cleanup of the old Potrero Power Plant site and its shoreline underway, plans for over 5 million square feet of development to rise up to 300 feet in height upon the 29-acre Central Waterfront site at 1201 Illinois Street – which is bounded by Illinois, the... Read More »

Proposed 5th Street Hotel and Fewer Donuts Closer to Reality

Proposed 5th Street Hotel and Fewer Donuts Closer to Reality

As we first reported last year, the development team behind the proposed redevelopment of the All Stars Donuts shop site at 5th and Harrison had shifted gears and drafted plans for a hotel, rather than housing, to rise upon the 399 5th Street parcel. The plans for the eight-story,... Read More »

Positioning for 130 Feet in Height and Office Space Right Here

Positioning for 130 Feet in Height and Office Space Right Here

The second floor of the 32,000-square-foot ABC Imaging building at 679 Bryant Street, which is also known as 168 Welsh Street, has been recently remodeled to look more upscale and tech office-y, including new windows and a laminate floor. But as the former printing plant space remains zoned for... Read More »

Hearing to Initiate Adoption of Central SoMa Plan Has Been Set

Hearing to Initiate Adoption of Central SoMa Plan Has Been Set

Having been pushed back a few months, the Planning Commission hearing at which the legislative process required to formally adopt San Francisco’s revised Central SoMa Plan is slated to be initiated has been slated for August 31. As proposed, the revised plan raises the proposed height limits for numerous... Read More »

Towering Plans for City College Site

Towering Plans for City College Site

In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, City College of San Francisco has formally submitted plans for a tower to rise upon their 46,000-square-foot Hub District parcel at 33 Gough Street. As envisioned by David Baker Architects, the 23-story tower would rise to a height... Read More »

Plans for a 12-Story, 300-Room Hotel Right Here

Plans for a 12-Story, 300-Room Hotel Right Here

The big plans for either 112 condos or 190,000 square feet of office space to rise up to 11 stories in height upon the auto shop parcels at 565-589 Bryant Street have been scrapped. Instead, even bigger plans for a 300-room hotel to rise up to 12 stories upon... Read More »