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SoMa Rising: Designs For Nine Stories And More Housing On Harrison

SoMa Rising: Designs For Nine Stories And More Housing On Harrison

The plans to raze Ed’s Autohaus at 768 Harrison Street and construct a nine-story building with 26 residential units, nearly 5,000 square feet of office space, and a 600 square foot retail space adjacent to Cubix are making their way through planning. As designed by Ian Birchall and Associates, the development’s twenty one-bedrooms would average Read More »

Mel’s Drive-In Development Drive-By

Mel’s Drive-In Development Drive-By

Plans to raze the Inner Richmond Mel’s Drive-In on Geary Boulevard were submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department last year. And as rendered above, a four-story building designed by Ian Birchall and Associates with 23 residential units over ground floor retail along Geary and Beaumont and an underground garage for 25 cars was proposed to rise. Read More »

Ironic Or Not: Designs For Condos Cater-Corner To Protest Site

Ironic Or Not: Designs For Condos Cater-Corner To Protest Site

Plans to raze the existing Unocal 76 Station on the northwest corner of Valencia and 24th Streets and construct a six-story condo building on the parcel have been drafted by Ian Birchall and Associates and submitted to Planning for their consideration and comments. Zoned for development up to 55 feet in height, the plans for Read More »

Condos Rather Than Cold Ones On Divisadero Street

Condos Rather Than Cold Ones On Divisadero Street

A proposal to add four floors of residential space over the existing two-story garage at 834 Divisadero Street is making its way through Planning. Designed by Ian Birchall and Associates, the proposed development would rise 65 feet in height and create seven condos across the top four floors, seven parking spaces on the second, and 4,000 Read More »

The Revised Designs For 555 Fulton Street

The Revised Designs For 555 Fulton Street

While the plans for the Hayes Valley development with 139 residential units and a ground floor grocery store at 555 Fulton Street have been dusted off, as a number of plugged-in readers quickly noted, Ian Birchall and Associates is the new architect of record, having drafted a “distinct evolution” of the approved Saitowitz design. The Read More »

1601 Larkin Street 3.1: The Redesign Details And Renderings

1601 Larkin Street 3.1: The Redesign Details And Renderings

As we first reported yesterday, the rejected design for the proposed development to replace the First St. John’s United Methodist Church at the corner of Larkin and Clay has been reworked, reducing its height by a floor, introducing additional setbacks, and integrating new materials and finishes on the facade. The details for the revised design, Read More »

1601 Larkin Street Design Sneak Peek Take Two (Or Three)

1601 Larkin Street Design Sneak Peek Take Two (Or Three)

As we first reported in January, while San Francisco’s Planning Commission blocked the proposed demolition of the dilapidated church at 1601 Larking Street and development of a modern Stanley Saitowitz designed building in its place, Ian Birchall was quietly engaged to redesign the project as “a contemporary interpretation of a European city apartment building” in Read More »

Construction Commences On The Decades-Old “Hole In The Ground”

Construction Commences On The Decades-Old “Hole In The Ground”

Construction has commenced at the corner of Market, Noe, and 16th streets. Known as the “Hole in the Ground” for the past three decades following the fiery demise of the church that once occupied the site, as plugged-in people know, it’s a five-story building with 18 residential units over ground floor retail that’s being built Read More »

An Attempt To Settle For With San Francisco’s Planning Commission?

An Attempt To Settle For With San Francisco’s Planning Commission?

As we first reported yesterday, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to meet behind closed doors with legal counsel to discuss the pending litigation and consideration of settlement proposals with respect to the proposed development of 1601 Larkin Street, a site on which the dilapidated First St. John’s United Methodist Church currently stands. The proposed Read More »