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Redevelopment of Mel’s Drive-In Abandoned

Redevelopment of Mel’s Drive-In Abandoned

While the proposed redevelopment of the Mel’s Drive-In on Geary Boulevard had yet to be approved, the required Environmental Review for the project, which would have resulted in at least 23 condos and a new retail space being built upon the site, was well underway. But last week, Mel’s... Read More »

Redevelopment Of Mel’s Drive-In Moving Forward

Redevelopment Of Mel’s Drive-In Moving Forward

While the redevelopment of the Mel’s Drive-In on Geary Boulevard has yet to be approved or permitted, the necessary Environmental Review for the project, a precursor to its approval, is underway and appears to be nearing completion. As proposed, the diner will be razed and a four-story building designed... Read More »

Bridge Theater Conversion Plan: Batters Up!

Bridge Theater Conversion Plan: Batters Up!

Built in honor of the then-new Golden Gate Bridge in 1939 but having been dark since the end of 2012, the plans to convert the single-screen Bridge Theater into the San Francisco Baseball Academy, with three indoor batting cages and swing stations, could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning... 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... Read More »

Hiding Behind The Façade Of A Historic Resource

Hiding Behind The Façade Of A Historic Resource

Deemed a historic resource, the façade of 421 Arguello Boulevard was saved while the building behind was razed to make room for 8 new housing units to rise. It’s the same approach that’s being proposed for the six story project at 1335 Larkin Street. We’ll let you debate the... Read More »