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Plans for Building up Geary and a Potential Psychological Toll

Plans for Building up Geary and a Potential Psychological Toll

Plans to level the 3-story medical office building at 3330 Geary Boulevard, between Commonwealth and Parker Avenues and across from Mel’s Drive-In, have been drawn. And as envisioned, a six-story building with 41 residential units (a mix of 16 one-bedrooms, 19 twos and 6 threes) over 3,700 square feet... Read More »

Inner Richmond Infill and One Less Service Station as Proposed

Inner Richmond Infill and One Less Service Station as Proposed

Plans to raze the Inner Richmond service station at 4135 California Street, across from the modern condos which were constructed at 300-350 Cornwall, have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department for review. As proposed, a four-story building will rise up to 40 feet in height across the California... Read More »

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 »

Plans For Four Stories In The Avenues And A Neighbor Is Appalled

Plans For Four Stories In The Avenues And A Neighbor Is Appalled

As proposed, the little two-story building with two small dwelling units and a bit of commercial space on the northwest corner of Clement Street and 26th Avenue will be razed, the parcel will be divided, and two four-story buildings will rise on the site. The proposed buildings include a... Read More »

Price Cuts For The Contemporary Condos On Cornwall Street

Price Cuts For The Contemporary Condos On Cornwall Street

While at least one of the six new condominiums at 300-350 Cornwall Street sold for $1,000 more than its $1,499,000 list price this past August and $1,066 per square foot, the prices for the remaining units have been cut by around 15 percent with prices now starting at $1,249,000... 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 »

Which Is Destined to Age More Gracefully, Its Residents or Design?

Which Is Destined to Age More Gracefully, Its Residents or Design?

The discussion of Arquitectonica’s proposed design for 1960-1998 Market Street somehow takes a turn toward the Institute on Aging’s new Senior Campus rising at 3575 Geary where the Coronet Theater once stood. Expected to be open by early 2010, the new campus and will provide housing for 150 seniors... Read More »