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Peter Thiel’s Former Mansion Quietly Sold for $7.4 Million

Peter Thiel’s Former Mansion Quietly Sold for $7.4 Million

While we missed it at the time, as correctly noted by a plugged-in reader last week, the Marina District mansion that PayPal co-founder turned iconic Silicon Valley venture capitalist and hedge manager, Peter Thiel, purchased for $6.5 million in 2010 and then spent a pretty penny to reconfigure and redecorate,... Read More »

Proposed Chestnut Street Infill Project Closer to Reality

Proposed Chestnut Street Infill Project Closer to Reality

As we first reported earlier this year, plans to level the long-standing Wells Fargo branch building at 2055 Chestnut Street and redevelop its Marina District parcel, which stretches from Chestnut to Lombard, are in the works and newly rendered below. And while the height of the proposed 40-foot-tall building... Read More »

Showcase Home in the Marina Sold for a Loss

Showcase Home in the Marina Sold for a Loss

As we wrote ten days ago: Purchased for $8.001 million in October of 2015 and subsequently “re-imagined by some of the areas top designers,” with new fixtures and finishes throughout, the 2018 Decorator Showcase home at 465 Marina Boulevard hit the market with an $8.995 million price tag at... Read More »

Another Cut for the Latest Showcase Home

Another Cut for the Latest Showcase Home

Purchased for $8.001 million in October of 2015 and subsequently “re-imagined by some of the areas top designers,” with new fixtures and finishes throughout, the 2018 Decorator Showcase home at 465 Marina Boulevard hit the market with an $8.995 million price tag at the beginning of May, “ready for... Read More »

Development Opposes New Development Next Door

Development Opposes New Development Next Door

The plans for a four-story building to rise on the southern end of the historic San Francisco Gas Light Company’s parcel in the Marina, where a former workshop addition flagged 3620 Buchanan Street currently sits, has been redesigned by Ian Birchall and Associates. Originally envisioned as a mix of... Read More »

The Vulnerability and Consequences of Sea Level Rise in SF

The Vulnerability and Consequences of Sea Level Rise in SF

While a final assessment and consequences report isn’t slated to be finished until next year, a map of the San Francisco blocks most vulnerable to a projected sea level rise of between 36 and 66 inches by the end of this century has been drafted. And while recently approved... Read More »

Draft Plans for a Boutique Hotel with Rooftop Bar on Lombard

Draft Plans for a Boutique Hotel with Rooftop Bar on Lombard

Plans to raze the former KFC/Taco Bell turned Poke Time building on the southwest corner of Lombard and Fillmore, which was deemed “a fixture within the Marina District neighborhood” when it was rebuilt back in 2005, have been in the works since 2015. And as formally proposed, a four-story... Read More »

Plans for Infilling Chestnut Street

Plans for Infilling Chestnut Street

Plans to level the long-standing Wells Fargo branch building at 2055 Chestnut Street in the Marina, which was built for Crocker Bank in 1974, have been drafted. As envisioned by the Prado Group, a three-story building will rise up to 40 feet in height across the site which stretches... Read More »

Million Dollar Price Cut for the 2018 Showcase Home

Million Dollar Price Cut for the 2018 Showcase Home

As we first noted last month, while it’s certainly not unusual for Decorator Showcase homes to hit the market shortly after their ticketed showcasing has ended, they typically don’t hit the market a few days into their month-long run. But having hit the market with an $8.995 million price... Read More »

Decorator Showcase on the Market for $9 Million

Decorator Showcase on the Market for $9 Million

It’s certainly not unusual for Decorator Showcase homes to hit the market shortly after their ticketed showcasing has ended. But they typically don’t hit the market a few days into their month-long run. And having just opened its doors a few days ago, the 2018 Decorator Showcase home at... Read More »