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Nearly New Two-Bedroom Fetches 3 Percent over its 2014 Price

Nearly New Two-Bedroom Fetches 3 Percent over its 2014 Price

Purchased as new for $1,016,000, or roughly $963 per square foot, back in March of 2014, the “primely” located two-bedroom, two-bath unit #415 at 8 Buchanan Street (a.k.a. Linea) returned to the market priced at $1,156,999 in June of last year (a sale at which would have represented total... Read More »

Foreshadowing an Eight-Story Development Right Here

Foreshadowing an Eight-Story Development Right Here

While the three storefronts at 1815-1819 Market Street are currently leased to Destino, Izakay Roku and Sushi Zone, Destino’s lease expires in August and the leases for the other two restaurants are set to end in the first quarter of 2020. The 4,480-square-foot parcel at the corner of Pearl,... Read More »

Boutique Market Street Infill Building Closer to Reality

Boutique Market Street Infill Building Closer to Reality

In the works since 2014 but waylaid by a requested Discretionary Review (DR), the plans for a boutique 8-story building to rise on the underdeveloped parcel at 1870 Market Street, between the older 4-story building at 1874-1878 Market Street and the newish 8-story building dubbed “Venn on Market,” could... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Prominent Market Street Site Revealed

Bigger Plans for Prominent Market Street Site Revealed

The 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, which was built for the funeral home in 1924 and converted to... Read More »

San Francisco’s Hub 2.0

San Francisco’s Hub 2.0

Over a century ago, the intersection of Market, Valencia, Haight and Gough in San Francisco was dubbed “The Hub.” At the time, four main streetcar lines converged at the intersection, transporting residents from outlying neighborhoods to jobs and shopping downtown. And through the 1950s, the moniker was synonymous with... Read More »

Planning Has A Problem With A Major Market Street Project

Planning Has A Problem With A Major Market Street Project

As proposed, the five-story Civic Center Hotel with 71 SRO and 81 Tourist rooms at 1601 Market Street, the Local 38 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union hall at 1621 Market, and the retail building at 1629‐1637 Market will be razed to make way for a 584-unit development (a mix of... Read More »

New Plans To Transform Prominent Market Street Site

New Plans To Transform Prominent Market Street Site

With the sale of the 1965 Market Street site having closed escrow, the plans for an 88-unit building to rise up to 85-feet (eight stories) in height behind the existing stucco façades at the intersection of Market and Duboce, and up to 50-feet in height atop the site’s parking... Read More »

Redesigned Market Street Development Moving Forward

Redesigned Market Street Development Moving Forward

Originally proposed to be developed as an upscale “group housing” project, with a shared kitchen and gathering area in order to circumvent the Market-Octavia Neighborhood Plan (which requires 40 percent of new non-group housing developments in the area to be two-bedrooms), the proposed 1700 Market Street project has been redesigned... Read More »

Designs For Transforming San Francisco’s Alleys

Designs For Transforming San Francisco’s Alleys

Two years in the making, the Living Alleys Toolkit establishes the framework, strategies and processes for creating a network of plazas, gardens, and active public spaces in traffic calmed alleyways throughout the Market-Octavia Plan Area.  And it’s a toolkit which can be applied to other areas of the city... Read More »

Designs To Transform A Prominent Market Street Site

Designs To Transform A Prominent Market Street Site

While the plans for the parcels have yet to be submitted to the city, much less approved, the prominent corner building and parking lot at the intersection of Market Street and Duboce are in contract to be sold and designs for an ambitious residential development to rise across the... Read More »