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The Refined Plans for Razing Home and 62 Apartments to Rise

The Refined Plans for Razing Home and 62 Apartments to Rise

The refined plans for razing the shuttered Home restaurant at the Corner of Market and Church, and constructing a four to seven-story building designed by Arquitectonica across the site, could finally be approved by the City next week. As proposed, the 2100 Market Street project now includes 62 apartments... Read More »

Market Street Institution Moving to Oakland

Market Street Institution Moving to Oakland

With plans for razing the iconic Flax Art & Design store at 1699 Market Street to make room for a nine-story building with 162 units of housing, 97 parking spaces and 4,000 square feet of commercial space pushing forward, Flax will be moving its signature signage and flagship store... Read More »

Plans To Raze Iconic Market Street Bar Move Forward

Plans To Raze Iconic Market Street Bar Move Forward

The draft plans for a proposed five-story condo building to rise across the 2140 Market Street site, which currently houses the iconic Lucky 13 bar and its adjacent patio and parking lot, have been revised but are still moving forward at a rapid pace. The revised plans for the... Read More »

Streetlight Records Building Sold, Zoned For 65-Feet In Height

Streetlight Records Building Sold, Zoned For 65-Feet In Height

Listed for $2.4 million in July and reduced to $1.9 million after a week, the sale of the former Streetlight Records building at 2350 Market Street has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $1.85 million. Delivered vacant by the owner of the store and building, after 35... Read More »

New Details For Development To Replace Den Of Adult Activities

New Details For Development To Replace Den Of Adult Activities

The Market Street facade for the proposed eight-story building to rise on the site of the infamous Market Street Cinema has been refined anew by Levy Design Partners, with concrete, metal and glass as the primary materials (as the proposed facade previously appeared): Targeting “creative, bike-centric workers filling office buildings in... Read More »

Price Slashed For Streetlight Records Building, Owner Cashing Out

Price Slashed For Streetlight Records Building, Owner Cashing Out

After 35 years in business on Market Street, Streetlight Records is calling it quits. And while the owner of the store and property at 2350 Market had been looking for another tenant, and reportedly didn’t expect it to be a problem despite the current state of retail along the... Read More »

Castro & Upper Market Retail Strategy Report

Castro & Upper Market Retail Strategy Report

There are currently around 30 vacant retail spaces along the Castro and Upper Market retail corridor and the vacancy rate is hovering around 8 percent, nearly twice the city’s overall average. Inactive storefronts are offering refuge to an increasing number of homeless people and wearing on the area’s image,... 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 »

The Un-Holey Redesign Of Trinity Place

The Un-Holey Redesign Of Trinity Place

As originally designed, rendered and approved, the 1,900-unit Trinity Place development, which will front Mission, Eighth, and Market Streets, included two big “holes” in the building’s façade along 8th and a massive open archway along Market Street as well. The holes along Eighth Street, however, were “value engineered” away, along with... 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 »