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New SoMa Jail Will Displace McDonald’s, Perhaps Residents Too

New SoMa Jail Will Displace McDonald’s, Perhaps Residents Too

Another McDonald’s is slated to be razed in San Francisco, this time to make room for a new County Jail. As part of a larger program to relocate City agencies from San Francisco’s seismically deficient Hall of Justice at 850 Bryant Street, the proposed Detention Facility Project involves the... Read More »

City Attorney Demands McDonald’s Clean Up Haight-Ashbury Site

City Attorney Demands McDonald’s Clean Up Haight-Ashbury Site

Citing nearly 1,100 service calls to the San Francisco Police Department over the past three years, City Attorney Dennis Herrera has sent a pre-litigation demand letter and draft legal complaint to McDonald’s corporate headquarters seeking the CEO’s assistance in abating the “lawlessness harbored” at its Haight-Ashbury location, noting the... Read More »

Planning For Shuttered McDonald’s Site Underway

Planning For Shuttered McDonald’s Site Underway

The chain link fence which was cemented into place around the abruptly shuttered McDonald’s at 600 Van Ness has been keeping the taggers and transients at bay. And while McDonald’s has yet to file a formal proposal for developing the site, they have started to explore the parcel’s potential... Read More »

An Escalating Battle With Taggers, Transients, And Urban Blight

An Escalating Battle With Taggers, Transients, And Urban Blight

Engaged in a full-on battle with the taggers and transients who have claimed the shuttered McDonald’s at 600 Van Ness, an 8-foot chain-link fence is in the process of being cemented into place around the building, a fence which hasn’t been permitted nor approved. As we first reported when... Read More »

Shuttered McDonald’s Site Already Urban Blight

Shuttered McDonald’s Site Already Urban Blight

Having been abruptly shuttered and boarded up two weeks ago, the long-standing McDonald’s at 600 Van Ness Avenue has already become a magnet for graffiti and urban blight. And considering that McDonald’s has yet to file any plans for building upon the Van Ness Corridor site, a site which... Read More »

Van Ness McDonald’s Closed, Zoned For 13-Story Development

Van Ness McDonald’s Closed, Zoned For 13-Story Development

The long-standing McDonald’s at 600 Van Ness Avenue which was built in 1978 has been abruptly boarded up and stripped of its original signage.  While the plan for the parcel has yet to be filed with Planning, the site is zoned for development up to 130-feet in height. Plans... Read More »

McDonald’s Site Near AT&T Park Slated For 10-Story Hotel

McDonald’s Site Near AT&T Park Slated For 10-Story Hotel

The plans for the SoMa parcel upon which McDonald’s sits on the southeast corner of Third and Townsend near AT&T Park have been revealed: Stonebridge Companies, a Colorado-based hotel development and management company, plans to build a 10-story, 225-room hotel on the 701 Third Street site which is zoned for development up... Read More »

Go Ahead, Make Your Day: SoMa Circa 1983

As a number of readers quickly noted, the McDonald’s building on the corner of Third and Townsend which is on the market and primed for development was once transformed into the “Acorn Cafe,” the cafe from which Clint Eastwood’s Dirty Harry character would order his daily coffee and from... Read More »

SoMa McDonald’s Site Up For Sale, Zoned For 105-Feet In Height

SoMa McDonald’s Site Up For Sale, Zoned For 105-Feet In Height

The 13,750-square foot SoMa parcel upon which McDonald’s sits on the southeast corner of Third and Townsend is on the market and being shopped. McDonald’s lease expires in January of 2017. Zoned for development up to 105-feet in height, the 701 Third Street site is designated “Mixed Use-Office,” which... Read More »