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Sixth Street Rising: Hugo Hotel Replacement Recap/Timing

Sixth Street Rising: Hugo Hotel Replacement Recap/Timing

With defenestration deconstructed and the demolition permits for the old Hugo Hotel working their way through Planning, it’s time to take another look at the 9-story building to rise on the southwest corner of Sixth and Howard. Designed by Kennerly Architecture for Mercy Housing, the 200 6th Street building will provide 67 units of affordable housing for Read More »

Defenestration Coming Down, Sixth Street Rising Up

Defenestration Coming Down, Sixth Street Rising Up

Defenestration, the “temporary” art installation that has defined the long-shuttered Hugo Hotel and neighborhood for nearly two decades, is being dismantled this morning and the building from which the installation has hung at the corner of 6th and Howard will soon be razed. As plugged-in people know, the burned-out Hugo Hotel was acquired by San Francisco’s Read More »

More Affordable Housing On Geary Proposed, But Only A Bit

More Affordable Housing On Geary Proposed, But Only A Bit

The Western Addition block bounded by Divisadero, Geary, Scott and O’Farrell was developed in the 1960s with six low-rise residential buildings around a central courtyard, the Midtown Park Apartment complex provides 140 affordable dwelling units managed by Mercy Housing. In need of a full renovation, the current plan is to renovate the four buildings with Read More »

Commission Slated To Certify Mercy’s Impact On Sixth Street

Commission Slated To Certify Mercy’s Impact On Sixth Street

Two weeks from now, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Mercy Housing to move forward with their plans to build a nine-story residential building with 67 affordable housing units on the corner of 6th and Howard streets, razing the Hugo Hotel and canvas from which Defenestration’s flying Read More »

Defenestration’s Days Are Numbered

Defenestration’s Days Are Numbered

With a plan in place to mitigate the loss of the Hugo Hotel at 200 6th Street, deemed to be a contributing resource for the newly defined “6th Street Lodginghouse Historic District” and canvas from which Defenestration’s flying furniture has hung for years, this afternoon San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to clear the way Read More »

Mercy Me: Hugo Hotel Is Historically Significant, The Plan To Mitigate

Mercy Me: Hugo Hotel Is Historically Significant, The Plan To Mitigate

In order for Mercy Housing to move forward with their plans to build a new nine-story residential building with 67 affordable housing units on the corner of 6th and Howard Streets, they need permission to raze the existing Hugo Hotel and Defenestration. Situated in the middle of the newly defined “6th Street Lodginghouse Historic District,” Read More »

Redeveloping Sixth Street: Corner Of Sixth And Howard As Envisoned

Redeveloping Sixth Street: Corner Of Sixth And Howard As Envisoned

As far as we know, Mercy Housing has yet to secure the $19 million it will take to raze the four-story Hugo Hotel which has sat vacant since 1987 and build a new nine-story mixed-use building upon the site at 200 6th Street at the corner of Howard. That being said, the proposed mixed-use project Read More »

Defending The Design For 200 6th Street And Adieu To Defenestration

Defending The Design For 200 6th Street And Adieu To Defenestration

Located within the potential Sixth Street Lodginghouse District, the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency and Mercy Housing requested San Francisco’s Architectural Review Committee review and comment on their proposed project at 200 6th Street today. The proposed work includes demolition of the existing four-story building and the new construction of a new nine-story residential building (dedicated Read More »