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Plan for a Better Market Street Picked, Aiming for a 2020 Start

Plan for a Better Market Street Picked, Aiming for a 2020 Start

While running a few years behind schedule, the three alternatives and two design options for redesigning the 2.2‐mile segment of Market Street between Octavia Boulevard and The Embarcadero, with the stated goal of revitalizing and improving San Francisco’s busiest pedestrian street, bicycle thoroughfare and transit corridor, “making it safer... Read More »

More Density for 520-Foot-Tall Hub District Tower as Envisioned

More Density for 520-Foot-Tall Hub District Tower as Envisioned

The preliminary plans for a 520-foot-tall tower to rise on the Hub District parcel at 30 Van Ness Avenue have been newly refined. And while an additional story of office space has been added to the proposed development’s 120-foot-tall podium, which would include the partial retention of the existing... Read More »

Conversion of Mid-Market Retail Space Calendared for Next Month

Conversion of Mid-Market Retail Space Calendared for Next Month

Completed a year ago next month and dubbed “6×6 San Francisco” by the marketing team, the new 350,000-square-foot retail center at 945 Market Street has sat empty ever since, not including the center’s 173-car garage which is operational. Arguing that the marketing team’s inability to secure any retail tenants... Read More »

More Tourists, Fewer Residents as Proposed

More Tourists, Fewer Residents as Proposed

Built in 1913 and opened as the Keystone Hotel, roughly half (81) of the 168 hotel rooms at 54 Fourth Street, which is now ‘The Mosser,’ were subsequently reclassified and rented as residential units without kitchens (i.e., SRO units) which average 142 square feet in size, thirteen (13) of... Read More »

Proposed 454-Unit Mid-Market Tower Massed

Proposed 454-Unit Mid-Market Tower Massed

As we first reported last week, plans to build up to 454 units of housing upon the underdeveloped Mid-Market parking lot at 469 Stevenson Street, which is currently owned by Nordstrom, are in the works. As we also noted at the time, while the site is currently only zoned... Read More »

Plans for Major Mid-Market Development Revealed

Plans for Major Mid-Market Development Revealed

With Nordstrom Inc. having inked a deal to sell its parking lot parcel for 176 cars at 469 Stevenson Street, between Fifth and Sixth, plans to develop the underdeveloped Mid-Market site have been drawn. As rendered by Mark Cavagnero Associates above, a 16-story development could yield around 330 units... Read More »

Mid-Market Hotel Closer to Reality and Planning Has a Concern

Mid-Market Hotel Closer to Reality and Planning Has a Concern

Having received an exemption from having to complete a resource intensive environmental impact report, and with some confusion as to the historic merits of the existing, versus previous, Kaplan’s Surplus store building on the Mid-Market site having been resolved, the plans for a 10-story hotel to rise at 1055... Read More »

Plans for Another Big Mid-Market Hotel (and More)

Plans for Another Big Mid-Market Hotel (and More)

Speaking of proposed Mid-Market hotels, plans for a 12-story building to rise upon the long-vacant lot at 1125 Market Street (upon which the former Bell/American/Embassy Theater once stood adjacent to the newly renovated Strand) have been newly drawn and submitted to Planning for approval. While MacFarlane Partners, which purchased... Read More »

Clearing the Way for a 10-Story Hotel Right Here

Clearing the Way for a 10-Story Hotel Right Here

Back in 1908, a rather fine seven-story loft building designed by MacDonald & Applegarth was built upon the 1055 Market Street parcel which stretches from Market to Stevenson Street. A six-alarm fire started by an arsonist destroyed the Forrest Building in 1979. And in 1981, a not so fine... Read More »

Plans for Mid-Market Hotel Abandoned, Home for Non-Profit Instead

Plans for Mid-Market Hotel Abandoned, Home for Non-Profit Instead

Plans to add six stories atop the skinny two-story structure at 1236 Market Street, which extends through the Mid-Market block to the former gym space at 37 Grove, and convert the entire building into a 105-room hotel have been kicked to the curb. Instead, the building has traded hands... Read More »