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New Board Will Set the Tone for Development in SF This Week

New Board Will Set the Tone for Development in SF This Week

With the environmental review for the 157-unit development at 1515 South Van Ness Avenue having been successfully appealed in November, it would have been nearly impossible for San Francisco’s sitting Board of Supervisors to have argued any differently with respect to the appeal of the nearby 117-unit development at... Read More »

Another Major Mission District Development at Risk

Another Major Mission District Development at Risk

While the proposed 117-unit apartment building to rise up to 40-feet in height at 2675 Folsom Street, behind Parque Ninos Unidos at 23rd and Treat in the Mission, was approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in September, the approval has been appealed. In addition, the project’s exemption from having... Read More »

Elbo Room Redevelopment Granted Streamlined Review

Elbo Room Redevelopment Granted Streamlined Review

While the owners of the two-story building at 645 Valencia Street have abandoned their original plans to raze the corner building which is currently leased to the Elbo Room, new plans to add three stories atop the existing structure and convert the top four floors into seven units of... Read More »

The Plans for 143 Affordable Apartments and Arts Space on Folsom

The Plans for 143 Affordable Apartments and Arts Space on Folsom

The preliminary plans for an eight-story building with 143 below market rate apartments over 12,000 square feet of PDR space dedicated to the arts and a 4,400 square foot childcare center to rise on the northwest corner of Folsom and 16th Street in the Mission have been massed by... Read More »

Who Needs NIMBYs with Friends Like These

Who Needs NIMBYs with Friends Like These

It’s not the first time we’ve heard of San Francisco Bay Area Renters Federation (SFBARF) managing to rub the very people they’re supposed to be courting in all the wrong ways. But in this case, public comments from SFBARF’s founder, Sonja Trauss, are being fingered for effectively undermining the... Read More »

Modern Mission District Project Moving Forward with New Facade

Modern Mission District Project Moving Forward with New Facade

DDG Partners is pushing forward with plans to raze the former Loren ‘Hap’ Jones’ former motorcycle shop at 235 Valencia Street and build 45 apartments, the majority of which would be efficiency studios measuring under 350 square feet apiece, over 5,500 square feet of ground floor retail space on... Read More »

Hearing for Bigger Mission District BMR Development Set

Hearing for Bigger Mission District BMR Development Set

In order to avoid having to include any below market rate units of housing onsite, the project team behind “Vida” at 2558 Mission Street deeded the industrial building site at 1296 Shotwell Street, behind the two-story building on the northwest corner of Cesar Chavez, to the City for the... Read More »

Doc’s Clock Move, including Signage, Slated for Approval

Doc’s Clock Move, including Signage, Slated for Approval

The hearing which could allow the 55-year-old Doc’s Clock to move down the street to the vacant coffee shop space at 2417 Mission Street has been scheduled for December 1. And to answer the burning question which we couldn’t when we first reported the move a few months ago,... Read More »

184 Murphy Beds and Toilet Sinks in the Mission as Proposed

184 Murphy Beds and Toilet Sinks in the Mission as Proposed

Plans to redevelop the used car lot on the northwest corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street have been drafted. And as proposed, a “group housing” project with up to 184 units of rental housing could rise up to eight (8) stories in height across the Mission... Read More »

Plans for Five Stories on Calle 24

Plans for Five Stories on Calle 24

Plans for a wedge-shaped building to rise up to five stories in height on the Mission District parking lot at the corner of Capp and 24th Streets have been drawn. As designed by Weisbach Architecture Design, the 3236 24th Street project would include 21 studio apartments over 2,100 square... Read More »