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Economic Development Agency Opposes More Height on Mission

Economic Development Agency Opposes More Height on Mission

In the works since 2013, the plans for a modern seven-story building to rise on the southwest corner of Mission and 15th Streets, replacing the two-story Performance Auto shop which currently occupies the 1900 Mission Street site, were substantially revised following a series of meetings with the Mission Economic... Read More »

Affordable Development Challenged

Affordable Development Challenged

While plans for a nine-story building with 127 units of affordable housing to rise on the northern half of the parking lot parcel at the corner of Folsom and 17th Street, adjacent to the future Folsom and 17th Street park on the southern half of the lot, have been... Read More »

The Redevelopment of Stuff

The Redevelopment of Stuff

Billed as a “rare redevelopment opportunity in one of the most desirable areas…of San Francisco,” the 16,500 square foot building at 150 Valencia Street, which is currently home to STUFF, a collective of over 60 vintage-modern dealers, is now on the market for $6.1 million (which doesn’t include the... Read More »

Zeitgeist Likely to Lose Literal NIMBY Challenge

Zeitgeist Likely to Lose Literal NIMBY Challenge

As proposed, a new five-story building with 28 condos over 6,300 square feet of new retail space and a 19-car garage will rise upon the Oil Changer site at 198 Valencia Street. In August, shortly after anti-tech flyers were posted in front of the bar, the owner of Zeitgeist... Read More »

Mission District Parcel Ravaged by Fire in Play

Mission District Parcel Ravaged by Fire in Play

Purchased for $4 million back in 1990, the former three-story apartment building with 47 units at 2578-2598 Mission and 22nd Streets was ravaged by a fire which killed one person and left over 60 people homeless in early 2015. Leveled last year and its borders since fenced, the half-acre... Read More »

Potential Party Place for Tech Workers in the Mission Raises Concern

Potential Party Place for Tech Workers in the Mission Raises Concern

Dandelion Chocolates is pushing forward with plans to build a new four-story building behind their Mission District factory at 298 Alabama Street, complete with a new rooftop pool. As we first reported last year, in addition to 14,000 square feet of new Production, Distribution and Repair (PDR) space which... Read More »

The Rules to Govern San Francisco’s Latino Cultural District

The Rules to Govern San Francisco’s Latino Cultural District

Established in 2014 in an attempt to stem the displacement of Latino oriented businesses and residents from the area, the new rules to govern the Calle 24 Latino Cultural District – which is centered around the 24th Street commercial corridor from Potrero Avenue to Bartlett Street, and bounded by 22nd Street and... Read More »

Mission District Development Take Three: The Albion on 16th

Mission District Development Take Three: The Albion on 16th

Having already abandoned their plans to level the two-story Superior Automotive shop building on the northeast corner of 16th and Albion, a building for which they paid a record-setting $8.7 million back in 2013, Mx3 Ventures is now abandoning their downsized plans for the historic building which called for... Read More »

A Case Study in Mission District Development versus Displacement

A Case Study in Mission District Development versus Displacement

With the controversial plan for preserving San Francisco’s Mission District one step closer to adoption, a real world example of development versus potential displacement, and existing rent-controlled versus new market-rate housing, is slated to play out in front of the City’s Planning Commission this week. As proposed, the four-unit... Read More »

Plan to Preserve the Mission District Revealed

Plan to Preserve the Mission District Revealed

The draft plan to retain low to moderate income residents and community-serving businesses, artists and nonprofits in San Francisco’s Mission District has just been released for public review. The Mission Action Plan 2020 (MAP2020) identifies programmatic services intended to “preserve the Mission District as a Latino cultural and commercial... Read More »