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From Nondescript To A Little Less Discreet, At Least For Now

From Nondescript To A Little Less Discreet, At Least For Now

The old Vortex Room was tucked away in a nondescript building without any signs and barely an address at 1082 Howard Street. But the proposed nine-story building to rise on the site, with eight full-floor condos designed by Natoma Architects, would be a little less discreet and easier to... Read More »

Postmodern In Marin For $2.4 Million

Postmodern In Marin For $2.4 Million

Designed by owner-architect James Shay and built in 1994, the postmodern 4,900-square-foot home at 20 Westgate Drive sits on an acre of land abutting a permanent Open Space Preserve in San Rafael’s Lucas Valley Estates. The home’s indoor living/dining room opens to a covered outdoor living room, across from... Read More »

High-Tech Woodside Home Fetches A Little Less Than In ’05

High-Tech Woodside Home Fetches A Little Less Than In ’05

Designed by commercial architects to withstand an 8.3 magnitude earthquake, over 70 tons of steel were used in the construction of the modern high-tech home at 240 Cinnabar Road in Woodside which was built in 1991 on three acres with views north to San Francisco and the East Bay.... Read More »

Noe Valley Modern Fetches $3.3M And Appreciation Might Surprise

Noe Valley Modern Fetches $3.3M And Appreciation Might Surprise

Taken down to the studs and remodeled in 2005 with Architect Jonathan Feldman leading the way, the modern Noe Valley home at 2 Kronquist Court sold for $2,185,000 in early 2006 and returned to the market last month listed for $2,750,000. Yesterday, the sale of the three-bedroom, three-bath home... Read More »

East Bay Modern Fetches $3.9M

East Bay Modern Fetches $3.9M

Having undergone a $2.5 million renovation and expansion led by architect Stanley Saitowitz a decade ago, the “light-filled contemporary box” with 4,250 square feet of modern living space on a double Claremont District lot returned to the market this past April listed for $4.25 million. Yesterday, the sale of... Read More »

Déjà Vu All Over Again On Kronquist Court

Déjà Vu All Over Again On Kronquist Court

Taken down to the studs and remodeled in 2005 with Architect Jonathan Feldman leading the way, the modern three-bedroom Noe Valley home at 2 Kronquist Court sold for $2.185 million in early 2006 while its slightly larger sister project at 8 Kronquist next door was remodeled and sold for... Read More »

Before, After, And A $500K Cut For A ‘Bespoke’ Cow Hollow Home

Before, After, And A $500K Cut For A ‘Bespoke’ Cow Hollow Home

Listed for $7.495 million in April and in contract for ten days in May, the price for the modern Cow Hollow pad at 1864 Greenwich Street was reduced by $500,000 on Friday and they’re now asking $6.995 million for the “bespoke” five-bedroom home. Purchased as a “charming” two-bedroom for... Read More »

Noe Valley Has A Second $7M Sale And New Most Expensive Home

Noe Valley Has A Second $7M Sale And New Most Expensive Home

Listed for $5.8 million in April, the sale of the rebuilt Noe Valley home at 553 Elizabeth Street has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $7 million, matching the record setting $7 million sale price of 625 Duncan which recently resold for $4.4 million having been “stripped out... Read More »

Designs For Boutique Hotel To Replace Ginsberg’s Pub

Designs For Boutique Hotel To Replace Ginsberg’s Pub

Plans to raze the shuttered Ginsberg’s Dublin Pub on the corner of Bay and Mason, and build a boutique four-story hotel on the site, are moving forward and the project has been dubbed “Rainflower.” As designed by NC2, the proposed development which borders North Beach and Fisherman’s Wharf includes... Read More »

Record Setting $8M South Park Sale Confirmed

Record Setting $8M South Park Sale Confirmed

As we suspected when the sale of the two modern condos at 147 South Park closed escrow with a combined contract price of exactly $8 million ($3,005,000 for the second floor unit #1 and $4,995,000 for the penthouse unit #2), it was one buyer, or more accurately a couple,... Read More »