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A High Tech Home Hidden Behind A Classic Façade

A High Tech Home Hidden Behind A Classic Façade

Purchased as a two-unit building for $1,350,000 two years ago, the “stunning rebuilt Pacific Heights residence” at 3083 California Street has just returned to the market listed as a “Modern/High Tech” single-family home for $4,895,000. The 4,658-square-foot home’s listed four bedrooms include the new “media room/guest bedroom” with a “wet-bar” on the lower level. The Read More »

Oh Laidley Lay!

Oh Laidley Lay!

Designed by Michael Hennessey Architecture and built by Design Line Construction, the modern four-bedroom Glen Park home at 233 Laidley Street has just hit the market listed for $4.2 million. With functional walls of glass at either end, cross ventilation isn’t an issue.  And the views are rather sublime. On the main floor, a wall Read More »

Fight Over Telegraph Hill Homes For Tech Moguls Isn’t Over

Fight Over Telegraph Hill Homes For Tech Moguls Isn’t Over

The Telegraph Hill Dwellers’ fight to block the approved development of three modern townhomes to rise on Telegraph Hill Boulevard, a development at least one neighbor derisively characterized as housing for “high tech mogul(s) or a second home for a foreign oligarch,” isn’t over. While the first of two appeals challenging the 115 Telegraph Hill Read More »

Dwellers Don’t Want Homes For Tech Moguls Or Oligarchs

Dwellers Don’t Want Homes For Tech Moguls Or Oligarchs

Over the objections of a number of Telegraph Hill dwellers, including one who derisively characterized the development as housing for “high tech mogul(s) or a second home for a foreign oligarch,” a characterization which was made by way of a dictated email, San Francisco’s Planning Commission approved the plans to build three modern townhomes at 115 Read More »

The Ultimate Swinger’s Pad On South Park Sells For $5.7M

The Ultimate Swinger’s Pad On South Park Sells For $5.7M

As plugged-in people know, there’s a rather modern home hidden behind the traditional San Francisco façade at 41 South Park, a two-unit building which was rebuilt as a single-family residence with a gourmet kitchen overlooking the dining room and a double height ceiling from which swings were hung to surround the dining room table. Originally Read More »

Tech Couple Planning First Eight-Figure Noe Valley Estate

Tech Couple Planning First Eight-Figure Noe Valley Estate

When the young tech couple “who like to entertain” purchased the 6,000-square-foot home at 625 Duncan Street for $7 million earlier this year, it became the most expensive home to have ever traded hands in Noe Valley.  And that was just their starting point. Hidden behind an LLC, the couple has also quietly acquired the adjacent Read More »

$250K Shaved From Award-Winning “Flip House” Price

$250K Shaved From Award-Winning “Flip House” Price

Originally listed for $3.495 million in July, the list price for the Anne Fougeron designed “Flip House” at 664 Wisconsin Street has just been reduced by $250K, now asking $3.245 million for the modern Potrero Hill home. Read More »

An Outrageous Assemblage Of Units Atop Fontana West For $5.9M

An Outrageous Assemblage Of Units Atop Fontana West For $5.9M

If the combined two units don’t offer enough space for you, the sale of “1050 North Point #1502″ includes another two-bedroom unit across the hall (1050 North Point #1501).  And the views from that unit aren’t too shabby either. All remodeled with high-end finishes, including floating walls, slabs of marble, custom LED light installations, and Read More »

From $4.3M To $9.5M In Fifteen Months, Inspiring Indeed

From $4.3M To $9.5M In Fifteen Months, Inspiring Indeed

As we first reported two weeks ago, the Presidio Heights home at 16 Spruce Street which was designed by architect John Bolles in 1946 and purchased for $ 4.3 million in June of 2013 returned to the market as “an inspired re-imagination of a Mid-Century modern residence” with a list price of $9.5 million on Read More »

Mid-Century Gone Modern For $9.5M In Presidio Heights

Mid-Century Gone Modern For $9.5M In Presidio Heights

Purchased for $4.3 million in the middle of 2013 when marketed as “a rare opportunity for the discerning buyer,” the Presidio Heights home at 16 Spruce Street which was originally designed by architect John Bolles in 1946 has just returned to the market as “an inspired re-imagination of a Mid-Century modern residence” for $9.5 million. Read More »

Modern Addition To Historic Polk Street Building Proposed To Rise

Modern Addition To Historic Polk Street Building Proposed To Rise

The northwest corner of Polk and Cedar could be in for a rather modern addition if a proposed building designed by Natoma Architects is approved to rise eight stories behind the existing facade on the site. As designed, the front quarter of the historic two-story building at 1033 Polk Street would be renovated and restored Read More »

Harold and Lena’s Home Sells For A Little Less Than In 2007

Harold and Lena’s Home Sells For A Little Less Than In 2007

Designed by Daniel Solomon for Kronos Quartet cellist Joan Jeanrenaud (one of the bedrooms was originally her rehearsal studio) and her husband, recording artist and producer Pat Gleeson (another of the bedrooms was originally his recording studio), the modern Potrero Hill home at 610 Rhode Island sold for $2,551,000 in August of 2007. As we wrote Read More »

Award Winning Potrero Hill “Flip House” Hits The Market For $3.5M

Award Winning Potrero Hill “Flip House” Hits The Market For $3.5M

The Anne Fougeron designed “Flip House,” an award winning modern renovation of a 1930s Potrero Hill rowhouse on Wisconsin Street, has just hit the market listed for $3,495,000. From Fougeron Architecture with respect to the 2012 project which cost $850,000 and why 664 Wisconsin was dubbed the “Flip House”: The Challenge: To reconnect an erratic Read More »

Modern Cow Hollow Home On The Market For $10.5M

Modern Cow Hollow Home On The Market For $10.5M

Gutted and remodeled by Sheinholtz Associates in the 1990’s and then rebuilt in concrete, steel, aluminum and glass by Stanley Saitowitz/Natoma Architects in 2006, the modern Cow Hollow home at 2555 Union Street was purchased for $7,950,000 in November of 2012 having been listed for $9,250,000 the year before. Measuring roughly 6,000 square feet across Read More »

Big Plans And Stunning Designs For A 300-Foot SoMa Tower

Big Plans And Stunning Designs For A 300-Foot SoMa Tower

While currently only zoned for development up to 85 feet in height, STUDIOS Architecture has drafted two variants of a modern tower to rise up to 300-feet at 330 Townsend Street, across the street from the current Caltrain Station and a block away from a future Central Subway stop. As proposed by the CIM Group Read More »