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Modernized Victorian with a Storied past Fetches $5 Million

Modernized Victorian with a Storied past Fetches $5 Million

Purchased as a 2,136-square-foot home for $1.995 million in 2014, the Cole Valley Victorian at 164 Belvedere Street (which had once been owned by the iconic Rolling Stone photographer Baron Wolman, who photographed Jerry Garcia and Janice Joplin, among others, in a former home studio on the top floor)... Read More »

For the Grace and Good of Western SoMa

For the Grace and Good of Western SoMa

Plans for a four-story, 45-foot tall building to rise on the Western SoMa through lot at 17 Grace Street, which fronts Washburn Street as well, are working their way through Planning and a variance hearing scheduled for next week. As designed, the proposed building would yield 11 residential units,... Read More »

Modern Oakland Hills Home Priced at $4.5 Million

Modern Oakland Hills Home Priced at $4.5 Million

Designed by AAA Architecture in collaboration with Benjamin Parco and built in 2014, upon an Upper Rockridge lot which was laid bare by the Oakland Hills Firestorm twenty-three years before, the four-bedroom home at 132 Alpine Terrace was designed to “maximize views, connect to the outdoors, feature expressive materiality,... Read More »

Ambitious Plans for Excavating and Infilling up in Potrero Hill

Ambitious Plans for Excavating and Infilling up in Potrero Hill

The 125-foot stretch of land between the Potrero Hill homes at 905 and 953 Kansas Street has never before been developed, perhaps because of the large rock outcropping which dominates the site. But said stretch is legally five developable parcels. And as newly envisioned, five modern buildings designed Dawson... Read More »

From Modern to Contemporary in Western SoMa

From Modern to Contemporary in Western SoMa

As originally envisioned, a modern five-story building designed by RG-Architecture was to rise up to 55 feet in height upon the 349 8th Street site, between Folsom and Heron in Western SoMa. And while the revised designs for the proposed development still include 38 condos over a ground floor... Read More »

Noe Valley ‘T House’ Back on the Market with an Eye-Popping Price

Noe Valley ‘T House’ Back on the Market with an Eye-Popping Price

Having traded from a former Google engineer to a former Facebook engineer for $6.1 million in 2011, the Ogrydziak/Prillinger Architects (OPA) designed “T House” at 526 Duncan Street, which was built in 2005 and first sold for a record $5.3 million, is now back on the market with a... Read More »

Modern Alamo Square Renovation Fetches $7.35 Million

Modern Alamo Square Renovation Fetches $7.35 Million

As we first reported last month (and have been following from its start): Purchased as a dilapidated four-unit building which had been completely stripped of its architectural integrity for $975,000 back in 2012, the complete transformation of the historic Alamo Square home at 1164 Fulton Street has been completed, as... Read More »

Modern Los Altos Hills Abode Fetches $9.75 Million

Modern Los Altos Hills Abode Fetches $9.75 Million

While the Spanish Mediterranean estate at 11627 Dawson Drive is still looking for a buyer, the newly built Los Altos Hills home at 25755 Carado Court, which was originally listed for $11.988 million last year, has just sold for $9.75 million or roughly $1,285 per square foot. The nearly 7,600-square-foot... Read More »

Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Fetches $1,357 per Foot

Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Fetches $1,357 per Foot

Purchased for $1.5 million back in November of 2013, the 1,253-square-foot Dwell-ing at 330 Banks Street returned to the market listed for $1.545 million last month and has just closed escrow for $1.7 million. The sale at $1,357 per square foot represents total appreciation of 13.3 percent for the... Read More »

A Stunning Alamo Square Renovation and Hidden $7.3 Million Home

A Stunning Alamo Square Renovation and Hidden $7.3 Million Home

Purchased as a dilapidated four-unit building which had been completely stripped of its architectural integrity for $975,000 back in 2012, the complete transformation of the historic Alamo Square home at 1164 Fulton Street has been completed, as plugged-in people knew to expect. Behind the home’s new façade, which was... Read More »