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Battle over Newly Approved Rincon Hill Development Rages On

Battle over Newly Approved Rincon Hill Development Rages On

The waylaid plans for a modern residential building to rise up to 84 feet in height at 430 Main/429 Beale Street were, in fact, approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission at the end of May. The Commission’s approval, however, was conditioned upon a the inclusion of a 45-foot-wide, mid-block... Read More »

Thwarted by Neighbors, Noe Home Returns sans Addition

Thwarted by Neighbors, Noe Home Returns sans Addition

With plans to raise, renovate and expand the existing 2,300-square-foot Noe Valley home at 437 Hoffman Avenue having been drafted, the property traded hands for $1.85 million in 2014. While the expanded home would have remained ten feet under the zoned height limit for its parcel, and had included... Read More »

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Take Two (And Three)

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Take Two (And Three)

As we first reported in early March, having foreshadowed its revival back in 2015: Approved for development back in 2009 but subsequently waylaid by a successful appeal to San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors, an appeal which was championed by neighbors in the adjacent building (Baycrest) concerned about a loss... Read More »

Déjà Vu for a Waylaid Rincon Hill Development

Déjà Vu for a Waylaid Rincon Hill Development

As we first reported a couple weeks ago, the revived plans for a modern 144-unit building to rise up to 84 feet in height at 430 Main/429 Beale Street could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission at the end of this month. While the site was previously approved for... Read More »

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Slated for Approval, Again

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Slated for Approval, Again

Approved for development back in 2009 but subsequently waylaid by a successful appeal to San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors, an appeal which was championed by neighbors in the adjacent building (Baycrest) concerned about a loss of light and views, not to mention values, for their condos and pool, the... Read More »

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Plans Ramping up for 430 Main

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Plans Ramping up for 430 Main

Originally approved for development back in 2009 but waylaid by a successful appeal to San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors, an appeal which was championed by a group of neighbors primarily concerned about a loss of light and views for their Baycrest condos and pool, the plans for a 144-unit... Read More »

Brawl Over A New Bernal Subdivision

Brawl Over A New Bernal Subdivision

A subdivision of the 7,500-square-foot, triangular-shaped lot at 40 Bernal Heights Boulevard was approved by the City two months ago, setting the stage for four new single-family homes – the building permits for which have already been requested – to rise across the site. As designed, the new two-story... Read More »

Neither Necessary Nor Desirable According To Planning

Neither Necessary Nor Desirable According To Planning

The two-unit, two-story over garage building at 1042-1044 Jackson Street was purchased for $1.16 million in May of 2014 with a protected tenant in one of the units. Soon thereafter, plans to add two stories and a third unit to the building were drafted and proposed. While the parcel... Read More »

City Preparing RFP For Contentious Affordable Development

City Preparing RFP For Contentious Affordable Development

Identified by the Port of San Francisco as “the greatest affordable housing development opportunity among the Port’s seawall lots in the northeastern waterfront,” the Mayor’s Office of Housing has been working on plans for 115 units of affordable housing to rise up to 65-feet in height on Seawall Lot... Read More »

Scoop: New Waterfront Tower (Re)Design

Scoop: New Waterfront Tower (Re)Design

The official renderings have yet to be released but a plugged-in tipster delivers SOM’s new design for the proposed 20-story residential tower to rise at 75 Howard Street, with 133 market rate condos over 6,000 square feet of restaurant/retail space and a basement “parking vault” for 100 cars. Paramount... Read More »