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A Nob Hill Penthouse For $100K Less Than Eight Years Ago

A Nob Hill Penthouse For $100K Less Than Eight Years Ago

Purchased for $1,625,000 in 2006, returned to the market in 2009 listed for $1,395,000, and then foreclosed upon and taken back by the bank in 2011, the Nob Hill penthouse atop the ivy-covered building at 1022 Powell Street, unit #3, re-sold on the open market for $1,189,000 in early 2012. Since remodeled... Read More »

A Contemporary Home Within An Iconic Beaux-Arts Building

A Contemporary Home Within An Iconic Beaux-Arts Building

One of two multi-level condos which replaced the perennially plagued restaurant space at the base of the iconic Beaux-Arts Building at 1001 California Street, the building from which Vincent Friia once ruled over real estate in San Francisco, “Townhouse No. 2″ has been on the market, but unlisted, seeking... Read More »

Lombardi’s Closing, Condos Planned To Rise

Lombardi’s Closing, Condos Planned To Rise

After 66 years in business, Lombardi Sports will be closing its doors at the corner of Jackson and Polk.  And to answer a reader’s question, the plan is to demolish the existing two-story building at 1600 Jackson Street and construct a six-story building, with 62 condos over ground floor... Read More »

Razing The Roof For Condos To Rise

Razing The Roof For Condos To Rise

With the Nob Hill Neighbors’ appeal to block the development of 1601 Larkin Street denied and the project’s permits reinstated, the dilapidated First St. John’s United Methodist Church at the corner of Larkin and Clay has been getting ready to meet its maker in order for a five-floor building with 27 condos to rise. ... Read More »

Nob Hill Development Unwrapped, Unexpected Detailing Revealed

Nob Hill Development Unwrapped, Unexpected Detailing Revealed

The top floors of the six-story, mixed-use development rising at 1645 Pacific Avenue have been unwrapped, unveiling a bit of unexpected detail work, as captured by a tipster: Read More »

Nob Hill Church Ready To Meet Its Maker For Condos To Rise

Nob Hill Church Ready To Meet Its Maker For Condos To Rise

With the Nob Hill Neighbors’ appeal to block the development of 1601 Larkin Street denied, the demolition permit reinstated and historic artifacts removed, the dilapidated First St. John’s United Methodist Church at the corner of Larkin and Clay is getting ready to meet its maker, clearing the way for... Read More »

Nob Hill Neighbors’ Appeal Denied, Development Clear To Commence

Nob Hill Neighbors’ Appeal Denied, Development Clear To Commence

A plugged-in tipster reports that the Nob Hill Neighbors’ appeal to block the development of 1601 Larkin Street was denied by a vote of 4-0 last night, clearing the way for the demolition the dilapidated First St. John’s United Methodist Church at the corner of Larkin and Clay and... Read More »

Approved Nob Hill Development Appealed By The Neighbors

Approved Nob Hill Development Appealed By The Neighbors

Having been rejected twice, once in 2010 and again at the end of 2012, the proposed demolition the dilapidated First St. John’s United Methodist Church at the corner of Larkin and Clay and the construction of a five-floor building with 27 dwelling units on the parcel was unanimously approved... Read More »

1080 Sutter (“BLANC”) Priced From $680,000 A Piece

1080 Sutter (“BLANC”) Priced From $680,000 A Piece

Approved for development in 2009, the sales office for the eleven-story Stanley Saitowitz designed “BLANC” at 1080 Sutter Street is now open by appointment and taking deposits for the 35 two and three-bedroom Nob Hill condos which have been priced from $680,000 a piece. Atop the building developed by... Read More »

1601 Larkin Street 3.1: The Redesign Details And Renderings

1601 Larkin Street 3.1: The Redesign Details And Renderings

As we first reported yesterday, the rejected design for the proposed development to replace the First St. John’s United Methodist Church at the corner of Larkin and Clay has been reworked, reducing its height by a floor, introducing additional setbacks, and integrating new materials and finishes on the facade.... Read More »

1601 Larkin Street Design Sneak Peek Take Two (Or Three)

1601 Larkin Street Design Sneak Peek Take Two (Or Three)

As we first reported in January, while San Francisco’s Planning Commission blocked the proposed demolition of the dilapidated church at 1601 Larking Street and development of a modern Stanley Saitowitz designed building in its place, Ian Birchall was quietly engaged to redesign the project as “a contemporary interpretation of... Read More »

New York Basis In Nob Hill

New York Basis In Nob Hill

Purchased for $1,625,000 in 2006 and returned to the market in 2009 asking $1,395,000, this past October 1022 Powell Street #3 was taken back by the bank. Listed for $1,185,000 this past January, the sale of the two-bedroom Nob Hill condo closed escrow last week with a reported contract... Read More »

An Attempt To Settle For With San Francisco’s Planning Commission?

An Attempt To Settle For With San Francisco’s Planning Commission?

As we first reported yesterday, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to meet behind closed doors with legal counsel to discuss the pending litigation and consideration of settlement proposals with respect to the proposed development of 1601 Larkin Street, a site on which the dilapidated First St. John’s United... Read More »

1645 Pacific Avenue Take Two (And Planning) Tomorrow

1645 Pacific Avenue Take Two (And Planning) Tomorrow

Continued from the meeting last week, the proposed development at 1645 Pacific Avenue is back in front of San Francisco’s Planning Commission tomorrow seeking certification of its Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and Conditional Use Authorization to build. The proposal is to demolish an existing building containing automotive repair and... Read More »

The 1645 Pacific Project: Latest Designs (And Neighbors’ Concerns)

The 1645 Pacific Project: Latest Designs (And Neighbors’ Concerns)

The latest designs for the 1645 Pacific Avenue project we first introduced you to 21 months ago are now online. As proposed, 1645 Pacific (currently two stories and 30 feet) and 1661 Pacific (currently one story and 18 feet) would be replaced by a six-story, 65-foot-tall (excluding 9-16 foot... Read More »