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Neighbors Refuse to Yield in Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

Neighbors Refuse to Yield in Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

With the nearly five-year fight over the proposed redevelopment of the two-story Nob Hill warehouse at 1469 Pacific Avenue having been continued for at least another week, another round of design changes and concessions for the project have been prepared. The mass of the building as previously proposed and... Read More »

New Plans to End a Five-Year Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

New Plans to End a Five-Year Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

The nearly five year fight over the proposed redevelopment of the two-story Nob Hill warehouse at 1469 Pacific Avenue will be continued for at least another couple of weeks. But with the plans for a two-story addition and conversion of the building into nine condos, nine parking spaces (down... Read More »

From Fabled Flip to Reality

From Fabled Flip to Reality

While we debunked the misreported flip of a two-bedroom Nob Hill condo at 1150 Sacramento Street last year, the unit has since been flipped for real and $515,000 more. Purchased for $1,740,000 a year ago last month, following a family’s 20-year hold, the 1,789-square-foot unit #202 was then renovated... Read More »

Prominent Nob Hill Corner Closer to Proposed Reality

Prominent Nob Hill Corner Closer to Proposed Reality

The proposed seven-story building to rise on the prominent southeast corner of California and Powell has been rendered in place, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects and BDE Architecture and finished in granite, stucco, stone and bronze. A surface parking lot for 16 cars since 1970, plans for a... Read More »

Nob Hill Corner Ready to (Sorta) Rise after 46 Years of Underuse

Nob Hill Corner Ready to (Sorta) Rise after 46 Years of Underuse

A five-story building which was owned by the then-Mayor of San Francisco, Joseph Alioto, once stood on the southeast corner of California and Powell, but it was razed in order to clear the way for a speculative residential development to rise in 1970. Those plans for a modest 35-unit... Read More »

Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

Battle over Building up in Nob Hill

As views aren’t protected in San Francisco, the official opposition to adding two floors atop the two-story Nob Hill warehouse building at 1469 Pacific Avenue and converting the building into nine condos, with ten parking spaces and a commercial unit below, focuses on the potential loss of “all access... Read More »

Application to Establish an ‘Airbnb’ Hotel Denied

Application to Establish an ‘Airbnb’ Hotel Denied

The application to legally convert the three one-bedroom Nob Hill flats at 40-44 Pleasant Street from residential units into ‘hotel rooms,’ a move which would allow the building’s absentee owner to continue renting the apartments on a short-term basis, which is currently illegal per San Francisco’s so-called Airbnb Law,... Read More »

Short-Term Rental Scofflaw Aims to Establish a Mini-Hotel

Short-Term Rental Scofflaw Aims to Establish a Mini-Hotel

Tagged for illegally renting the three one-bedroom flats at 40-44 Pleasant Street as short-term rentals in violation of San Francisco’s so-called “Airbnb law,” the owner of the Nob Hill building has applied to technically convert the units, none of which she occupies as a primary residence, into “hotel rooms”... 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 »

Historic Steinhart Hotel Sells For $31 Million

Historic Steinhart Hotel Sells For $31 Million

Having hit the market listed for $27 million in June, the sale of the historic 57-unit ‘Steinhart Hotel’ at 952 Sutter Street has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $31 million. Built in 1910 for Ignatz Steinhart, as in the Steinhart Aquarium, the six-story Nob Hill building... Read More »