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Plans for an Upscale Nob Hill Infill Project

Plans for an Upscale Nob Hill Infill Project

Plans to raze the two-story, 56-space parking garage at 1320 Washington Street, between Leavenworth and Jones, are in works. And as envisioned by Urban Land Development, a six-story building would rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Nob Hill site. As designed by Handel Architects, the project... Read More »

Plans to Expand the Historic Mark Hopkins Hotel

Plans to Expand the Historic Mark Hopkins Hotel

Plans to expand the historic InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel atop Nob Hill at 999 California Street, which was sold to Leadwell Global Property for $206 million last year, are in the works. As envisioned, the single-story office addition to the south of the hotel’s landmark 19-story tower would be... Read More »

Nob Hill Cooperative Apartment Takes a Hit

Nob Hill Cooperative Apartment Takes a Hit

Quietly purchased for $3.2 million in April of last year (2016), the two-bedroom unit #910 at the Comstock (1333 Jones) returned to the market listed for $3.0 million this past July following the passing of its owners. The 1,660-square-foot corner unit features panoramic views, a den which can be... Read More »

Down on Nob Hill

Down on Nob Hill

Purchased for $1.2 million or roughly $1,136 per square foot in January 2016, the 1,056-square-foot one-bedroom condo #1212 within Gramercy Towers at 1177 California Street returned to the market priced at $1.275 million this past July, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 6.3 percent since... Read More »

Plans for This Cursed Van Ness Corridor Corner Closer to Reality

Plans for This Cursed Van Ness Corridor Corner Closer to Reality

Plans to raze the Pacific Heights Auto Body shop at 1675 Pacific Avenue and the perennially cursed restaurant space at 2050 Van Ness Avenue, on the southeast corner of Pacific, across from the blessed Steakhouse of Harris, have been in the works for two years. Yesterday, the formal application... Read More »

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 »