Articles Recently Tagged: Nob Hill

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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.  And as captured by a plugged-in 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 a five-floor building with 27 condos 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 the construction of a five-floor building 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 by San Francisco’s Planning Commission late 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. The details for the revised design, 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 a European city apartment building” in 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 Methodist Church currently stands. The proposed 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 parking uses and a portion of 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 mechanical penthouses), and 64,170 square foot Read More »