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Redevelopment of Shuttered North Beach Site on Hold

Redevelopment of Shuttered North Beach Site on Hold

Shuttered in 2012, plans to raze and redevelop the former Caesar’s Restaurant parcel on the southwest corner of Bay and Powell were approved at the end of 2015 with the project team positioning to break ground on the 4-story, 17-unit building with a ground floor commercial space the next... Read More »

Plans to Save the Façade of Iconic North Beach Sausage Factory

Plans to Save the Façade of Iconic North Beach Sausage Factory

As we first reported last year: Built in 1948, the shuttered Buon Gusto Sausage Factory at 535 Green Street was once the largest sausage and salami producing facility in the west. The 8,600-square-foot building, which is in need of work and includes a 4,000-square-foot basement, sits on an 11,000-square-foot... Read More »

Site of Rejected Hotel on the Market Touting Formula Retail Potential

Site of Rejected Hotel on the Market Touting Formula Retail Potential

Despite being redesigned and re-branded in an attempt to assuage fears that the proposed hotel to rise at 1196 Columbus Avenue, which had originally been targeted to millennial travelers, wouldn’t attract “late-night activity” that was “incompatible with the adjacent residential development,” the plans were rejected by San Francisco’s Planning... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building Up Broadway

Bonus Plans for Building Up Broadway

Plans for a mixed-use building to rise up to six stories in height upon on the parking lot parcel at 425 Broadway, which actually wraps around the three-story Crowbar and residential hotel building on the corner of Broadway and Montgomery, have been drafted by Ian Birchall and Associates. Dubbed... Read More »

Fear of Millennial Revelry Results in Hotel Rebranding and Redesign

Fear of Millennial Revelry Results in Hotel Rebranding and Redesign

Facing pushback from a number of Planning Commissioners who echoed the fears of neighbors that the proposed Moxy Hotel, a Marriott brand which targets the millennial traveler, “who understands that style can be delivered at attractive prices,” could attract “late-night activity that is incompatible with the adjacent residential development,”... Read More »

Proposed North Beach Hotel Closer to Reality

Proposed North Beach Hotel Closer to Reality

As we first reported last month, plans to raze the former Tower Records Annex turned bike rental shop at 1196 Columbus Avenue and develop a 75-room Moxy Hotel upon the site were back in play. This morning, San Francisco’s Environmental Review Officer signed the Mitigated Negative Declaration for the... Read More »

Plans for a Moxy Hotel to Rise in North Beach Back in Play

Plans for a Moxy Hotel to Rise in North Beach Back in Play

Having effectively been on hold for a couple of years, plans to raze the former Tower Records Annex turned bike rental shop run by Sports Basement at 1196 Columbus Avenue and build a 75-room Moxy Hotel upon the North Beach site are back in play. As designed by Stanton... Read More »

Iconic North Beach Sausage Factory on the Market

Iconic North Beach Sausage Factory on the Market

Built in 1948, the shuttered Buon Gusto Sausage Factory at 535 Green Street was once the largest sausage and salami producing facility in the west. The 8,600-square-foot building, which is in need of work and includes a 4,000-square-foot basement, sits on an 11,000-square-foot lot in the middle of North... Read More »

Looking to Build Up in North Beach?

Looking to Build Up in North Beach?

Recently permitted to continue being used as a 14-car parking lot for another five years, after which the lot will have to be shuttered as the ongoing use doesn’t conform to the current zoning for the site, the North Beach parcel at 65 Fresno Street (and Romolo Place) is... Read More »

North Beach Restaurant in Play with Plans to Apartmentize

North Beach Restaurant in Play with Plans to Apartmentize

The required variance to convert the second and third floors of the North Beach restaurant at 1268 Grant Avenue, which is currently doing business as Tamarind Hall, into four apartments with a garden roof deck has been approved. And with the paperwork to secure the building permits for the conversion... Read More »