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Has A Million Really “Vanished” From The SoMa Community Fund?

According to the city, $925,666 appears to have “vanished” from the South of Market Community Stabilization Fund, money which was earmarked to fund improvements to local parks and pedestrian safety. According to the Association of Bay Area Governments, however, the money was properly disbursed to the developer of One Rincon... Read More »

Plans To Raze Prominent Rincon Hill 76 Station For Condos To Rise

Plans To Raze Prominent Rincon Hill 76 Station For Condos To Rise

It was only a matter of time, and now that time has come.  Plans to demolish the Union 76 Station on the northwest corner of First and Harrison have been filed.  And on the corner, a 185-unit residential building has been proposed to rise, adjacent to the 400-foot building... Read More »

One Rincon Hill Phase II Partnership Interests Headed For Foreclosure

As a plugged-in tipster notes, the 64 percent partnership interest held by Urban West Rincon Developers II, LLC in the One Rincon Hill Phase II Limited Partnership and the entire general partner interest held by Rincon Developers Phase II, LLC have been scheduled for a foreclosure sale down in... Read More »

SocketSite’s Unofficial Penthouse Plan Challenge: Life(box) At The Top

SocketSite’s Unofficial Penthouse Plan Challenge: Life(box) At The Top

A team of plugged-in professionals have responded to our unofficial One Rincon Hill Penthouse Floor Plan Challenge with an official ORH “OMG!” entry. And this time, it’s not only the floor plan above (click to enlarge), but design notes and 3D rendering that follow. In the words of our... Read More »

One Rincon Hill: A Remembrance Of Its Clock Tower Past

One Rincon Hill: A Remembrance Of Its Clock Tower Past

We’re not fans of One Rincon Hill’s white stripes (although we rather like the band). And we do believe that more could have been done with the design (assuming the city would have acquiesced). But at the same time, we also believe that critiquing the design prior to the... Read More »

One Rincon Hill: Another Fontana Or Transamerica In The Making?

One Rincon Hill: Another Fontana Or Transamerica In The Making?

As far as we’re concerned, it’s simply too soon to judge. And of course, it’s too soon to know. But a reader puts it quite well, “Is One Rincon the Fontana Building, or the Transamerica Pyramid, of the first decade of the 21st Century?” The Fontana Building has been... Read More »