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55,000 Units Of Housing In San Francisco’s Development Pipeline

55,000 Units Of Housing In San Francisco’s Development Pipeline

According to our survey of the Planning Department’s data, there are roughly 8,100 net-new units of housing currently under construction in San Francisco and 5,600 units for which the building permits have been issued, approved or already requested and construction could soon begin. Another 28,300 units of housing have... Read More »

The Varied Designs And Architects For Parkmerced 2.0

The Varied Designs And Architects For Parkmerced 2.0

While the master plan for the massive redevelopment of Parkmerced was developed by SOM, the development team has engaged five firms to design a variety of buildings for the first two subphases of the project, the ground for which is slated to be broken in February. The five firms,... Read More »

Massive Parkmerced Project Slated To Break Ground

Massive Parkmerced Project Slated To Break Ground

The massive redevelopment plan for Parkmerced includes 5,679 net new units of housing, for a neighborhood total of 8,900; a network of new neighborhood parks, athletic fields, greenways and an organic farm; new underground garages on the west side of the site to discourage casual car usage by residents concentrated in... Read More »

Parkmerced Redevelopment Plan Prevails

Parkmerced Redevelopment Plan Prevails

Approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors by the narrowest of margins three years ago, the redevelopment plan for Parkmerced – which includes the construction of nearly 5,700 net new residences in the southwestern neighborhood – has been tied up in a legal battle since 2011. Last week, California’s 1st District... Read More »

San Francisco’s Total Housing Inventory And Pipeline Report

San Francisco’s Total Housing Inventory And Pipeline Report

The Planning Commission will get their first peek at the Planning Department’s latest Housing Inventory report this afternoon, you get it this morning. With 372,831 total housing units in San Francisco, a third of which are single-family homes and only a quarter of which are in buildings with over... Read More »

Parkmerced Redevelopment Plan Passed In 6-5 Vote

In an emotional meeting, the redevelopment plan for Parkmerced was approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors last night in a 6-5 vote with supervisors Avalos, Campos, Mar, Mirkarimi and Kim opposing. Read More »

Parkmerced Poised For Board Vote And 5,700 New Residences

Parkmerced Poised For Board Vote And 5,700 New Residences

In a special session this morning, San Francisco’s Land Use and Economic Development Committee is expected to back the Development Agreement and a host of related ordinances for the proposed redevelopment of Parkmerced which will then be presented to San Francisco’s full Board of Supervisors this afternoon for adoption... Read More »

Parkmerced’s Proposed Urban Design, Open Space, And Sustainability

Parkmerced’s Proposed Urban Design, Open Space, And Sustainability

In addition to 5,679 net new residences over the next two to three decades, the proposed redevelopment plan for Parkmerced includes the “the addition of new neighborhood serving retail and office space, new and re-configured public open spaces including neighborhood parks, pedestrian and bike paths, athletic fields, a new... Read More »

The Parkmerced Thirty Year Plan: Public Scoping Meeting Tonight

The Parkmerced Thirty Year Plan: Public Scoping Meeting Tonight

While the Planning Department is working on the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), a public scoping meeting for the proposed Parkmerced Redevelopment Project will be held tonight (June 8, 2009, from 6-8 PM at the YMCA Annex, 3150 20th Avenue). The proposed Parkmerced Project is a long-term mixed-use development program... Read More »

Parkmerced: A Cultural Landscape Foundation “Marvel of Modernism”

Parkmerced: A Cultural Landscape Foundation “Marvel of Modernism”

As a plugged-in tipster notes, San Francisco’s Parkmerced has been named to the Cultural Landscape Foundation’s 2008 “Marvels of Modernism” list. From the Foundation: Parkmerced was designed as “a city within a city” by architect Leonard Schultze and Associates with planning and landscape architecture by Thomas Church with Robert... Read More »