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Polk Street Rising: Designs For Prominent Corner Parcel

Polk Street Rising: Designs For Prominent Corner Parcel

The designs for a seven-story Polk Gulch building with around 50 condos over four ground floor retail spaces to rise on the southeast corner of Polk and California are working their way through Planning.  The development would result in the Polk Street Boxing Gym, Fashion Exchange and Out of... Read More »

Refined Designs For A 9-Story Building Behind A Polk Gulch Facade

Refined Designs For A 9-Story Building Behind A Polk Gulch Facade

The refined plans for a modern 9-story building to rise behind the one-story façade of the G&R Paint Company store at 1238 Sutter, between Polk and Van Ness, are slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. As designed by D-Scheme Studio for Celtic Development, the... Read More »

Don’t Get Too Attached (Or Worked Up If You Don’t Like It)

Don’t Get Too Attached (Or Worked Up If You Don’t Like It)

As we first reported yesterday, Woods Bagot’s bold design for the proposed development to rise up to 13 stories at 1200 Van Ness is being revised, with San Francisco’s Planning Department “supporting” an incorporation of the existing building on the site into the plans. And as we reported when... Read More »

Game Changer: Polk Street “SRO” Going Upscale

Game Changer: Polk Street “SRO” Going Upscale

The renovation of the former New Pacific Hotel at Polk and Eddy, a 66-room residential hotel, or “SRO,” which previously served the indigent and otherwise homeless, is nearing completion. And the project is positioning to re-open as “San Francisco’s newest boutique hotel,” dubbed “EPIK.” According to Planning, however, a... Read More »

Polk Street Development Could Displace Boxers And Thrift Stores

Polk Street Development Could Displace Boxers And Thrift Stores

Plans to raze the Polk Street Boxing Gym, Fashion Exchange and adjacent Out of The Closet Thrift Store buildings on the southeast corner of Polk and California Streets are being reviewed by Planning. As proposed, the two-story buildings would be demolished to make way for a new seven-story Polk... Read More »

Welcome To San Francisco, Enjoy Your Stay.  In A Parking Garage.

Welcome To San Francisco, Enjoy Your Stay. In A Parking Garage.

Taking full advantage of the current housing and hotel crunch in San Francisco, the third floor of the parking garage at 819 Ellis Street has been converted into the “American International Hostel,” the operators of which have been advertising beds for rent on a nightly basis on VRBO. Unfortunately... Read More »

A False Sense Of Preservation In SF?

A False Sense Of Preservation In SF?

While the proposed Polk Gulch development to rise twelve stories on Pine Street isn’t facing any significant opposition from its neighbors, San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is encouraging the Planning Commission to require an alternative design. As we first reported about Arquitectonica’s design for the 1545 Pine Street project... Read More »

Polk Gulch Rising: New Development Running Unopposed

Polk Gulch Rising: New Development Running Unopposed

The latest renderings for the 1545 Pine Street project will be presented to San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week, with the Planning Department’s recommendation that the Polk Gulch development be approved as proposed. As designed by Arquitectonica for Trumark Urban, the 12-story building should rise on the south side of Pine... Read More »

Twelve-Story Polk Gulch Development Slated For Approval

Twelve-Story Polk Gulch Development Slated For Approval

The proposed Polk Gulch development which would rise to a height of 130 feet on the south side of Pine Street between Polk and Van Ness Avenue – adjacent to, but not upon, the Grubstake site – is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in a couple... Read More »

Modern Addition To Historic Polk Street Building Proposed To Rise

Modern Addition To Historic Polk Street Building Proposed To Rise

The northwest corner of Polk and Cedar could be in for a rather modern addition if a proposed building designed by Natoma Architects is approved to rise eight stories behind the existing facade on the site. As designed, the front quarter of the historic two-story building at 1033 Polk... Read More »

Polk Gulch Development Rendered, Ready For Environmental Review

Polk Gulch Development Rendered, Ready For Environmental Review

Across Van Ness Avenue from two 13-story towers slated to rise, Trumark Companies is planning to raze five little buildings between 1527 and 1545 Pine Street and construct a 12-story building designed by Arquitectonica in their place. The proposed Polk Gulch development would yield up to 107 residential units with 2,844... Read More »

Plans For Nine-Story Polk Gulch Building To Replace G&R Paint Store

Plans For Nine-Story Polk Gulch Building To Replace G&R Paint Store

The owner of the one-story G&R Paint Company building and business at 1238 Sutter Street appears to be preparing to jump into the development game with plans to raze the existing Polk Gulch building and construct a 9-story, mixed-use building on the site which fronts Sutter and Fern Streets... Read More »

Another Big Pine Street Development In The Works, And It’s Not The Saitowitz Design

Another Big Pine Street Development In The Works, And It’s Not The Saitowitz Design

Across Van Ness Avenue from the two proposed 13-story towers to rise on Pine Street, Trumark Companies is working on plans to raze the five one and two-story buildings between 1527 and 1545 Pine Street and construct a 12-story building designed by Arquitectonica on the site rather the Stanley... Read More »

Polk Gulch Proposal: Ten New Stories And A Non-Formula Store

Polk Gulch Proposal: Ten New Stories And A Non-Formula Store

As proposed, the one-story building at 1433 Bush between Polk Street and Van Ness Avenue which currently houses City Rent-A-Car will be razed, and in its place a 10-story building dubbed “Casa D’Ambrosio” with 32 condos, 26 residential parking spaces and ground floor commercial will rise. If approved by... Read More »