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New Plans for Redevelopment of This Historic Polk Street Site

New Plans for Redevelopment of This Historic Polk Street Site

As originally envisioned by Natoma Architects and formally proposed back in 2014, a modern six-story addition was to rise up to 85 feet in height atop the historic two-story building at 1033 Polk Street, with cantilevered balconies and a total of nine (9) new condos over 1,875 square feet... Read More »

Bad News for Hemlock as Plans for Development Move Forward

Bad News for Hemlock as Plans for Development Move Forward

Plans to level the three-story building which stretches from Hemlock to Sutter, on the west side of Polk Street, and develop a six-story building with 54 apartments averaging around 500 square feet apiece over three ground floor retail spaces and a basement garage for 26 cars are moving ahead.... Read More »

Plans for a 15-Story Polk Gulch Tower Revealed

Plans for a 15-Story Polk Gulch Tower Revealed

As we first reported last year, the vacant two-story building at 925 O’Farrell Street which had been occupied by Thai Stick Shabu Shabu and is zoned for development up to 130 feet in height was being shopped for $3.6 million. And while it doesn’t appear the building has yet... Read More »

Downsized Development Slated for Approval

Downsized Development Slated for Approval

Approved for a 10-story building with 32 condos over a ground floor commercial space and a 26-car garage to rise up 115 feet in height on the Polk Gulch site back in 2014, the 1433 Bush Street project was redesigned and re-approved to include 47 condos over two commercial... Read More »

A Clinical Addition, Micro Units and Potential Setback on Polk

A Clinical Addition, Micro Units and Potential Setback on Polk

North East Medical Services (NEMS), a non-profit community health center, is planning to build a new medical clinic at 650 Polk Street by adding four new stories atop the existing garage currently occupied by Audiologix and adjacent to Brenda’s French Soul Food. The proposed project would rise to a... Read More »

Proposed Little Saigon Development Completely Redesigned

Proposed Little Saigon Development Completely Redesigned

With the Planning Commission hearing for a proposed eight-story development to replace the single-story Susan’s Massage, Four Seasons restaurant and Excellent Dry Cleaners building at the corner of Larkin and Olive slated to be held in three weeks time, the project has been completely redesigned. Gone are the precast... Read More »

Polk Gulch Garage with an Illegal Hotel Back on the Market

Polk Gulch Garage with an Illegal Hotel Back on the Market

With the third floor of the Polk Gulch garage at 819 Ellis Street having been illegally converted into the “American International Hostel,” an un-permitted tourist hotel, the City had ordered the hostel to immediately cease operations over two years ago, at which point the building was on the market... Read More »

Polk Street Parcel with Plans for a Modern Addition in Play

Polk Street Parcel with Plans for a Modern Addition in Play

Plans to construct a modern six-story addition atop the historic two-story building at 1033 Polk Street were first floated back in 2014, as we originally reported at the time. As designed by Natoma Architects, the front quarter of the existing building was to be renovated and restored while the... Read More »

Polk Gulch Parcel Zoned for 130-Foot-Tall Building in Play

Polk Gulch Parcel Zoned for 130-Foot-Tall Building in Play

The two-story building at 925 O’Farrell Street most recently occupied by Thai Stick Shabu Shabu, which is mid-move to Fillmore Street, is now being shopped for $3.6 million. And while the lease for the existing building (which has been found to have no historical significance) currently extends through mid-2019... Read More »

Polk Gulch Development Take Three

Polk Gulch Development Take Three

Speaking of developments which have been redesigned, the plans for the proposed 47-unit building to rise upon the City Rent-A-Car site at 1433 Bush Street, between Polk and Van Ness, have been refined anew in response to the Planning Commission’s request “to redesign the project to address concerns primarily... Read More »