Articles Recently Tagged: Production Distribution & Repair (PDR)

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Development to Transform Potrero’s East Slope Slated for Big Vote

Development to Transform Potrero’s East Slope Slated for Big Vote

With a refined design by Min Day, the proposed 250-unit Potrero Hill development to rise below the neighborhood’s 33-acre public housing site that’s to be razed and rebuilt could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week. As part of the 1395 22nd Street project, 6,500 square feet of... Read More »

Conversion of Former SoMa Grow House into a CrossFit Gym Nixed

Conversion of Former SoMa Grow House into a CrossFit Gym Nixed

Built in 1924, seven new ventilators were installed on the roof of the former electrical supply warehouse at 177 Stillman Street and the building and its windows were painted over around 2009. And in early 2013, the SFPD was apparently surprised to discover a full-scale marijuana farm and distribution... Read More »

Plans To Boot Local Maker To Make Room For Another Gym

Plans To Boot Local Maker To Make Room For Another Gym

Built in 1928, the two-story building at 200 Potrero Avenue which now abuts the Potrero Center was originally a sales and administrative office for the International Harvester Company. The building is now occupied by Golden Bear Sportswear, which was founded in San Francisco in the 1920’s to make jackets... Read More »

75% Of Academy Of Art University Buildings Are Operating Illegally

Of the 40 known properties now operated by the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, 75 percent appear to be operating illegally without necessary permits or approvals. And according to a Planning Department report slated to be presented to San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week, the following nine... Read More »

Urban Infill For Small Builders And Makers

Urban Infill For Small Builders And Makers

The awkward lot at the intersection of 25th Street and the Indiana Street on-ramp to Interstate 280 currently serves as a scrap and storage yard.  But as proposed, a five-story building for builders and makers could rise upon the Central Waterfront site. As designed by Leavitt Architecture, the 1228... Read More »

Massive Potrero Hill Development Granted Key Exemption

Massive Potrero Hill Development Granted Key Exemption

Plans to move the mobile California Mini-Storage office at 790 Pennsylvania Avenue and build 48,000 square feet of production, distribution and repair (PDR) space on its parcel and 251 apartments, with 225 parking spaces, on the Potrero Hill slope behind have been granted a key Eastern Neighborhoods Plan-based exemption from... Read More »

Planning Commission Initiates Mission District Mini-Moratorium

Planning Commission Initiates Mission District Mini-Moratorium

San Francisco’s Planning Commission has voted to consider enacting “Interim Controls” for new market-rate housing, office and retail developments in the Mission. The stated intent is to provide the City “time to finalize a cohesive strategy to provide more affordable housing and economic stability” and “to complete its analysis... Read More »

Signatures For Mission District Housing Moratorium Delivered

The sponsors of the proposed ballot measure which would impose a Mission District Housing Moratorium have delivered 15,101 signatures in support of the initiative to San Francisco’s Department of Elections.  And if at least 9,700 of the signatures are valid, the measure will qualify for this November’s ballot. If adopted... Read More »

Ballot Measure Could Yield 30-Month Housing Moratorium

Ballot Measure Could Yield 30-Month Housing Moratorium

While the legislative push for a market-rate housing moratorium failed, the official summary for the proposed ballot measure to impose a Mission District Housing Moratorium has been filed with San Francisco’s Department of Elections. The proposed measure would impose an 18-month moratorium on the issuance of any building permits for... Read More »

Major Mission District Development Racing To Beat A Moratorium

Major Mission District Development Racing To Beat A Moratorium

While the threat of both legislative and ballot-driven housing moratoriums loom, plans to raze the majority of the Mission District block bounded by Bryant, 18th, Florida and 19th Streets and build nearly 300 units of housing across the site could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in three weeks time. As we... Read More »