Articles Recently Tagged: Production Distribution & Repair (PDR)

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The Appeal Of 340 Bryant Street’s Creative Conversion

The Appeal Of 340 Bryant Street’s Creative Conversion

Plans to raze the former Machine Works building at 340 Bryant Street and build up to 150-condos on the site were explored but never pursued. Instead, the then-new owners decided to pursue a conversion of the industrial building, around which the eastbound HOV lanes for the Bay Bridge on-ramp wrap,... Read More »

New Mission Market Slated For Approval

New Mission Market Slated For Approval

Next week, “Gus’s Community Market” could be given the green light to convert 10,000 square feet of ground floor industrial space at the corner of Harrison and 17th Streets, which is technically the 400 Alabama Street building, into a neighborhood grocery store and accessory restaurant. As we first reported... Read More »

Proposed SF Innovation Campus Slated For Approval

Proposed SF Innovation Campus Slated For Approval

The plan for a proposed 427,000-square-foot ‘innovation campus’ to rise at the base of Potrero Hill – the Hundred Hooper development we first revealed a few weeks ago – is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission tomorrow.  And it’s a development which could not have been approved just seven... Read More »

Revealed: Hundred Hooper Innovation Campus Design

Revealed: Hundred Hooper Innovation Campus Design

A plugged-in tipster delivers the latest renderings for the proposed 427,000-square-foot ‘innovation campus’ to rise at 100 Hooper Street, adjacent to the California College of Arts. Dubbed ‘Hundred Hooper’ and designed by Pfau Long Architecture, the development aims to become “the New Address of Technology, Innovation, and Craft,” with... Read More »

Plans For 3-Acre Innovation Campus Near Potrero Hill

Plans For 3-Acre Innovation Campus Near Potrero Hill

The plans for a 427,000-square-foot “innovation campus” to be constructed across 3.3 acres at 100 Hooper Street, with three four-story buildings rising up to 58-feet in height on the site which is currently home to the San Francisco Mini Storage and truck rental business, could be approved by San... Read More »

New Mission District Grocery Store In The Works

New Mission District Grocery Store In The Works

A new grocery store dubbed “Gus’s Community Market” is angling to take over the ground floor of the industrial building at 400 Alabama Street in the Mission, with entrances on Alabama and Harrison at Seventeenth. As proposed, the 10,000 square-foot market “and accessory restaurant” would be roughly half the... Read More »

Modern Designs For Proposed Dogpatch Development

Modern Designs For Proposed Dogpatch Development

The plans for razing the two-story industrial building at 950 Tennessee Street and constructing a modern four-story complex on the Dogpatch parcel are now actively under review and working their way through Planning. Designed by Workshop1 and as rendered above, the proposed development includes up 129 condos to rise... Read More »

Four New Policy Papers To Shape SF’s Central SoMa Plan

Four New Policy Papers To Shape SF’s Central SoMa Plan

San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan will define the City’s vision and strategies, and the overall potential, for developing the area bounded by Market, Sixth, Second and Townsend Streets, 260 acres of prime urban space bisected by the Central Subway project and an emergent Fourth Street transit spine. En route... Read More »

Startup Brewery And Taproom Targeting Dogpatch Site

Startup Brewery And Taproom Targeting Dogpatch Site

The startup microbrewery dubbed “Harmonic Brewing” is angling to setup shop in Dogpatch and has drafted plans to establish its brewery and taproom at 1050 26th Street, a current warehouse site. As proposed, Harmonic would brew up to 5,000 barrels of beer per year in Dogpatch and its taproom... Read More »

Another Barrier To Pinterest’s Move Is Being Raised

Another Barrier To Pinterest’s Move Is Being Raised

Another barrier which could prevent Pinterest from ever moving into the San Francisco Design Center is close to being raised.  And it’s a barrier which could affect plenty of other tech companies and area landlords as well. In addition to the proposed Planning Code amendment which would substantially limit... Read More »

Design Center Tenants Could Be Saved, Pinterest Space Constrained

Design Center Tenants Could Be Saved, Pinterest Space Constrained

The landmark loophole which the owners of the San Francisco Design Center have been planning to invoke in order to convert the 330,000 square foot building from showroom to office use, a conversion which would clear the way for Pinterest to move into the Center, is close to being... Read More »

Legislation To Block Pinterest’s Move And Design Center Conversion

Legislation To Block Pinterest’s Move And Design Center Conversion

Supervisor Cohen has formally introduced legislation which could effectively block the conversion of the San Francisco Design Center at 2 Henry Adams Street from showrooms into tech space for at least 18 months. The Design Center is currently zoned for Production, Distribution & Repair (PDR), a zoning which disallows... Read More »

The Landmark Loophole And Plan To Convert The SF Design Center

The Landmark Loophole And Plan To Convert The SF Design Center

A plan to convert over two-thirds of the San Francisco Design Center at 2 Henry Adams Street from designer showroom space to general office use is in the works, a use which is currently disallowed as the 330,000 square foot building is zoned for Production, Distribution & Repair (PDR).... Read More »

San Francisco’s Yellow Cab Cooperative Could Be Cashing Out

San Francisco’s Yellow Cab Cooperative Could Be Cashing Out

With revenues for taxi companies in San Francisco having dropped an estimated 30 percent over the past year thanks to “ridesharing” startups such at Lyft, Sidecar and UberX, and land values rebounding (thanks to startups such at Lyft, Sidecar and UberX), the largest cab company in the city, the... Read More »

Plan To Convert San Francisco Design Center Building Pitched

Plan To Convert San Francisco Design Center Building Pitched

A plan to convert over two-thirds of the San Francisco Design Center building at 2 Henry Adams Street from showroom space to general office use has been pitched to Planning. Zoned for Production, Distribution & Repair (PDR), the conversion of the building to office use is not allowed by... Read More »