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How to Play Planning and Mint a Few Million Bucks

How to Play Planning and Mint a Few Million Bucks

Purchased as two adjacent but completely separate units in the Royal Towers building at 1750 Taylor Street for a combined $4.6 million back in January of 2014, an application to legally merge the one-bedroom unit #804 and the two-bedroom unit #805 was soon filed with the city, citing a... Read More »

Nicolas Cage’s Loss Is on the Market, Priced for a $7 Million Gain

Nicolas Cage’s Loss Is on the Market, Priced for a $7 Million Gain

Purchased by Nicolas Cage by way of an anonymous trust for $9.4 million back in 2006, the Russian Hill mansion at 898 Francisco Street resold for $8.5 million in July of 2008, which included the undeveloped lot fronting Hyde Street behind, the development of which could dramatically impact the... Read More »

Russian Hill Platinum House Fetches $8.3 Million

Russian Hill Platinum House Fetches $8.3 Million

Listed for $11.25 million, or just over $2,000 per square foot, in May, the asking price for the designer Russian Hill home at 1209 Filbert Street, which is LEED Platinum certified, was reduced to $9.5 million ($1,693 per listed square foot) in July. And yesterday, the sale of the... Read More »

Landmark Firehouse 8 on the Market for $7.35 Million

Landmark Firehouse 8 on the Market for $7.35 Million

Built in 1917 and landmarked in 1988, the Russian Hill firehouse at 1648 Pacific Avenue was sold in a city auction for $1.8 million in 2007. The buyers, Gavin Jefferies and Teresa Nittolo, spent the next six years upgrading, expanding and converting the space – which had been home... Read More »

Big Plans for This Verdant Russian Hill Parcel Are Back in Play

Big Plans for This Verdant Russian Hill Parcel Are Back in Play

The subdivision of the verdant Russian Hill lot at the corner of 1000 Broadway and Taylor Street has been approved and plans to build two high-end single-family homes and a two-unit condo building on the prime Russian Hill site are back in play. Having sat vacant since the former... Read More »

Designs for Building up on Broadway

Designs for Building up on Broadway

Plans to expand and add four stories to the existing two-story ‘Urban Pioneer’ building at 1452 Broadway are slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. And as proposed, the building would be converted from commercial to residential use and become seven new condos, a mix... Read More »

Polk Street Holdout Home Poised for Redevelopment

Polk Street Holdout Home Poised for Redevelopment

Built in 1914, the little single-family home at 2815 Polk Street has been boarded up for years, having been owned by an out of towner and long a target for vagrants and vandals. A local finally managed to buy the building for $820,000 at the end of 2013. And... Read More »

Russian Hill Platinum House Price Reduced $1.75 Million

Russian Hill Platinum House Price Reduced $1.75 Million

Listed for $11.25 million, or just over $2,000 per square foot, two months ago, the asking price for the designer Russian Hill home at 1209 Filbert Street, which is LEED Platinum certified, has just been reduced to $9.5 million ($1,693 per listed square foot). Designed by John Maniscalco, the... Read More »

Russian Hill Platinum House Priced at $2K per Square Foot

Russian Hill Platinum House Priced at $2K per Square Foot

Built on the site of a former garage and backyard for the adjacent home at the corner of Hyde and Filbert, the brand new LEED Platinum home at 1209 Filbert Street was listed for $7,000,000 in early 2011 and sold for $6,888,000 ($1,188 per listed square foot) that May. This... Read More »

A Royally Eye-Popping Sale at $3,350 per Square Foot

A Royally Eye-Popping Sale at $3,350 per Square Foot

Speaking of homes that have traded for over $10 million in San Francisco, the cooperative apartment #1601 at 1750 Taylor Street (a.k.a. The Royal Towers in Russian Hill) has just traded hands for $11.1 million, or roughly $3,350 per square foot. And that’s not even the eye-popping part. As... Read More »