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An Outrageous Assemblage Of Units Atop Fontana West For $5.9M

An Outrageous Assemblage Of Units Atop Fontana West For $5.9M

If the combined two units don’t offer enough space for you, the sale of “1050 North Point #1502″ includes another two-bedroom unit across the hall (1050 North Point #1501).  And the views from that unit aren’t too shabby either. All remodeled with high-end finishes, including floating walls, slabs of... Read More »

Landmark Russian Hill Home Listed For $3K Per Square Foot

Landmark Russian Hill Home Listed For $3K Per Square Foot

Built in 1853 for Joseph H. Atkinson, a builder, bricklayer and real estate agent, the two-story Italian Villa at 1032 Broadway Street was remodeled around 1900 by Willis Polk and survived the Great Quake and Fire in 1906. The landmark Russian Hill home has since been remodeled and upgraded... Read More »

Francisco Reservoir Transfer Tentatively Approved

Francisco Reservoir Transfer Tentatively Approved

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has approved a transfer of the long-shuttered Francisco Reservoir on Russian Hill to the City’s Recreation and Park Department. If San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors and Mayor Ed Lee agree, the city will pay $9.9 million over twelve years for the prime 4-acre... Read More »

Airbnb By The Numbers In San Francisco

Airbnb By The Numbers In San Francisco

Based on data scraped from Airbnb’s site rather than the service itself, the analysis isn’t perfect and the article doesn’t fully live up to its headline, but the Chronicle’s “Window into Airbnb’s hidden impact on S.F.” piece does provide some interesting nuggets and numbers with respect to Airbnb’s business... Read More »

Two Ways Inside 65 Montclair: When One Elevator Just Won’t Do

Two Ways Inside 65 Montclair: When One Elevator Just Won’t Do

Purchased for $7,300,000 in 2005, Craig and Maureen Sullivan’s Russian Hill home at 65 Montclair Terrace is now on the market for $9,950,000 with big city views. In addition to the home’s entrance and garage on Montclair, there’s an entrance and garage on Chestnut Street as well, and of... Read More »

At What Price Should The Francisco Reservoir Become A Park?

At What Price Should The Francisco Reservoir Become A Park?

As we first reported about the state of San Francisco’s old reservoir between Francisco and Hyde back in 2012: In early 2008, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission floated the idea of selling off the Francisco Reservoir to developers with hopes of getting as much as $50 million for... Read More »

Jonesing For The Suite Life On Russian Hill?  Here’s Your Fix.

Jonesing For The Suite Life On Russian Hill? Here’s Your Fix.

Designed by William Wurster and built in 1961, the modernist Russian Hill home at 2424 Jones Street was remodeled in 2007 with a top floor master suite and awarded the design of the year by the American Institute of Architects. On the first floor, a guest suite is hidden... Read More »

The Big Plans And Offering For A Prime Russian Hill Corner

The Big Plans And Offering For A Prime Russian Hill Corner

As plugged-in people know, the undeveloped parcel of Russian Hill land on the northwest corner of Broadway and Taylor was foreclosed upon last year. As plugged-in people also know, there are some rather spectacular plans for developing the lot known as 1000 Broadway, the designs for which have now... Read More »

Razing The Roof Over The Old Francisco Street Reservoir

Razing The Roof Over The Old Francisco Street Reservoir

In early 2008, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission floated the idea of selling off the Francisco Reservoir to developers with hopes of getting as much as $50 million for the site which has sat unused for 71 years, an idea which was quickly sunk by neighborhood and local... Read More »

Open Space Or Condos For The Francisco Reservoir?

Open Space Or Condos For The Francisco Reservoir?

In early 2008, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission floated the idea of selling off the Francisco Reservoir to developers with hopes of getting as much as $50 million for the site which has sat unused for 71 years, an idea which was quickly sunk by neighborhood and local... Read More »

The SocketSite Scoop: Francisco Street Reservoir On The Market

The SocketSite Scoop: Francisco Street Reservoir On The Market

We’re still trying to nail down details (tipsters?), but the word on the street is that the City of San Francisco has decided to put the Francisco Street Reservoir up for sale and development. The completely unconfirmed price tag: up to $70 $50 million. A number of Russian Hill... Read More »