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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 parcel between Hyde and Larkin.  Neighbors 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 and growth in San Francisco: Number 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 the site which has sat unused 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 behind a sliding door off the 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 Supervisor opposition, not to mention a 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 Supervisor opposition, not to mention a 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 neighbors are obviously concerned with this Read More »