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Developer Pays $65 Million for the Armory in SF

Developer Pays $65 Million for the Armory in SF

A developer with ties to the Soho House chain of private clubs and hotels has paid a reported $65 million for the landmark San Francisco Armory at 1800 Mission Street in the Mission which had been home to Kink.com. Peter Acworth, the founder of Kink, purchased the century-old armory... Read More »

Landmark Victorian and Lot on the Market for $6.995 Million

Landmark Victorian and Lot on the Market for $6.995 Million

Built for the owner of a gold mine back in 1895, the landmark Queen Anne Victorian on the northwest corner of Franklin and California measures nearly 9,000 square feet and sits on the southern half of a 10,654-square-foot Pacific Heights parcel which has been newly subdivided into two legal... Read More »

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Fetches a Mere $11 Million

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Fetches a Mere $11 Million

The landmark 10,000-square-foot home at 3500 Jackson Street is the largest Bernard Maybeck designed home in San Francisco and still features a plethora of its original detailing, with redwood walls and ornate fireplaces and fixtures designed by Maybeck while the kitchen has been modernized along with a few other... Read More »

The Missing Towers of Diamond Heights and Landmark Wall

The Missing Towers of Diamond Heights and Landmark Wall

Up until the 1960s, the total population of Diamond Heights, between Noe Valley and Glen Canyon, was under 400 people. Following a post-World War II population boom resultant housing shortage in San Francisco, the newly formed (and since disbanded) San Francisco Redevelopment Agency set its sights on the three... Read More »

$2.5 Million Cut for Landmark Presidio Heights Home

$2.5 Million Cut for Landmark Presidio Heights Home

Having hit the market in July priced at $16 million, as we first reported at the time, the asking price for the Landmark Presidio Heights home at 3500 Jackson Street which was designed by Bernard Maybeck and built in 1909 has just been reduced by $2.5 million (15.6 percent)... Read More »

San Francisco Landmark on the Market Touting Opportunity

San Francisco Landmark on the Market Touting Opportunity

Designed by Albert Pissis and built in 1912, CPMC’s 20,000-square-foot Health Sciences Library Building at 2395 Sacramento Street was designated a San Francisco Historic Landmark 37 years ago. But with the library having since been digitized and its services gone virtual, the Sacramento Street building was recently emptied and... Read More »

Grave Concerns Re: Supersized Conversion of Sacred Heart Church

Grave Concerns Re: Supersized Conversion of Sacred Heart Church

Plans to convert the former Sacred Heart Church turned Church of 8 Wheels skating rink into a mixed-use development at 554 Fillmore Street have been supersized and would now yield 33 residential units over 9,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and a basement garage as proposed. But... Read More »

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Priced at $16 Million

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Priced at $16 Million

Designed by Bernard Maybeck and built in 1909, the Landmark “Roos House” at 3500 Jackson Street, in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights, is about to hit the market with a $16 million price tag. Commissioned by Morris Meyerfeld as a gift to his daughter and new son-in-law, Leon Roos of... Read More »

The Quest to Reopen Julius’ Castle

The Quest to Reopen Julius’ Castle

As we wrote about this long-shuttered local landmark back in 2014: Having operated as a restaurant since 1922, but shuttered in 2007 amid allegations of landlord fraud and un-permitted renovations, San Francisco’s landmark Julius’ Castle at 302 Greenwich Street hit the market in 2010 listed for $4,950,000. Having failed... Read More »

Foreclosed upon El Rey Theater Could Soon Be Landmarked

Foreclosed upon El Rey Theater Could Soon Be Landmarked

Designed by master architect Timothy Pflueger and opened in 1931, the 1,800-seat El Rey Theater at 1970 Ocean Avenue was shuttered and sold to Voice of Pentecost in 1977, which then converted the 35,000-square-foot building into a church and small Pentecostal school. Mortgaged to pay for upgrades to the... Read More »