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A New Perspective on the Future of Sixth Street

A New Perspective on the Future of Sixth Street

As we first reported and revealed earlier this week, the revised designs for a proposed 100-unit building to rise up to 8-stories in height at 988 Harrison Street, across from The EndUp on Sixth, are slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission at the end of this... Read More »

Hearing for 100 Units of Housing to End up at 6th and Harrison

Hearing for 100 Units of Housing to End up at 6th and Harrison

Having shed its current Sixth Street address and associations, the proposed 8‐story building to rise at 988 Harrison Street, on the northeast corner of Sixth and Harrison across from The EndUp, is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission at the end of this month. The refined... Read More »

Plans for an Eight-Story Tourist Hotel on Sixth Street

Plans for an Eight-Story Tourist Hotel on Sixth Street

The second floor of the two-story building on the northeast corner of Sixth and Mission is currently The Balmoral South, a 29-room residential hotel (a.k.a. SRO) with a sex shop (Soma Secrets) and a couple of restaurants (Spicy Garden, Supremo Pizza and Jenny’s) below. And while San Francisco’s Planning... Read More »

Game Changers For The Tenderloin, Central Market And Sixth Street

Game Changers For The Tenderloin, Central Market And Sixth Street

The City’s new strategy for revitalizing the Tenderloin, Central Market, and Sixth Street focuses on a set of place-specific ‘Game Changers’ within nine ‘Action Zones,’ along with a number of neighborhood-wide objectives and public realm improvements, intended to build “a healthy and inclusive neighborhood that supports longtime residents, small... Read More »

Plans For Eight Stories Of Housing To End Up At 6th And Harrison

Plans For Eight Stories Of Housing To End Up At 6th And Harrison

Plans for a big 8‐story building to rise on the northeast corner of Sixth and Harrison, on the Eastern SoMa site of a long-shuttered service station across the street from The End Up, have been submitted to Planning for review. As proposed, the development would include 116 residential units... Read More »

Sixth Street Rising: Hugo Hotel Replacement Recap/Timing

Sixth Street Rising: Hugo Hotel Replacement Recap/Timing

With defenestration deconstructed and the demolition permits for the old Hugo Hotel working their way through Planning, it’s time to take another look at the 9-story building to rise on the southwest corner of Sixth and Howard. Designed by Kennerly Architecture for Mercy Housing, the 200 6th Street building will provide... Read More »

Commission Slated To Certify Mercy’s Impact On Sixth Street

Commission Slated To Certify Mercy’s Impact On Sixth Street

Two weeks from now, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Mercy Housing to move forward with their plans to build a nine-story residential building with 67 affordable housing units on the corner of 6th and Howard streets, razing the Hugo Hotel... Read More »

Redeveloping Sixth Street: Corner Of Sixth And Howard As Envisoned

Redeveloping Sixth Street: Corner Of Sixth And Howard As Envisoned

As far as we know, Mercy Housing has yet to secure the $19 million it will take to raze the four-story Hugo Hotel which has sat vacant since 1987 and build a new nine-story mixed-use building upon the site at 200 6th Street at the corner of Howard. That... Read More »

Defending The Design For 200 6th Street And Adieu To Defenestration

Defending The Design For 200 6th Street And Adieu To Defenestration

Located within the potential Sixth Street Lodginghouse District, the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency and Mercy Housing requested San Francisco’s Architectural Review Committee review and comment on their proposed project at 200 6th Street today. The proposed work includes demolition of the existing four-story building and the new construction of... Read More »