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Plans for a 21-Story Central SoMa Infill Hotel Revealed

Plans for a 21-Story Central SoMa Infill Hotel Revealed

As we first reported last year, “have no fear, unless you happen to rely on the parking lot at 350 Second Street or own a condo at 77 Dow Place that currently overlooks the parcel, an architect has been engaged to start working on plans for a new... Read More »

Planning for 32-Story Tower at Hawthorne and Folsom Proceeds

Planning for 32-Story Tower at Hawthorne and Folsom Proceeds

As proposed, the five-story office building at 95 Hawthorne Street, which formerly housed the San Francisco Passport Agency on the northeast corner of Hawthorne and Folsom, will be razed in order to make way for a 32-story residential building to rise. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) for... Read More »

First Peek: 560-Unit Mid-Market Tower Rendered

First Peek: 560-Unit Mid-Market Tower Rendered

As Related California pushes forward with plans for a 560-unit rental tower to rise at 1500 Mission and South Van Ness, the corner parcel upon which Goodwill currently resides, we get our first peek at ​SOM’s early designs for the project. The proposed apartments will average around 730 square... Read More »

Waterfront High-Rise Approved But An Epic Battle Looms

Waterfront High-Rise Approved But An Epic Battle Looms

San Francisco’s Planning Commission has approved the plans for a 220-foot building to rise at 75 Howard Street, with 133 market rate condos over a restaurant, café and underground ‘parking vault’ for 100 cars. While reduced in height to fit within the principal zoning for the site, which allows... Read More »

The Varied Designs And Architects For Parkmerced 2.0

The Varied Designs And Architects For Parkmerced 2.0

While the master plan for the massive redevelopment of Parkmerced was developed by SOM, the development team has engaged five firms to design a variety of buildings for the first two subphases of the project, the ground for which is slated to be broken in February. The five firms,... Read More »

Proposed Waterfront High-Rise Fully Rendered, Ready For Review

Proposed Waterfront High-Rise Fully Rendered, Ready For Review

Sporting its new ‘stacked gardens’ design by SOM, the proposed 220-foot waterfront building to rise at 75 Howard Street, with 133 market-rate condos over a restaurant, café and underground ‘parking vault’ for 100 cars could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this Thursday, July 23. Reduced in height... Read More »

Scoop: New Waterfront Tower (Re)Design

Scoop: New Waterfront Tower (Re)Design

The official renderings have yet to be released but a plugged-in tipster delivers SOM’s new design for the proposed 20-story residential tower to rise at 75 Howard Street, with 133 market rate condos over 6,000 square feet of restaurant/retail space and a basement “parking vault” for 100 cars. Paramount... Read More »

Proposed Waterfront Condo Tower Cut To 20-Stories In Height

Proposed Waterfront Condo Tower Cut To 20-Stories In Height

Facing an uphill battle with neighborhood groups and a potential conflict with San Francisco’s Downtown Area Plan which calls for building heights to taper down to the shoreline of the Bay, “to avoid visual disruption along the water while preserving topography and views,” the proposed height of the residential... Read More »

New Salesforce Tower On Fire

New Salesforce Tower On Fire

There’s a fire in the 30-story tower which is under construction at 350 Mission Street and workers are being evacuated. According to a reader on the scene, it “looks like (the fire is) on the higher floors on the Beale Street side” (as opposed to the Fremont Street side pictured... Read More »

Scoop: New Designs For Big Development At Mission And 16th

Scoop: New Designs For Big Development At Mission And 16th

The formal environmental review for a proposed 331-unit development to rise up to ten stories on the northeast corner of Mission and 16th Streets, at the entrance to the 16th Street BART Station, is about to get underway.  And with it, we now have the latest renderings for the... Read More »