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Condo/Hotel Tower Combo Could Rise Over The Melt

Condo/Hotel Tower Combo Could Rise Over The Melt

Plans to raze the two two-story buildings at 547 and 555 Howard Street and build a 36-story tower rising up to 380-feet in height across the site have been drafted and submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department.  And as proposed, the tower would be cantilevered over the adjacent two-story... Read More »

Rincon Hill Tower Redesigned With Five More Floors

Rincon Hill Tower Redesigned With Five More Floors

Adopted back in 2005, the Rincon Hill Plan requires a minimum distance of 115 feet between new residential towers at their closest point.  And the plan specifies that no exemptions may be made. As such, in order to clear the way for the proposed tower to rise at 525... Read More »

Details And Designs For 152-Unit NoPa Development

Details And Designs For 152-Unit NoPa Development

As we reported earlier this year, plans to demolish the Divsadero Touchless Carwash and Shell gas station on the northeast corner of Divsadero and Oak are in the works and designs for a six-story building with over 150 residential units and nearly 8,000 square feet of retail space have... Read More »

Planning Balks At Proposed Height For Central SoMa Tower(s)

Planning Balks At Proposed Height For Central SoMa Tower(s)

San Francisco’s Planning Department has just finished its review of the preliminary plans for a 37-story tower to rise at 636 4th Street.  And it doesn’t support what has been proposed and rendered below. As proposed, the current K&L Wine Merchants building and adjacent Latte Express would be razed... Read More »

420-Unit Development At Risk

420-Unit Development At Risk

The Planning Commission’s approval of the proposed 420-unit building to rise up to 13-stories at 150 Van Ness, stretching from Van Ness to Polk along Hayes, was appealed and could be overturned. As designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz for the Emerald Fund, the first two floors of the 150... Read More »

Rincon Hill Tower Redesigned, But Not For Transit

Rincon Hill Tower Redesigned, But Not For Transit

The design for the proposed 17-story Rincon Hill development with 180 condos to replace the Sound Factory Club building at 525 Harrison Street has been refined by Solomon Cordwell Buenz for Hines. But the design for the project hasn’t been altered to accommodate a new Bay Bridge off-ramp to... Read More »

Designs For 350-Foot Tower To Replace K&L Wine Merchants Building

Designs For 350-Foot Tower To Replace K&L Wine Merchants Building

Plans to raze the K&L Wine Merchants building and adjacent Latte Express in order to make way for a 350-foot tower, with 427 residential units over a 3,100-square-foot commercial space fronting Fourth Street, have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department for review. Solomon Cordwell Buenz has been engaged... Read More »

420-Unit Development At Hayes And Van Ness Approved

420-Unit Development At Hayes And Van Ness Approved

The Emerald Fund’s proposed 420-unit building to rise up to 13-stories along Hayes, stretching from Van Ness Avenue to Polk Street, has been approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission, despite objections from parents with children who attend the LePort PreSchool which occupies the historic building at 50 Fell Street and abuts... Read More »

420-Unit Building At Hayes And Van Ness Ready For Review/Vote

420-Unit Building At Hayes And Van Ness Ready For Review/Vote

The Emerald Fund’s proposed 420-unit building to rise up to 13-stories along Hayes, stretching from Van Ness Avenue to Polk Street, shouldn’t come as a surprise to any plugged-in readers as we first broke the news about the plans for the 150 Van Ness Avenue development back in 2013.... Read More »

One Oak’s Iconic Skylounge And “Cuts” Up Close

One Oak’s Iconic Skylounge And “Cuts” Up Close

High above the proposed plaza to transform the intersection of Market and Van Ness, the “skylounge” on the 28th floor of the proposed One Oak tower would offer some rather spectacular views for the building’s residents and guests, as would the private balcony for the Grand Penthouse A on... Read More »