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Legislation to Allow for New Rincon Hill Tower Poised for Adoption

Legislation to Allow for New Rincon Hill Tower Poised for Adoption

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 make room for the redesigned tower proposed to rise up to... Read More »

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Plans Ramping up for 430 Main

Waylaid Rincon Hill Development Plans Ramping up for 430 Main

Originally approved for development back in 2009 but waylaid by a successful appeal to San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors, an appeal which was championed by a group of neighbors primarily concerned about a loss of light and views for their Baycrest condos and pool, the plans for a 144-unit... Read More »

Refined Designs And Renderings For Prominent Mid-Market Tower

Refined Designs And Renderings For Prominent Mid-Market Tower

A plugged-in source delivers the latest designs for the proposed 435-foot-tall tower with over 300 condos to rise on the northwest corner of Market Street and Van Ness Avenue, a prominent Mid-Market development originally dubbed “One Van Ness” but now known as One Oak. The new renderings for the... Read More »

Ground Broken For 600-Foot Park Tower At Transbay

Ground Broken For 600-Foot Park Tower At Transbay

The ground has officially been broken for the 43-story office tower to rise on Transbay Block 5, fronting Howard Street between Beale and Main. As designed by Goettsch Partners with Solomon Cordwell Buenz, the “Park Tower at Transbay” will yield 740,000 square feet of office space; 10,000 square feet... Read More »

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 »