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McDonald’s Shuttered for Eleven-Story Hotel to Rise

McDonald’s Shuttered for Eleven-Story Hotel to Rise

The McDonald’s at Third and Townsend, from within which Clint Eastwood uttered, “Go ahead, make my day,” has been shuttered and its grills and fryers are being loaded onto a truck as we type. The paperwork to secure a demolition permit has been filed. And the plans for an... Read More »

From a Coat Factory to Tech Space as Proposed

From a Coat Factory to Tech Space as Proposed

As proposed by Hudson Pacific Properties and slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week, the three-story Burlington Coat Factory structure at 899 Howard Street, on the southeast corner of Howard and Fifth Street, will be re-skinned and its second and third floors will be converted... Read More »

Hotel to Transform Dirty Harry’s McCafe Site Closer to Reality

Hotel to Transform Dirty Harry’s McCafe Site Closer to Reality

The lease for the McDonald’s at Third and Townsend, the building for which acted as the diner from which Clint Eastwood’s Dirty Harry character would order his daily coffee, and from inside which he uttered his infamous line, “Go ahead, make my day,” expires in January 2017. San Francisco’s... Read More »

311 Complaints Jumped 24 Percent in San Francisco Last Year

311 Complaints Jumped 24 Percent in San Francisco Last Year

The number of 311 complaints jumped 24 percent in San Francisco last year to 350,000, with residents of the Inner Mission and South of Market neighborhoods registering the most. Not too surprisingly, the most common complaint was related to sidewalk and street cleaning, followed by graffiti. And according to... Read More »

Folsom Street Condo Fare: Plans for 955 Folsom

Folsom Street Condo Fare: Plans for 955 Folsom

Plans to raze the J & J Tires and Suspension shop building at 955 Folsom Street, two doors down from Folsom Gulch, have been drawn. And as proposed, an nine-story building with 18 condos over a 1,000-square-foot retail space will rise up to 85 feet in height at 953... Read More »

Ruling Clears the Way for New Maker and Office Project

Ruling Clears the Way for New Maker and Office Project

The proposed redevelopment of the San Francisco Gravel Company’s sprawling parcel at 552 Berry Street, a block away from Zynga’s HQ, is one big step closer to being realized, with San Francisco’s Zoning Administrator having determined that the property meets all the requirements necessary to qualify for San Francisco’s... Read More »

Another Team Looking to Flip an Approved Development Site in SF

Another Team Looking to Flip an Approved Development Site in SF

As we first reported earlier this month, the 363 6th Street site which was approved for the development of 104 apartments last year is now on the market rather than having broken ground. And as a plugged-in tipster notes, the adjacent 988 Harrison Street site, which was approved for... Read More »

Hearing Set for Proposed SoMa Hotel, What Would Dirty Harry Say?

Hearing Set for Proposed SoMa Hotel, What Would Dirty Harry Say?

With the lease for the SoMa McDonald’s at Third and Townsend expiring in January 2017, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is now slated to approve the plans for an eleven-story hotel to rise on the 701 3rd Street site early next month. As proposed by Stonebridge Companies, a Colorado-based hotel... Read More »

Revised Plans for a Prominent Sixth Street Corner and Hotel

Revised Plans for a Prominent Sixth Street Corner and Hotel

As we first reported last year, plans to raze the two-story building on the northeast corner of Sixth and Mission, a building which currently houses The Balmoral South (a 29-room residential hotel, a.k.a. SRO), a sex shop (Soma Secrets), and a couple of restaurants (Spicy Garden, Supremo Pizza and... Read More »

Sixth Street Development Site in Play

Sixth Street Development Site in Play

Approved for the development of 104 apartments last year, the 363 6th Street site upon which the former bondage dungeon turned City Life Church building currently sits, a block away from the EndUp and across the street from another eight-story development that’s in the works, has just hit the... Read More »