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Refined Plans for “Too Tall” Hotel Tower

Refined Plans for “Too Tall” Hotel Tower

Having rejected the Planning Department’s recommendation that the height of a proposed tower to rise upon the Il Massimo building’s parcel at 439 Washington Street, which sits in a “transitional zone” between Downtown and the Jackson Square historic district, should be cut in half, Peninsular Realty is pushing forward with plans... Read More »

Plans to Develop “Too Tall” Hotel Tower Progress (And Grow)

Plans to Develop “Too Tall” Hotel Tower Progress (And Grow)

Plans to demolish the two-story Il Massimo building at 439 Washington Street and construct a skinny 22-story hotel with 189 rooms over 3,500 square feet of retail space upon the Financial District site have been in the works since 2015. While the site is principally zoned for development up... Read More »

Designs for Building up on Broadway

Designs for Building up on Broadway

Plans to expand and add four stories to the existing two-story ‘Urban Pioneer’ building at 1452 Broadway are slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. And as proposed, the building would be converted from commercial to residential use and become seven new condos, a mix... Read More »

Super Skinny Hayes Valley Buildings Slated for Approval

Super Skinny Hayes Valley Buildings Slated for Approval

While opposed by neighbors whose property line windows and verandas will be blocked (along with stated concerns about construction noise and the displacement of the mature trees on the site), the plans for a pair of super skinny Hayes Valley buildings to rise up to five stories at 300... Read More »

Planning Recommends Proposed 200-Foot Tower Be Cut in Half

Planning Recommends Proposed 200-Foot Tower Be Cut in Half

While principally zoned for development up to 200-feet in height, Peninsular Realty’s plans to demolish the two-story Il Massimo building at 439 Washington Street and construct a 22-story hotel, with 189 rooms over 3,500 square feet of retail space, have been tentatively deemed too big for the site. And... Read More »

Plans for a Pair of Modern Buildings on Two Skinny Lots

Plans for a Pair of Modern Buildings on Two Skinny Lots

Speaking of former Central Freeway parcels and future Hayes Valley developments, the plans for a pair of modern five-story buildings to rise on Central Freeway Parcels M (350 Octavia) and N (300 Octavia), two undeveloped parcels which are just over 18-feet wide, have been refined and are working their... Read More »

Plans for 108-Unit Affordable Hayes Valley Development Progress

Plans for 108-Unit Affordable Hayes Valley Development Progress

The plans for a six-story Hayes Valley building with 108 below-market-rate apartments to rise up to 50-feet in height at 455 Fell Street, upon San Francisco’s Central Freeway Parcel O which also served as the northern half of the former Hayes Valley Farm, between Octavia and Laguna, are moving forward.... Read More »