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Fight Over Telegraph Hill Homes For Tech Moguls Isn’t Over

Fight Over Telegraph Hill Homes For Tech Moguls Isn’t Over

The Telegraph Hill Dwellers’ fight to block the approved development of three modern townhomes to rise on Telegraph Hill Boulevard, a development at least one neighbor derisively characterized as housing for “high tech mogul(s) or a second home for a foreign oligarch,” isn’t over. While the first of two appeals challenging the 115 Telegraph Hill Read More »

Last Chance For A Telegraph Hill Landmark

Last Chance For A Telegraph Hill Landmark

Arguing that the operation of Julius’ Castle hasn’t been abandoned but rather “discontinued for a substantial period of time,” a little over seven years to be more exact, the new owner of the landmark Telegraph Hill building has appealed the City’s determination that it can no longer operate as a restaurant and will need to Read More »

Dwellers Don’t Want Homes For Tech Moguls Or Oligarchs

Dwellers Don’t Want Homes For Tech Moguls Or Oligarchs

Over the objections of a number of Telegraph Hill dwellers, including one who derisively characterized the development as housing for “high tech mogul(s) or a second home for a foreign oligarch,” a characterization which was made by way of a dictated email, San Francisco’s Planning Commission approved the plans to build three modern townhomes at 115 Read More »

Former Earthquake Cottage Sells For Over $2K Per Square Foot

Former Earthquake Cottage Sells For Over $2K Per Square Foot

Purchased for $500K in 2010 having previously sold for $633K in 2005, the former earthquake cottage at 1448 Kearny Street returned to the market last month having been renovated by its artist-owner, with whitewashed floors, raised ceilings and a new sleeping loft to make the most of its 350-ish-square-foot footprint. Listed for $679,000, the sale Read More »

Magnificent Villa de Martini Joins The Million Dollar Price Cut Club

Magnificent Villa de Martini Joins The Million Dollar Price Cut Club

Built on triple-wide Telegraph Hill lot in 1929, the Mediterranean-styled “Villa de Martini,” complete with arched doorways and hand-painted palazzo and silver leaf ceilings, has been on the market for about five months. Originally listed for $16 million, last month the list price was increased to $16.8 million.  And then this morning, the price was Read More »

An Artistic Re-Renovation Of An Earthquake Cottage

An Artistic Re-Renovation Of An Earthquake Cottage

Purchased for $633,000 in late 2005, the Telegraph Hill cottage at 1448 Kearny Street returned to the market in 2007 having been “magically  transformed” by an interior decorator “to resemble the cottages of napa valley bed & breakfast” and was listed for $779,000. And in 2010, the former earthquake cottage resold for $500,000. Since re-renovated Read More »

It Could Be Curtains For Julius’ Castle, Quite Literally

It Could Be Curtains For Julius’ Castle, Quite Literally

Having operated as a restaurant since 1922 but shuttered in 2007 amid allegations of landlord fraud and un-permitted renovations, San Francisco’s landmark Julius’ Castle at 302 Greenwich Street hit the market in 2010 listed for $4,950,000. Having failed to find a buyer and saddled with debt, the owner filed for bankruptcy in 2011.  And in Read More »

Inside A Bespoke Telegraph Hill Penthouse For $2,100 A Square Foot

Inside A Bespoke Telegraph Hill Penthouse For $2,100 A Square Foot

Purchased for $2,900,000 in 2010, the 2,955 square foot Telegraph Hill penthouse atop 1960 Grant Avenue has since been completely remodeled and is about to be listed for $6,250,000, or just over $2,100 per “bespoke” square foot. The new kitchen features imported walnut cabinets accented by slabs of Calacutto D’Oro marble. The custom hood of Read More »

Only Twelve Feet Wide But Living Large On Telegraph Hill

Only Twelve Feet Wide But Living Large On Telegraph Hill

As we first wrote about the twelve foot wide, eleven on the inside, modern Telegraph Hill home at 368 Vallejo in July: Purchased for $272,000 in 1998, the one-bedroom single-family home on a 657 square foot lot at 368 Vallejo has since been Dwell-ified and graced the pages of said publication. Now measuring 900 square Read More »

A Restaurateur’s Lair (And Stinking Nice Stove) Returns

A Restaurateur’s Lair (And Stinking Nice Stove) Returns

As a plugged-in tipster and we first reported two years ago: After being owned by an artist, with sculptures adorning its decks, was bought in 2005 for $2.225M by an out of town owner…and was never really lived in for 3 years. After being listed for the same price in 2005, the Read More »

The Story Behind The Modern Little Dwelling At 368 Vallejo

The Story Behind The Modern Little Dwelling At 368 Vallejo

Dwell’s summary (and slideshow) for their piece on the 900 square foot home at 368 Vallejo which hit the market last week listed for $999,000: More than half a decade elapsed between the purchase (December 1998) and house–warming (November 2004) of Dulkinys and Spiekermann’s hillside house. When architect Nilus de Matran’s trilevel plan for a Read More »

A Peek Inside (And Behind) The Modern Little Dwelling At 368 Vallejo

A Peek Inside (And Behind) The Modern Little Dwelling At 368 Vallejo

Purchased for $272,000 in 1998, the one-bedroom single-family home on a 657 square foot lot at 368 Vallejo has since been Dwell-ified and graced the pages of said publication. Now measuring 900 square feet over two levels with a rather lovely rear patio and modern finishes throughout, the Telegraph Hill home is back on the Read More »

No “Apples” But A Bit Of Garlic (And La Cornue) At 268 Lombard

No “Apples” But A Bit Of Garlic (And La Cornue) At 268 Lombard

A plugged-in tipster reports with respect to the condo at 268 Lombard #1: After being owned by an artist, with sculptures adorning its decks, was bought in 2005 for $2.225M by an out of town owner, according to his agent and PropertyShark, and was never really lived in for 3 years. After Read More »

“Telegraph Hill Tree House”  At 468 Filbert Sprouts A For Sale Sign

“Telegraph Hill Tree House” At 468 Filbert Sprouts A For Sale Sign

Dubbed the Telegraph Hill Tree House at 468 Filbert, what were originally two units have been rebuilt by Nova Designs+Builds into a 5,440 square foot five-bedroom “single-family” home which now includes “guest quarters” with a full kitchen and media room. And no, that’s not the guest kitchen above but rather the main kitchen that features Read More »

Could Julius’ Castle Become Your Own?

Could Julius’ Castle Become Your Own?

Long seeking a new tenant since shutting down two years ago under allegations of landlord fraud, misrepresentation, and lease issues, a plugged-in tipster notes that 302 Greenwich (a.k.a. Julius’ Castle) is now on the market asking $4,950,000. From the listing: Elegantly situated atop Telegraph Hill, the restaurant has long been a destination to visitors & Read More »