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From Addresses To Apartments In The Tenderloin As Proposed

From Addresses To Apartments In The Tenderloin As Proposed

Built for Bank of America in 1960 and a branch office until 1991, the single-story Tenderloin building on the northwest corner of Hyde Street and Golden Gate Avenue is now a limited-service branch for the United States Postal Service with post office boxes and package pickup services for area... Read More »

Group Housing For SF’s “Working Class” Making $100K

Group Housing For SF’s “Working Class” Making $100K

If the Forge Land Company’s plans are approved at the end of the month, a pair of eight-story buildings, with a total of 238 market-rate “group housing” rooms over 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, could rise on two parking lots fronting Leavenworth and Turk in the Tenderloin.... Read More »

Permit For ‘Massage Parlor Parklet’ Yanked

Permit For ‘Massage Parlor Parklet’ Yanked

The permit for the Nile Cafe and Hookah Lounge’s parklet at 544 Jones Street has been revoked. No word on whether or not the operators or regular patrons of the adjacent Paradise Massage, in front of which the Nile Café’s parklet primarily sits and offers a full-frontal view of... Read More »

New Designs For Market-Rate Tenderloin High-Rise

New Designs For Market-Rate Tenderloin High-Rise

While the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation has downsized their plans for an affordable development at Eddy and Taylor, the developers of the proposed market-rate building to rise up to 12-stories on either side of the Metropolis Hotel at the corner of Mason and Turk have increased the density of their... Read More »

Downsized Development And Grocery Approved For Tenderloin Site

Downsized Development And Grocery Approved For Tenderloin Site

Approved for the development of a 14-story building with 153 affordable apartments back in 2009, and with a 14,250-square-foot commercial space which was slated to become the Tenderloin’s first full-service grocery store, the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp’s 168-186 Eddy Street project to rise on the northeast corner of Eddy... Read More »

Take Two, Or Three, For $4M Trendyloin Penthouse

Take Two, Or Three, For $4M Trendyloin Penthouse

While the game changing conversion of a Polk Street SRO from low-income housing to “San Francisco’s newest boutique hotel” continues on and is expected to re-open this summer, the $4 million Trendyloin penthouse atop The Hamilton has fallen out of contract and is once again active and available. Purchased... Read More »

Game Changer: Polk Street “SRO” Going Upscale

Game Changer: Polk Street “SRO” Going Upscale

The renovation of the former New Pacific Hotel at Polk and Eddy, a 66-room residential hotel, or “SRO,” which previously served the indigent and otherwise homeless, is nearing completion. And the project is positioning to re-open as “San Francisco’s newest boutique hotel,” dubbed “EPIK.” According to Planning, however, a... Read More »

A Turning Point For The Trendyloin?

A Turning Point For The Trendyloin?

Having been on and off the market for over five years, the full-floor penthouse unit atop the Art Deco Hamilton building at 631 O’Farrell Street, in the heart of the “Trendyloin,” is in contract to be sold. Purchased for $2,500,000 in 2000 and listed for $4,500,000 in 2009, the 3,900-square-foot... Read More »

Hidden Behind An Imposing Looking Gate In The Tenderloin

Hidden Behind An Imposing Looking Gate In The Tenderloin

Hidden away behind an imposing looking gate off Post and constructed around the turn of the century, the 3,500 square foot property at 3 Meacham Place has served as a residence, as offices, and most recently as a combination of the two. A glass partition now separates the living... Read More »

Jones-ing For A Late-Night Outdoor Bar?

Jones-ing For A Late-Night Outdoor Bar?

When the bar and restaurant at 620 Jones was approved to open, it was conditional upon an agreement that Jones would close its outdoor patio and bar at midnight and shuffle its patrons indoors, much to the chagrin of revelers on warm Indian summer evenings, such as tonight. And... Read More »

Tenderloin Rising: Past, Present, And Future

Tenderloin Rising: Past, Present, And Future

Described by the San Francisco Call as “one of the most valuable corners in San Francisco’s downtown district” and “an indication of the confidence that outside capital has in the future of San Francisco business property as a safe investment,” the northwest corner of Mason and Turk was purchased by... Read More »

Plans For Twelve-Story Tenderloin Development Move Ahead

Plans For Twelve-Story Tenderloin Development Move Ahead

While SB Architects appears to have replaced Heller Manus as the architects of record, the plans for a 12-story building with a mix of market-rate residential units over ground floor retail to rise on either side of the Metropolis Hotel on the corner of Mason and Turk in the Tenderloin... Read More »

Tenderloin Rising: Plans For Eight-Stories Of Condos On Eddy

Tenderloin Rising: Plans For Eight-Stories Of Condos On Eddy

Plans to build an eight-story, market-rate residential building on Eddy Street, between Leavenworth and Hyde in the Tenderloin, have been submitted to Planning for review. As proposed by JS Sullivan Development, the 469 Eddy Street project would consist of 34 condos (a mix of 20 one-bedrooms and 14 two-bedrooms) over 2,100... Read More »

San Francisco’s “Twitter Tax Break” Zone

San Francisco’s “Twitter Tax Break” Zone

While the so-called “Twitter Tax Break” was created with Twitter specifically in mind, and the impact of which Supervisor Campos is formally calling into question, the defined area within which businesses can claim the payroll tax exclusion extends well beyond the Market Square building between Ninth and Tenth in... Read More »

Plans For 12-Story Building Could Transform A Tenderloin Block

Plans For 12-Story Building Could Transform A Tenderloin Block

Having been banned from the church for being disruptive, a protester has been stationed outside the Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist’s building at 450 O’Farrell Street on a near daily basis for over a year, accusing the Church of having turned a blind eye to the boarded-up property it... Read More »