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Redevelopment of Iconic Tenderloin Site Positioning to Break Ground

Redevelopment of Iconic Tenderloin Site Positioning to Break Ground

The building permits for the approved eight-story building to rise on the northwest corner of Turk and Larkin, upon the site of the iconic Kahn & Keville tire and battery shop in the Tenderloin, are close to being issued. And next month, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community... Read More »

Infamous Mitchell Brothers O’Farrell Theatre on the Market

Infamous Mitchell Brothers O’Farrell Theatre on the Market

Having opened as an X-rated theater and porn studio in 1969 and subsequently transitioned into the infamous “close-contact” strip club, with multiple themed rooms and live shows, it remains today, the former Pontiac dealership turned Mitchell Brothers O’Farrell Theatre at 895 O’Farrell Street is now quietly for sale without... Read More »

Plans for 115-Unit Building in the Tenderloin Move Ahead

Plans for 115-Unit Building in the Tenderloin Move Ahead

While the two-story garage at O’Farrell Street has been identified as a contributor to the Uptown Tenderloin Historic District, the team behind a proposed 13-story development to rise up to 130 feet in height upon its parcel are pushing ahead. As we first reported last year, the building as... Read More »

Bigger Cut for Approved Development in the Trendyloin

Bigger Cut for Approved Development in the Trendyloin

As we reported last year: Purchased as an un-entitled Tenderloin parcel for $1.6 million three years ago, plans for an eight-story, market-rate building with 23 sub-500-square-foot residential units to rise on the 430 Eddy Street site were approved by the City . Two months later, the now “Fully... Read More »

Plans to Expand and Caffeinate Reddit’s HQ in SF

Plans to Expand and Caffeinate Reddit’s HQ in SF

Purchased for $45 million in 2016 having been leased to Reddit, plans to convert the 33,000-square-foot, 185-space parking garage portion of the original NBC Radio City building at 420 Taylor Street, which was designed by Albert Roller, on the border of the Tenderloin, into 36,000 square feet of additional... Read More »

Big Plans to Transform Tenderloin Block Closer to Reality

Big Plans to Transform Tenderloin Block Closer to Reality

In the works since 2013, as we first reported at the time, the big plans to redevelop the Tenderloin parcel upon which the 27,000-square-foot Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist sits at 450 O’Farrell Street could be approved this week. While the original plans had called for completely razing the... Read More »

Eight-Story Development in the Tenderloin Closer to Reality

Eight-Story Development in the Tenderloin Closer to Reality

Purchased for $1.528 million in August of 2016, the rent for the Unique Cleaners building at 820 Post Street was soon raised, the business subsequently shuttered, and plans to raze the building and redevelop its Tenderloin parcel were drafted, as we first reported at the time. And having since... Read More »

Compatible Development Closer to Reality in the Historic Tenderloin

Compatible Development Closer to Reality in the Historic Tenderloin

Having faced some pushback from Planning with respect to the previously proposed six-story addition to rise above the former automotive garage turned parking lot at 135 Hyde Street, with 51 efficiency apartments and a ground floor commercial space, the proposed project was completely reworked. Instead, the existing garage is... Read More »

Former Temple Site in the Tenderloin Back in Play

Former Temple Site in the Tenderloin Back in Play

Plans to level the former Buddhist temple and art gallery at 380-386 Ellis Street and develop an eight-story building upon the central Tenderloin site, with 53 units of group housing over a new religious/educational space and a stacked garage for 8 cars, were approved back in December of 2002.... Read More »

Development Could End Historic Recording Studio’s 48-Year Run

Development Could End Historic Recording Studio’s 48-Year Run

Founded as Wally Heider Recording back in 1969 and now known as Hyde Street Studios, the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Santana, CCR, Dead Kennedys, Green Day, Tupac, Cake, Chris Isaak and a long list of significant others have all laid down tracks at 245 Hyde Street in San Francisco’s... Read More »