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Ironically Dubbed “Sequoia House” On The Market For $2.6M

Ironically Dubbed “Sequoia House” On The Market For $2.6M

Purchased as a half-finished project for $951,000 in cash on the courthouse steps in early 2014, the Upper Market home at 3066 Market Street has just returned to the market in a fully-finished state and listed for $2,595,000 ($1,040 per square foot). While Maven Investments was planning to chop... Read More »

Price Cuts For Upper Market Penthouse And A Problematic Comp?

Price Cuts For Upper Market Penthouse And A Problematic Comp?

While a one-bedroom “penthouse” condo on the fifth floor of The Century (2200 Market Street) flew off the market ten months ago for $101,000 more than the $949,000 that was paid for the unit in April of 2014, another fifth floor unit, which was also purchased for $949,000 last... Read More »

Draft Design For Building To Replace Historic Market Street Bar

Draft Design For Building To Replace Historic Market Street Bar

As we first reported earlier this week, a new set of plans have been submitted to Planning for a proposed five-story residential building to rise across the Market Street site which includes the Lucky 13 bar and adjacent patio and parking lot. In order to make way for the... Read More »

Lucky 13 Likely To Be Razed For 31 Condos To Rise

Lucky 13 Likely To Be Razed For 31 Condos To Rise

Plans to raze the iconic little building currently occupied by the Lucky 13 bar at 2140 Market Street, and its adjacent patio and parking lot, have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department. And as proposed, a five-story building with 31 condos over 1,200 square feet of ground floor... Read More »

Designs To Transform A Prominent Market Street Site

Designs To Transform A Prominent Market Street Site

While the plans for the parcels have yet to be submitted to the city, much less approved, the prominent corner building and parking lot at the intersection of Market Street and Duboce are in contract to be sold and designs for an ambitious residential development to rise across the... Read More »

From Funeral Home To Apartments As Proposed

From Funeral Home To Apartments As Proposed

The Prado Group has quietly filed plans to add three floors of residential units atop the existing Sullivan’s Funeral Home building at 2254 Market Street and construct two new buildings, rising up to 50-feet in height along Market Street and 40-feet along 15th Street, on the funeral home’s parking... Read More »

Swedish American Hall Should Be A Landmark, Ja?

Swedish American Hall Should Be A Landmark, Ja?

Designed by Swedish-born master architect August Nordin and built in 1907, the Swedish American Hall at 2168 Market Street is on its way to becoming an official San Francisco landmark. From the Planning Department’s Draft Landmark Designation report for the building, the renovation of which is nearing completion and... Read More »

Castro And Upper Market Corridor Concerns Spur Strategy Project

Castro And Upper Market Corridor Concerns Spur Strategy Project

While the Castro and Upper Market commercial corridor is currently the second most active business district in San Francisco, behind only Union Square, there are currently 28 vacant storefronts along the corridor and the retail vacancy rate is hovering around 7 percent, nearly twice the city’s overall average. And... Read More »

The Push To Landmark An At-Risk Market Street Tree

Seeking an “open aesthetic,” the buyer of 3066 Market Street, a speculative project which had been stalled mid-construction and ended up selling on the courthouse steps earlier this year, was planning to chop down the 75-foot-tall redwood tree in the backyard. Sponsored by Supervisor Wiener and recommended by San... Read More »

The Chips Don’t Fall In Chipotle’s Favor: Request Denied

The Chips Don’t Fall In Chipotle’s Favor: Request Denied

Following the Planning Department’s reasoning and recommendation, San Francisco’s Planning Commission has denied Chipotle’s application to renovate and occupy the empty one-story building at 2100 Market Street, formerly home to “Home” which vacated the building in 2011. Keep in mind that the Commission’s rejection of Chipotle’s request was based... Read More »

Beware The Renderings Of Giants

Beware The Renderings Of Giants

San Francisco’s Planning Commission will decide whether or not to approve Chipotle Mexican Grill’s application to renovate and open in the vacant Upper Market building at 2100 Market Street on Thursday, Chipotle’s rendering for which is presented above. In the words of an observant reader: “I like how the... Read More »

Chipotle’s Designs For Upper Market And Planning’s Opposition

Chipotle’s Designs For Upper Market And Planning’s Opposition

This week, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is set to review and vote on Chipotle’s request to renovate and occupy the vacant one-story building at 2100 Market Street which was last occupied by the restaurant “Home” two years ago. The project would not increase the exterior dimensions of the existing... Read More »

2299 Market As Proposed, Opposed, And Recommended By Planning

2299 Market As Proposed, Opposed, And Recommended By Planning

With objections ranging from its impact on pedestrians and bicycles (“circulation and safety issues”), to parking ratios (1:1 as proposed), to ground floor retail ceiling height, to how its affordable housing component will be handled (in-lieu versus onsite), the proposed design of 2299 Market is opposed by Castro Area... Read More »