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Eight Stories of Condos to Rise in Little Saigon Closer to Reality

Eight Stories of Condos to Rise in Little Saigon Closer to Reality

Plans to level the single-story Susan’s Massage, Four Seasons restaurant and Excellent Dry Cleaners building at the corner of Larkin and Olive, which have been in the works since 2015, could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next month. And as proposed by JS Sullivan Development and design,... Read More »

New Housing to Rise on Longtime North Oakland Restaurant Site

New Housing to Rise on Longtime North Oakland Restaurant Site

Plans to raze the shuttered North Oakland restaurant building at 5817 Shattuck Avenue, out of which Dorsey’s Locker had long served soul food before a brief stint as Blue Bay Bar & Grill, have been drawn. And if approved next week, a nine-unit apartment building designed by Larson Shores... Read More »

From Apartments to Hotel Rooms in the Tendernob as Proposed

From Apartments to Hotel Rooms in the Tendernob as Proposed

The approved plans for a 5-story building with 15 apartments to rise on the vacant lot at 824 Hyde Street, upon which the former 4-story Chatom Apartments building had stood prior to being destroyed by a fire back in 2010, have been abandoned. As we noted at the time... Read More »

Development Challenged for Looking Too Upscale

Development Challenged for Looking Too Upscale

Plans to level the former N&S Auto Body Shop at 1924 Mission Street and construct a new 80-foot-tall building, with 11 apartments over a ground floor retail space fronting Mission, are being challenged by “Our Mission No Eviction” which has requested a formal Discretionary Review (DR) of the development... Read More »

Plans to Gentrify Jingletown

Plans to Gentrify Jingletown

Plans to redevelop the old An-Fo Manufacturing Co building at 3129 Elmwood Avenue, on the edge of Oakland’s Jingletown, near the Fruitvale BART Station, have been approved. As envisioned, a conversion of – and addition to – the existing structure would yield a 30-unit residential development, with 9 studios,... Read More »

Plans to Build Higher on Harrison

Plans to Build Higher on Harrison

Plans to raze the two-story Fast Signs Building on the northwest corner of Harrison and Hawthorne Streets are in the works. And as proposed, a 14-story building, with 118 residential units over a garage for 26 cars, will rise up to 130 feet in height upon the 650 Harrison... Read More »

Go Eat in Your Room

Go Eat in Your Room

As we noted yesterday, the proposed eight units to replace the existing garage and storage rooms of the six-unit building at 4640 Balboa average 255 square feet apiece. But to be a bit more precise, the plans calls for adding seven studios averaging 240 square feet on the building’s... Read More »

Externalizing Parking to Double Density as Proposed

Externalizing Parking to Double Density as Proposed

Purchased as a six-unit apartment building with eight bedrooms and a six-car garage for $1.452 million in the first quarter of 2013, plans to add eight new apartments, with nine new bedrooms, at 4640 Balboa Street have been drafted and neighbors need not be worried about losing a view.... Read More »

Looking to Build Up in North Beach?

Looking to Build Up in North Beach?

Recently permitted to continue being used as a 14-car parking lot for another five years, after which the lot will have to be shuttered as the ongoing use doesn’t conform to the current zoning for the site, the North Beach parcel at 65 Fresno Street (and Romolo Place) is... Read More »

Plans for 115-Unit Tenderloin Development Revealed

Plans for 115-Unit Tenderloin Development Revealed

The formal application to level the two-story garage at 550 O’Farrell Street, out of which Hertz Rent a Car has been operating, has been submitted to the City for review. And as proposed, a 13-story building designed by Brick for Prabhas Kejriwal’s Sandhill O’Farrell LLC will rise up to... Read More »