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For the Grace and Good of Western SoMa

For the Grace and Good of Western SoMa

Plans for a four-story, 45-foot tall building to rise on the Western SoMa through lot at 17 Grace Street, which fronts Washburn Street as well, are working their way through Planning and a variance hearing scheduled for next week. As designed, the proposed building would yield 11 residential units,... Read More »

Plans to Redevelop Gas Light Company’s Garden House Formalized

Plans to Redevelop Gas Light Company’s Garden House Formalized

As we first reported last year: With the redevelopment of the adjacent gas station site underway, plans to raze the historic San Francisco Gas Light Company’s former garden house and workshop at 3620 Buchanan Street, which shares a parcel and 75-foot-wide garden with the landmark Gas Light Company building... Read More »

Stirrings for Long-Shuttered Mission District Site

Stirrings for Long-Shuttered Mission District Site

With the redevelopment of Elbo Room moving closer to reality, we turn our attention to the long-shuttered furniture store space next door at 657 Valencia Street. Having sat empty for over a decade, plans to level the fire-damaged building are now actively under review. And as envisioned and theoretically... Read More »

Challenge of Elbo Room Redevelopment Slated to Fail

Challenge of Elbo Room Redevelopment Slated to Fail

The building permits for the proposed three-story addition and residential conversion of the two-story Elbo Room building at 645-647 Valencia Street have been requested and triaged. And the formal challenge filed by the owners of the 3-unit building behind the bar who were seeking to force a major redesign... Read More »

Mission District Parking Lot on the Market Touting Potential

Mission District Parking Lot on the Market Touting Potential

While plans for the Mission District parking lot parcel on the southeast corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street have yet to be drafted, much less formally proposed or approved by the City, the 7,122-square-foot parcel is now on the market with a $5.95 million price tag... Read More »

Out with the Old Jerusalem, in with a New Development

Out with the Old Jerusalem, in with a New Development

Plans to demolish the two-story building at 2976 Mission Street, which contains two 1900s-era residential units and a commercial space occupied by the Old Jerusalem restaurant, are in the works. And as proposed, a new six-story building would rise up to 64.5 feet in height across the Mission District... Read More »

Dogpatch Development Qualified for Streamlined Review

Dogpatch Development Qualified for Streamlined Review

Plans to demolish the two-story, mixed-use building at 603 Tennessee Street and build up to six stories in height across the site on the border of Dogpatch and Mission Bay have just qualified for a streamlined environmental review based on the parameters of the decade-old Eastern Neighborhoods Plan. As designed... Read More »

Ambitious Plans for Excavating and Infilling up in Potrero Hill

Ambitious Plans for Excavating and Infilling up in Potrero Hill

The 125-foot stretch of land between the Potrero Hill homes at 905 and 953 Kansas Street has never before been developed, perhaps because of the large rock outcropping which dominates the site. But said stretch is legally five developable parcels. And as newly envisioned, five modern buildings designed Dawson... Read More »

Oakland Warehouse Could Yield Units for Artists and More

Oakland Warehouse Could Yield Units for Artists and More

Big plans to redevelop the Uptown Oakland warehouse building at 537 24th Street, which is currently home to Jenkin Brothers and Acme Towing, and the adjacent undeveloped lot are in the works. As envisioned, a five-story addition would rise up to 74 feet in height over the existing building,... Read More »

Even Bigger Plans for the Shuttered Lucky Penny Site

Even Bigger Plans for the Shuttered Lucky Penny Site

While zoned for building up to 80 feet in height, the shuttered Lucky Penny parcel at 2670 Geary Boulevard is also only zoned for development’s of moderate density. And as such, plans a seven-story building, with 21 apartments over three stories of office space, a new ground floor commercial... Read More »