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Hearings For 2,000 Units Of Housing This Week

Hearings For 2,000 Units Of Housing This Week

The public hearings to review the Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs) for the proposed 320-unit development to rise up to 4-stories at 1601 Mariposa Street, at the base of Potrero Hill, and the master plan for redeveloping the 49-acre Sunnydale public housing complex in Visitacion Valley, the largest public housing... Read More »

Master Plan For SF’s Largest Public Housing Site Ready For Review

Master Plan For SF’s Largest Public Housing Site Ready For Review

Built as housing for wartime ship builders in 1941 and now San Francisco’s largest, and perhaps most infamous, public housing complex, with nearly 800 run-down units across its 49-acre site, the HOPE-ful master plan for razing and redeveloping the Sunnydale-Velasco public housing complex is ready for its formal environmental review... Read More »

The New Heights Of Homes To Rise In Visitacion Valley

The New Heights Of Homes To Rise In Visitacion Valley

The details of Urban Paragon’s revised plans for redeveloping the former Schlage Lock site in Visitacion Valley are starting to emerge. The exact number of proposed residential units to rise is now 1,679 (up from 1,250) while the amount of retail space has dropped from 105,000 to 46,700 square... Read More »

Visitacion Valley Unlocked: Schlage Redevelopment Ready To Roll

Visitacion Valley Unlocked: Schlage Redevelopment Ready To Roll

The old Schlage Lock factory along Bayshore Boulevard closed in 1999, was left derelict for a decade, and was finally razed in 2009 in order to make way for a 20-acre transit village to rise. Waylaid by the Great Recession and Governor Jerry Brown’s shuttering of local redevelopment agencies... Read More »

Big Plans To Redevelop San Francisco’s Largest Public Housing Site

Big Plans To Redevelop San Francisco’s Largest Public Housing Site

Waylaid by the economy, the HOPE-ful plan to demolish the existing Sunnydale and Velasco public housing complexes in Visitacion Valley, the largest public housing community in the City of San Francisco, and construct a mix of public, affordable, and market rate housing upon the 49-acre site is starting to... Read More »

Schlage Buildings Are Razed So Visitacion Valley Can Rise

Schlage Buildings Are Razed So Visitacion Valley Can Rise

As the former Schlage Lock Factory site looked in April above, as it looks today below. And another update on the site in specific, and Visitacion Valley redevelopment in general, by way of a plugged-in tipster: Except for the original office building (which will be retrofitted and ultimately adapted... Read More »

Neighbor(hood) Perspective: Happily Ensconced In Visitacion Valley

Neighbor(hood) Perspective: Happily Ensconced In Visitacion Valley

From a plugged-in reader happily ensconced in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley: Nine safe years in my 1907 Victorian across 101 on Goettingen Street. Bay Views, Mountain View, ten minute walk to McLaren Park, one of the city’s most under-appreciated amazing parks. The demographic of Valley, which is just... Read More »