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Plans to Raze a Few Restaurants and Clubs for Housing to Rise

Plans to Raze a Few Restaurants and Clubs for Housing to Rise

Plans to raze four buildings on the northwest corner of Folsom and Russ, including the current homes of Deli Board, Fondue Cowboy and Alchemy/Catalyst at 1060 Folsom, have been granted priority processing and are working their way through Planning. And as proposed, a new six-story building designed by Goldman... Read More »

West SoMa Building on the Market, Touting Hope for a High-Rise

West SoMa Building on the Market, Touting Hope for a High-Rise

Built in 1942, the former Leemah Electronics building at 1301 Folsom Street, on the southeast corner of Ninth, traded hands for $8.5 million in early 2014. And earlier this year, plans to completely renovate and convert the 36,000-square-foot structure into a LEED Platinum, Net-Zero Energy office building, at an... Read More »

Eagle Plaza Development Delayed

Eagle Plaza Development Delayed

Originally expected to break ground by the end of the year, the building permit for the 136-unit development approved to rise at 1532 Harrison Street, across from the Eagle and adjacent to the proposed 200 unit micro-unit project to rise up to eight stories in height at 333 12th... Read More »

Macro Development of Micro-Units Closer to Reality in Western SoMa

Macro Development of Micro-Units Closer to Reality in Western SoMa

Plans for a development of 200 micro-apartments to rise up to eight stories in height at 333 12th Street, on the western edge of SoMa between Folsom and Harrison, are closer to becoming reality, with the project having just been granted a Western SoMa Plan-based exemption from having to... Read More »

Western SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality but on Shaky Ground

Western SoMa Infill Project Closer to Reality but on Shaky Ground

While the Planning Commission hearing for the proposed 24-unit building to rise up to six stories in height at 1228 Folsom Street has been delayed until the first week of January, the project has just been granted its Western SoMa Neighborhood Plan-based exemption from having to complete a resource... Read More »

Redevelopment of Prominent SoMa Corner Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of Prominent SoMa Corner Closer to Reality

It was nearly twenty years ago that San Francisco’s Planning Department first authorized the theoretical conversion of the gas station parcel on northeast corner of Howard and 9th Street which is zoned for development up to 55 feet in height. Two years ago, preliminary plans for razing the existing... Read More »

Sixth Street Rising: Insert Eight or Nine Stories Here

Sixth Street Rising: Insert Eight or Nine Stories Here

Approved for a 5-story building with 36 condos over a ground floor of commercial space back in 2009, but then waylaid by a stated inability to secure financing, new plans for a 9-story building with 102 single-room occupancy (SRO) units, each with its own kitchenette and bathroom, to rise... Read More »

Infilling Western SoMa

Infilling Western SoMa

Plans to level the two-story Auto Trust Services building at 255 Shipley Street have been drafted. And as proposed, a modern four-story building designed by Natoma Architects will rise across the Western SoMa site with 24 condos and parking for six cars. The development would stretch from Shipley to... Read More »

Insert Eight Stories Here

Insert Eight Stories Here

A developer recently met with San Francisco’s Planning Department to discuss the potential for an eight-story building with up to 22 condos to rise behind the existing façade of the vacant two-story City Paints building at 1088 Howard Street and to convert the Western SoMa building’s parking lot into... Read More »

Folsom Street Rising: Six Stories in Western SoMa Closer to Reality

Folsom Street Rising: Six Stories in Western SoMa Closer to Reality

The Planning Commission hearing for a proposed 24-unit building to rise up to six stories in height at 1228 Folsom Street has been slated for October 13. As we first reported about the Western SoMa project back in 2014, the proposed development would stretch from Folsom to Clementina Street,... Read More »