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New SoMa Jail Will Displace McDonald’s, Perhaps Residents Too

New SoMa Jail Will Displace McDonald’s, Perhaps Residents Too

Another McDonald’s is slated to be razed in San Francisco, this time to make room for a new County Jail. As part of a larger program to relocate City agencies from San Francisco’s seismically deficient Hall of Justice at 850 Bryant Street, the proposed Detention Facility Project involves the... Read More »

From Rentals To Condos In Western SoMa And A Bay Window Debate

From Rentals To Condos In Western SoMa And A Bay Window Debate

Plans to the raze the Hertz car-rental building at 241 10th Street, across the street from the Saint Joseph’s Church project, are working their way through Planning.  And as proposed by JS Sullivan Development, a five-story building with 28 condos over 1,900-square-feet of commercial space and 17 off-street parking... Read More »

Plans For The Purple Building And Clubbers Crepes A-Go-Go

Plans For The Purple Building And Clubbers Crepes A-Go-Go

The plans for a 20-unit residential building to rise smack dab in middle of San Francisco’s 11th Street Club Corridor have been abandoned, but the “purple building” at 340 11th Street and adjacent Crepes a Go-Go pad are destined to be razed. The new plan for the two parcels,... Read More »

Modern Condos To Replace Western SoMa Parking Lots As Proposed

Modern Condos To Replace Western SoMa Parking Lots As Proposed

With the three Western SoMa parking lot parcels on the east side of 8th Street, between Folsom and Heron, on the market for $6.5 million, plans for a modern 38-unit building designed by RG-Architecture to rise on the site have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department for review.... Read More »

Big Vote For Beer Store Adjacent Micro-Units This Week

Big Vote For Beer Store Adjacent Micro-Units This Week

The proposed David Baker + Partners designed “micro-unit” building to rise up to six stories at 1178 Folsom Street, adjacent to the City Beer Store building at 1168 Folsom, is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week. As designed, the Western SoMa development would rise... Read More »

Plans For 76 Micro-Units And A Multi-Million Dollar Flip

Plans For 76 Micro-Units And A Multi-Million Dollar Flip

As we first reported last August: The long-standing 10th Street Car Wash at the corner of Harrison and 10th which has occupied the Western SoMa site since 1969 is in contract to be sold and plans to develop the parcel have just been submitted to Planning. As proposed, a five... Read More »

The Public Art To Adorn San Francisco’s First Micro-Unit Building

The Public Art To Adorn San Francisco’s First Micro-Unit Building

With the construction of Panoramic Interest’s 11-story building rising on the southwest corner of Mission and 9th Streets nearing completion, a building which includes a total of 160 market-rate units, of which 120 are “micro-units” as small as 274 square feet in size, it’s time to unveil the public art... Read More »

West SoMa Development Watch: 99 Rausch Refined

West SoMa Development Watch: 99 Rausch Refined

The cement plaster lattice which was originally intended to frame a phantom sixth floor on the corner of the proposed building to rise at Folsom and Rausch has been removed from the project’s final design, but otherwise the architecture for the development dubbed 99 Rausch remains fundamentally the same... Read More »

Designs For Micro-Units And More Adjacent To City Beer Store

Designs For Micro-Units And More Adjacent To City Beer Store

As we first reported last year, David Baker + Partners has been working on plans for 42 market-rate “micro-units” over ground-floor retail and a second floor of office space to be built at 1178 Folsom Street, adjacent to “the City Beer Store building” (aka 1168 Folsom Street) in western... Read More »

Folsom Street Rising: From CrossFit To Condos As Proposed

Folsom Street Rising: From CrossFit To Condos As Proposed

With CrossFit Golden Gate having recently relocated to Van Ness Avenue, plans to raze the warehouse building at 1228 Folsom Street, along with the two two-story buildings behind it fronting Clementina, have been submitted to Planning for review. As proposed, the three west SoMa parcels will be combined into... Read More »

Six-Story SoMa Development Dubbed 99 Rausch Slated For Approval

Six-Story SoMa Development Dubbed 99 Rausch Slated For Approval

The proposed six-story building to rise on the northwest corner of Folsom and Rausch, with 112 condos over 5,600 square feet of ground-floor retail fronting Folsom Street, is slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in three weeks time. Designed BAR Architects and dubbed 99 Rausch, which... Read More »

Designs And Timing For Proposed Folsom And Dore Development

Designs And Timing For Proposed Folsom And Dore Development

As we first reported a few months ago, plans to raze the existing Kung’s Trading Co. building on the southeast corner of Folsom and Dore and construct a seven-story building on the site are working their way through Planning. The proposed development would reach a height of 65 feet at... Read More »

“Groundbreaking” News For 410-Unit SoMa Development

“Groundbreaking” News For 410-Unit SoMa Development

While the ground was actually broken earlier this year and the construction crews have been working away for months, the ceremonial groundbreaking for the 350 8th Apartments project to rise on the former three-acre bus depot at 8th and Harrison is next week. Along with a bit of commercial, retail and... Read More »

Clearing The Way For A Shack And School In Western SoMa

Clearing The Way For A Shack And School In Western SoMa

San Francisco’s Supervisors are slated to undo a couple of recently adopted neighborhood prohibitions this afternoon, clearing the way for drag impresario Heklina to re-open the former Caliente Club space at 298 11th Street as the “T-Shack,” establishing a permanent home for her cabaret theater and Trannyshack revival. The... Read More »

Folsom Street Club Expansion, “Calle-Once” In The Works

Folsom Street Club Expansion, “Calle-Once” In The Works

The liquor license is pending.  And if the ambitious plans are approved next month, a new partial third floor and 1,200-square-foot outdoor deck will be added atop the old Paradise Lounge at the corner of Folsom and 11th and the club along Western SoMa’s 11th Street Corridor will re-open as “Calle-Once,” with... Read More »