Articles Recently Tagged: Western SoMa Plan

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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 »

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 »

Plans for Studios to Rise on SoMa Car Wash Site Closer to Reality

Plans for Studios to Rise on SoMa Car Wash Site Closer to Reality

A gas station occupied the northeast corner of 10th and Harrison from 1949 through the 1960s. In 1969, the 10th Street Car Wash took over the Western SoMa site. And today, the City granted the proposed plans for a 67-unit building to rise up to 55 feet in height... Read More »

Western SoMa Infill Project Positioned for a Quick Start

Western SoMa Infill Project Positioned for a Quick Start

Leveraging the City’s adopted Western SoMa Community Plan, Equity Community Builders has been granted a plan-based exemption from having to complete a detailed environmental review for their proposed four-story development to rise on the parking lot parcel at 915 Minna Street. As we first reported earlier this year, the... Read More »

A Galvanizing SoMa Proposal

A Galvanizing SoMa Proposal

Plans to gut the San Francisco Galvanizing Works building at 1176 Harrison Street are in the works. And as proposed, a second floor would be added within the envelope of the existing building and the then 19,000-square-foot warehouse would be converted to office use. In general, the conversion of... Read More »

New Single-Room SoMa Rentals Closer to Reality, with a Twist

New Single-Room SoMa Rentals Closer to Reality, with a Twist

The plans to raze the Kung’s Trading Company building on the southeast corner of Folsom and Dore and construct a six-story structure on the site have been refined and are now one step closer to reality, having just been granted a neighborhood plan-based exception from having to complete an... Read More »

400-Square-Foot Two-Bedrooms Proposed, Planning Has Concerns

400-Square-Foot Two-Bedrooms Proposed, Planning Has Concerns

Panoramic Interests plans to raze the single-story industrial building at 333 12th Street and build up to seven stories and 274 apartments on the parcel and adjacent parking lot between Folsom and Harrison. As currently zoned, the Western SoMa site could support around 200 units of housing in buildings... 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 »

The Massings For A Not So Massive SoMa Development, By Design

The Massings For A Not So Massive SoMa Development, By Design

Rather than representing some ubermodern Sleeper-inspired design, the massings for the proposed SoMa development to rise on the corner of 9th and Howard are simply rendered to provide a sense of scale and context for the project. With a prominent parcel that’s only zoned for building up to 55... Read More »