No Sale For Upper Market Penthouse Despite Sub-2014 Price

No Sale For Upper Market Penthouse Despite Sub-2014 Price

Purchased for $949,000 a year ago last week, the one-bedroom condo #504 atop The Century at 2200 Market Street has been on the market for three months asking $899,000. Yesterday, the listing for #504 was withdrawn from the MLS without a reported sale. A sale at asking would have... Read More »

Esherick Designed Larsen House Suddenly Back On The Market

Esherick Designed Larsen House Suddenly Back On The Market

Designed by renowned architect Joseph Esherick and built in 1962, the Mid-Century Modern “Larsen House” at 2610 Scott Street traded hands for the first time six months ago, having been listed for $9.75 million and fetching $11.75 million or roughly $2,525 per square foot. And yesterday, the “exquisite and... Read More »

San Francisco Area Home And Condo Values Hit All-Time Highs

San Francisco Area Home And Condo Values Hit All-Time Highs

Single-family home and condominium values within the San Francisco MSA hit all-time highs in February, with home values jumping 2 percent and condos gaining 1.3 percent, according to the latest S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index. The San Francisco index for single-family homes is currently running 9.8 percent higher on... Read More »

Monster Home Legislation Invoked In Appeal Of Modern Infill Project

Monster Home Legislation Invoked In Appeal Of Modern Infill Project

Plans for a modern 3,100-square-foot home designed by Dumican Mosey Architects to be squeezed into the narrow, down-sloping lot at 1055 Ashbury Street have been approved, plans which yield around 700 square feet of living space per floor (not including the garage). And while the project is quietly on... Read More »

Belvedere Island Landfall Estate Listed For $12.998 Million

Belvedere Island Landfall Estate Listed For $12.998 Million

Built in 1892 as the “honeymoon cottage” for Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Winthrop Bridge, a cottage at which to spend summers and weekends away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco, the Belvedere Island estate dubbed “Landfall” has since been remodeled and expanded to a little over 5,000... Read More »

Market Street Plaza And Chipotle Lovers Take Note

Market Street Plaza And Chipotle Lovers Take Note

It’s mixed news for lovers of the plaza adjacent to 525 Market Street as barricades have been installed and the area will be closed to the public through the end of the year. But when it reopens following its makeover, the remodeled plaza will include more space for sitting... Read More »

Modern Nob Hill “One-Bedroom” Fetches $2.3M

Modern Nob Hill “One-Bedroom” Fetches $2.3M

Technically a two-bedroom, the 1,838-square-foot corner unit #806 at the Comstock (1333 Jones) was reconfigured and remodeled with a glass wall and shades between the second bedroom and living room, and the modern “one-bedroom” returned to the market listed for $2.495 million early last month. Late last week, the... Read More »

Permit To Bulldoze Elbo Room Has Been Requested

Permit To Bulldoze Elbo Room Has Been Requested

The owners of the corner building at 645 Valencia which is currently home to the Elbo Room, the iconic Mission District club whose lease will end on November 1, have submitted their application for a permit to demolish the building along with an application for the permit to build... Read More »

$600K Under Asking For Remodeled Ashbury Heights Home

$600K Under Asking For Remodeled Ashbury Heights Home

Listed for $3.995 million in February, the asking price for the fully-remodeled Ashbury Heights home at 908 Ashbury was reduced to $3.595 million after three weeks on the market and the sale has now closed escrow with a reported contract price of $3.4 million. Purchased for $2.75 million in... Read More »

Dogpatch Development Ready For Hearing And Dogfight

Dogpatch Development Ready For Hearing And Dogfight

Facing a bit of opposition from a fellow architect and neighbors who reside in the Dogpatch building to the north at 755 Tennessee, a building which was designed by Sternberg Benjamin as well, the proposed five-story building to rise on the northeast corner of 19th and Tennessee is slated to... Read More »

New Plans To Transform Prominent Market Street Site

New Plans To Transform Prominent Market Street Site

With the sale of the 1965 Market Street site having closed escrow, the plans for an 88-unit building to rise up to 85-feet (eight stories) in height behind the existing stucco façades at the intersection of Market and Duboce, and up to 50-feet in height atop the site’s parking... Read More »

Calling All Kings (And Queens)

Calling All Kings (And Queens)

Purchased for $330,000 in 2012, the sale of the two-unit Bayview “castle” at 53-55 Pomona Street, which has just been listed for $995,000, will likely make a headline or two when it closes escrow. But keep in mind the property sold for $880,000 in 2006 as well, a fact... Read More »

Settlement Reached To Allow Overlook Project To Proceed

Settlement Reached To Allow Overlook Project To Proceed

Approved for development in early 2013, the San Francisco Overlook Project was designed to include a total 34-units, a mix of 24 duplexes and 10 townhomes, on the western slope of Mount Sutro at the end of Crestmont Drive. A dispute with the existing Mount Sutro Wood Owners Association,... Read More »

Uptown Giant Burgers Site For Sale With Approved Plans

Uptown Giant Burgers Site For Sale With Approved Plans

With approved plans for a nine-story building to rise on the corner, the former Giant Burgers site, which has recently been remodeled and re-opened as “Space Burger,” at Telegraph Avenue and 22nd Street in Oakland’s Uptown is back on the market and seeking a buyer interested in redeveloping the... 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 »