Twelve New Condos And One Less Gas Station As Proposed

Twelve New Condos And One Less Gas Station As Proposed

As proposed, the 76 station on the southwest corner of Lawton Street and 42nd Avenue in the Outer Sunset will be razed for a four-story development with twelve condos to rise. As designed by Ian Birchall and Associates, while the development would share a common backyard over the garage,... Read More »

The New Ninth

The New Ninth

The New Ninth Street LLC has submitted plans to build nine apartments above and behind the existing two-story building at 237 9th Street in Western SoMa. As proposed, three new floors and five residential units would be added above the commercial and office spacing fronting 9th Street, while a... Read More »

New Plans And Timing For An 18-Story Berkeley Tower

New Plans And Timing For An 18-Story Berkeley Tower

The designs for an 18-story building with over 300 apartments proposed to rise at 2211 Harold Way in Downtown Berkeley have been refined anew, shifting the building mass to address “urban design concerns about views” and adding a bit more glass, and removing balconies, for contrast. Fronting Harold Way,... Read More »

Potrero Hill’s Future East Slope And Serpentine Steps

Potrero Hill’s Future East Slope And Serpentine Steps

As we first reported last month, the development team behind the proposed 251-unit Potrero Hill development to rise below the 33-acre Potrero Terrace public housing site that’s to be rebuilt is aiming to secure approvals for the 1395 22nd Street project by the end of the year. If successful... Read More »

City Suing Prolific Tagger For $54K

City Suing Prolific Tagger For $54K

City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed suit against Cozy Terry, “a prolific and unrepentant graffiti vandal,” who is alleged to have caused nearly $90,000 in damage to public property over the past few years with her Coze, Coz and similar tags you’ve likely seen around town. Herrera’s office will... Read More »

The Robb Road Report

The Robb Road Report

The one acre Palo Alto parcel upon which the 8,300-square-foot nouveau French Manor sits at 890 Robb Road was purchased for $3.25 million in 2001, at which point a pedestrian 3,300-square-foot home with four bedrooms had sat on the site since 1973 and was subsequently razed. Designed by Sephen... Read More »

San Francisco And East Bay Employment Rocket To Record Highs

San Francisco And East Bay Employment Rocket To Record Highs

Having slipped by about a thousand in June, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job jumped by 6,500 in July and now totals a record 532,100, up 20,900 versus the same time last year and an increase of 95,400 since January 2010, a 22 percent... Read More »

Cesar Chavez Rising (Unless The Moratorium Is Passed)

Cesar Chavez Rising (Unless The Moratorium Is Passed)

The owner of the Mission District parcel at 3620 Cesar Chavez Street, upon which a single-story office building and parking lot for eight cars currently sits, has engaged Sternberg Benjamin Architects to explore redeveloping the site. And as proposed, a six-story building with 28 residential units, a little retail... Read More »

Infilling Presidio Heights

Infilling Presidio Heights

The 26-space parking lot on the northeast corner of California and Spruce could soon be history as plans to build a four-story building, with 12 condos over a 3,700 square foot retail space and garage parking for 20 cars, including 8 spaces for the medical building next door, have... Read More »

Planning Has A Problem With A Major Market Street Project

Planning Has A Problem With A Major Market Street Project

As proposed, the five-story Civic Center Hotel with 71 SRO and 81 Tourist rooms at 1601 Market Street, the Local 38 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union hall at 1621 Market, and the retail building at 1629‐1637 Market will be razed to make way for a 584-unit development (a mix of... Read More »