Construction is moving along for Celeste at 401 Cypress Avenue in South San Francisco, San Mateo County. Devcon Construction, the general contractor, has completed the concrete podium is now about halfway up to the eight-story pinnacle. The concrete and wood site overlooks the already-opened Bell South City apartments, built by the same developer, Sares Regis Group.Read More
The preliminary project assessment application has been filed for a nine-story affordable housing proposal at 1515 South Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco’s Mission District. The plans use the State Density Bonus program to create 170 new homes just two blocks from BART. The Chinatown Community Development Center and the Mission Economic Development Agency are joint developers.
A study session has been requested for a residential project proposed at 795 Willow Road in Menlo Park. The project proposal includes the development of a three-story residential building, offering onsite amenities, landscaped areas, and parking. MidPen Housing is the project developer.
New renderings have been published for the two affordable housing projects at 200 Folsom Street in the East Cut, San Francisco. Amended plans for Transbay Block 2 are scheduled for a public review by the city’s Planning Commission for next week on December 1st. As well, new building permits have now been filed for the 17-story Transbay Block 2 East, being developed by Mercy Housing. Transbay Block 2 West is being developed by the Chinatown Community Development Center.
Reduced plans have been filed for the two-tower residential proposal at 655 4th Street, located across from the Caltrain Station in SoMa, San Francisco. Since the initial application this summer, the project capacity has shrunk from 1,148 to 1,096 units. Massing for the two towers has also shifted, with one now taller than the other. Architectural details remain undepicted with massing illustrations drafted by Solomon Cordwell Buenz, though the firm has published some revealing comments from the design review findings.