Construction work is moving forward for 1580 Pacific Avenue, a six-story development rising on the northwest edge of Nob Hill, San Francisco. The project started by demolishing an existing commercial structure and surface parking. The new building will create 53 new homes, designed by San Francisco-based RG Architecture.
The 65-foot tall structure will create 90,130 square feet, with 59,880 square feet for residential space, 7,260 square feet for retail, and 6,300 square feet for the 32-car garage. Of the 53 homes, nine will be priced as affordable. Unit sizes will vary with one studio, 27 one-bedrooms, 21 two-bedrooms, and four three-bedrooms. The retail space will be split into three shops.
The development has benefited from the State Density Bonus program, increasing residential capacity by 35% above the base density.
The design contrasts two masses, visually breaking up the scale. Facade materials will include brick veneer, fiber cement lap siding, steel casing, and tiles.
JS Sullivan Development is responsible for the project, operating through JS Pacific Street Partners LLC. Construction is expected to cost over $10 million for completion, lasting 18 months from groundbreaking to completion. The location is bike and walk-friendly and is well-serviced by MUNI lines like 1, 12, 19, 27, 30X, 41, 45, and 49.