Articles by Andrew Nelson

Permits Filed for Storage Facility at 2390 Mariner Square Drive, Marina Village, Alameda

Permits have been filed to construct a new five-story storage facility at 2390 Mariner Square Driver, Marina Village, overlooking the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland. The 72-foot tall structure will yield 110,844 square feet to the Alameda island, though it will likely also appeal to Oakland residents. Banner Real Estate Group is responsible for the development.

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Construction Tops Out for 3001 24th Street Senior Housing, Mission District, San Francisco

Construction has topped out for the five-story affordable housing project at 3001 24th Street in the Mission District of San Francisco. The project will provide 45 new units for senior citizens in a retail and transit-rich thoroughfare. Mission Neighborhood Centers and Mercy Housing are responsible for the development, after purchasing it from Pepsico nearly twenty-five years ago.

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Exterior view of the KQED headquarters at Mariposa and Bryant Streets in San Francisco. Community, transparency, collaboration and innovation are at the heart of EHDD’s design. Rendering courtesy of EHDD Architects

Facade Spotted on KQED’s HQ Renovation at 2601 Mariposa Street, Mission, San Francisco

Construction is moving swiftly for the revamped KQED headquarters. The long-time home for the iconic Bay Area-based media station at 2601 Mariposa Street, Mission District, is redefining itself to accommodate for their significant growth since purchasing the lot in 1992. While their personality and care for broadcasts have endeared them to the public, their new design invites the public inside. EHDD Architects, also known for the Exploratorium at Pier 15, are responsible for the design.

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1001 Van Ness, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Facade Installation Underway for 1001 Van Ness Avenue, Fillmore District, San Francisco

Construction is progressing at a steady pace for 1001 Van Ness Avenue, a thirteen-story mixed-use tower in the Fillmore District. The building will be a substantial contribution to one of the hottest thoroughfare markets in the city, the Hub area, from which it is less than a mile away. The block-wide structure will be opened up as an assisted senior living center with ground-floor retail. The design is by Handel Architects.

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