Planning applications have been approved, and new building permits filed to renovate and expand the existing Mission Branch library at 300 Bartlett Street in San Francisco’s Mission District. The city-led proposal would modernize and increase the accessibility of the 107-year old building. The San Francisco Public Works is responsible for the design and application.
Articles by Andrew Nelson
An application has been filed requesting land use and development permits for a new mixed-use development nearby BART at 530-625 South Broadway Avenue, as part of the Orbisonia Heights project in Bay Point, Contra Costa County. The project will yield 345 units, retail, and a library to be built across three phases. The project developer and application have not been revealed, though the city did share a solicitation request years ago.
New renderings have been revealed for the 19-story mixed-use tower proposed for 530 Sansome Street in the Financial District of San Francisco. Proposed just a block from the Transamerica Pyramid, the new high-rise would demolish two buildings, retaining the function of an existing low-rise fire station and produce 200 new hotel guest rooms. Related is sponsoring the project through EQX Jackson SQ Holdco LLC with the San Francisco Bureau of Real Estate and the San Francisco Fire Department.
Pre-application permits have been filed for a new six-story 100% affordable housing complex at 80 Saratoga Avenue in Santa Clara. The proposal features 209 new residential units with parking. The Silicon Valley YMCA is listed as the project applicant. Senate Bill 35 will be used to speed up the review process thanks to the proximity to a major transit stop.
The St. Regis Museum Tower rises 484 feet over Yerba Buena Gardens to be the 36th tallest tower in the Bay Area planned or built. The mixed-use building has added 260 hotel rooms and 102 residential units to the San Francisco housing market in SoMa, along with the Museum for the African Diaspora. Skidmore Owings & Merrill is responsible for the design.