Articles by Andrew Nelson

Oceanwide Center, design by Foster + Partners with Heller Manus Architects

Oceanwide Center’s Construction Pauses Temporarily

Reporting by the San Francisco Business Times reveals that Oceanwide Holdings have paused construction for the much-anticipated Oceanwide Center at 50 1st Street in SoMa, San Francisco. While crews have recently completed the foundation, this announcement makes clear that the structure will not be rising soon. Once resumed, it becomes the second tallest building in Northern California and fourth tallest in the state.

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Addition to 16 Powerhouse at 1612 P Street, by LPAS Architecture and Design

Residential Expansion to 16 Powerhouse, Midtown, Sacramento

Permits have been filed for a residential expansion at 1612 P Street, right near the border of Midtown and Downtown Sacramento. The project will add 23 new apartments beside a five-year-old building named the 16 Powerhouse. Demmon Partners are responsible for the addition after purchasing 16 Powerhouse for $32.5 million and the underdeveloped parcel at 1612 P for just under $1.5 million.

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1100 Van Ness Addition

Expanded Laboratory for New Sutter Health Building at Polk Gulch, San Francisco

New permits have been filed to expand laboratory space within the recently-completed Sutter Health Building in the Polk Gulch neighborhood near San Francisco’s City Hall. The facilities at 1100 Van Ness Avenue opened in May of last year. The nearly half a million-square-foot structure will soon see work on a new clinical laboratory, offices, and general facilities for the University of California San Francisco.

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Front elevation of 369 MacArthur Boulevard, drawing by AB Design Studio

Permits Filed to Expand 369 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland

In the spirit of switching things up after Halloween, an abandoned house fit for a novel will be given a second life. Permits have been filed to rehabilitate and expand upon the shingled building at 369 MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland’s Adams Point neighborhood. The project will provide four new units, with Santa Barbara-based AB Design Studio in charge of the design and preservation.

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