Articles by Andrew Nelson

UCSF Parnassus Heights campus new hospital overlooking Saunders Court, design concept from previous iteration, rendering by UCSF via Perkins Eastman

UCSF Parnassus Heights Housing and Hospital Proposal Approved, Sunset District, San Francisco

The Regents of the University of California, the governing body for the state-wide university system, has unanimously voted to approve a $3 billion 30-year development of the U.C. San Francisco Parnassus Heights campus in Sunset District, San Francisco. Herzog & de Meuron, with HDR as the architect of record, will design the medical facility expansion, including 1,263 residential units for students and hospital staff, a new hospital, and research buildings.

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277 27th Street, rendering courtesy HKS

Facade Nearly Complete at 277 27th Street, Northgate-Waverly, Oakland

Holland Partner Group is overseeing the construction of an 18-story residential building at 277 27th Street in Northgate-Waverly, bordering Downtown Oakland. A recent site visit shows construction has topped out, and most of the exterior facade is installed. Once complete, the apartment building, called VESPR or 24th and Harrison, will bring 405 apartments and 65,000 square feet of ground-level retail.

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21 North 21st Street, rendering courtesy First Community Housing

Renderings Out for 21 North 21st Street, Roosevelt Park, San Jose

Recent permits have shown activity for developing an eight-story affordable housing project at 21 North 21st Street in Roosevelt Park, within walking distance from Downtown San Jose. The development will produce 79 affordable housing units and one manager’s apartment. The First Community Housing organization is responsible for the project, known as the Roosevelt Park Apartments.

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