Articles by Andrew Nelson

1236 Carroll Avenue overview, image via San Francisco Public Works

New San Francisco Fire Department Training Facility Proposed for 1236 Carroll Avenue, Hunters Point

San Francisco is planning to build a new Fire Department Training Facility at 1236 Carroll Avenue in Hunters Point. The project has just received approval by the City, with the Mayor having signed legislation for the property acquisition. It will replace the existing facilities at 2310 Folsom Street, and on Treasure Island at 649 Avenue N. The San Francisco Department of Public Works is responsible for the design.

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714 Steiner Street with San Francisco in the background, photo by Rob Jordan

Famed San Francisco Painted Lady Hits the Market for $3.55 Million

The Pink Painted Lady on Postcard Row has hit the market again. 714 Steiner Street was purchased by Leah Culver, a senior Twitter engineer in January of 2020. Culver shared her efforts to renovate the project on social media, along with approved permits to restore the project with design by David Armour Architecture. Now, the San Francisco landmark is on the market again for $3.55 million, the same price it sold for over two years ago.

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China Basin Park overhead view, rendering courtesy Mission Rock Partners

Construction Starts for China Basin Park, Facade Rising on Block B in Mission Rock, San Francisco

Mission Rock Partners has officially launched construction for the China Basin Park with a groundbreaking ceremony on San Francisco’s Mission Bay waterfront. The park is one of Mission Rock’s most highly anticipated public assets, five acres of waterfront open space shaped by community input and designed by SCAPE Landscape Architecture. Mission Rock Partners is a joint venture with the Giants, the Port of San Francisco, and Tishman Speyer.

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