Updated plans have been filed with new elevations for 1526 Powell Street, in Russian Hill, San Francisco. The project will make adaptive reuse of the existing facade distinctively painted for the John J. Delucchi Sheet Metal Works while creating up to 20 apartments. JS Sullivan Development is the project applicant.
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Construction work has begun on the renovation of San Francisco’s most iconic skyscraper, the Transamerica Pyramid. The project is led by the New York City-based property owner, SHVO, with design by Foster + Partners. Focused on the public open space and the pyramid’s interiors, phase one will reemphasize the iconic modernist design inside, update the offices, increase on-site amenities, and lease 45,000 square feet for a Manhattan-based elite social club, all in a bid to elevate the pyramid from a visual marvel into a magnetic destination for both tenants and the public.
Construction has topped out and scaffolding removed for 1064 Mission Street, a six-story permanent supportive housing project in SoMa, San Francisco. The building will soon open with 256 studio apartments for adults and seniors in the city. 1064 Mission is a joint venture with the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, Mercy Housing, and the Episcopal Community Services.
Construction funding has been secured for 1330 South Bascom Avenue, a large eight-story multi-family building in west San Jose. The development team received $284 million from an Australian pension and retirement fund to build The Maxwell, the nearly six hundred unit apartment component of the transit-oriented South Bascom Gateway Station masterplan. Newmark announced in a press release that construction is expected to start by the end of the month.
Construction work is underway for the first phase of 960 Howard Street, located across from 5M in SoMa, San Francisco. The crews are working on a three-story office building, which may be capped by a proposed residential tower. oWOW, an Oakland-based firm, is responsible for the project architect and developer.