Articles by Andrew Nelson

30 Van Ness Avenue, design by Solomon Cordwell Buenz . Rendering by Steelblue

Crane Sections Delivered for 47-Story Tower at 30 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

Several sections of a construction crane have been delivered yesterday afternoon to 30 Van Ness Avenue, a recently-cleared lot in San Francisco’s Civic Center. Crews finished demolition of the five-story office building this January, and now the site is primed for excavation of the city’s tallest skyscraper in the Hub, and the second tallest in the city after the Transbay Parcel F by Hines and Urban Pacific. Australia-based multinational real estate company Lendlease is the developer and contractor of the 47-story mixed-use proposal.

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Iron Horse Village at 3401 Crow Canyon Road site-map, rendering by WHA

Proposed Housing for Iron Horse Village along Crow Canyon Road in San Ramon

Conceptual plans have been published for the 117-unit residential project at 3401 Crow Canyon Road in San Ramon, Contra Costa County. The proposal, dubbed the Iron Horse Village, would replace commercial buildings with low-density detached and attached housing. Nearon Enterprises, an investment company, based in Walnut Creek, is listed as the property owner. Lennar is the project developer.

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Serif SF, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

YIMBY Visits Serif SF and LINE Hotel at 950 Market Street, San Francisco

Last week, YIMBY toured Serif SF to visit the newly opening Solarium rooftop deck on top of the newest apartment addition to San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood. Sales have already started, with units selling at $560,000, while the LINE Hotel is preparing to open with 232 guest rooms this September. The project is the work of L37 Partners, with architecture by Handel.

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