The Marriott Marquis at 55 Fourth Street in SoMa is the 47th tallest tower in SFYIMBY’s Countdown of the 52 tallest buildings planned or built in the Bay Area. This asymmetrical tower stands as the most prominent postmodernist skyscraper in the city and an enduring icon in the skyline. The hotel was completed in 1989 with a rooftop height of 436 feet.
Articles by Andrew Nelson
New development plans have been released for Cambrian Plaza Park, a mixed-use multi-structure proposal for 14200 & 14420 Union Avenue in Willow Glen, San Jose. The development includes three main buildings surrounded by 48 new single-family houses and 25 three-story townhouses. Weingarten Realty Investors is responsible for the project as the property owner.
Planning permits have been approved to construct a three-story residential building at 5482 Carlson Drive in East Sacramento. The project will bring ten residential units across a 0.3-acre parcel. Black Label Development is sponsoring the development, while Sacramento-based Ikon Homes are the property owner.
New renderings have been revealed ahead of the planning commission meeting for 3896 Stevens Creek Boulevard, on the north edge of the West Valley neighborhood in San Jose. The new proposal will be a sizable addition, providing office space and a health club to Stevens Creek and Saratoga Avenue’s retail-rich intersection. Cypress Equities is the developer for the project.
Demolition permits have been filed for a fifteen-unit former public housing building at 2530 9th Avenue, which has been in disuse since 2005 in Bella Vista, Oakland. While future construction plans do not exist yet,…