Articles by Andrew Nelson

Parcel F Tower, design by Pelli Clarke Pelli with rendering by SteelBlue

Project Highlight: The Transbay Parcel F Tower at 550 Howard Street

Across the Bay Area, an array of large and significant projects have been progressing in the background, or with semi-recent news from before, we started SF YIMBY last month. 550 Howard Street in SoMa is one such project, and it’s a big one. Its construction permits were approved In mid-January of this year, clearing the way for the fourth tallest skyscraper in the Bay Area. Once complete, it will stand beside the Transbay Terminal 800 feet tall, designed by the Salesforce Tower’s same firm, Pelli Clarke Pelli.

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440 Geary Street, via Google Street View

New Hotel-to-Homeless Housing Planned at 440 Geary Street, Nob Hill, San Francisco

Permits have been filed by the Episcopal Community Services in partnership with the City to convert a seven-story hotel at 440 Geary Street into a permanent housing shelter. This follows permits in September to transform the hotel at 1000 Sutter Street, both of which are funded by the same SF Homekey program. This purchase cost $29.1 million following a recent declaration for more funding by Governor Gavin Newsom.

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