Articles by Andrew Nelson

530 Howard Street aerial view, rendering by Pickard Chilton

Plans Surface for 71-Story Residential Tower in SoMa, San Francisco

Bayhill Ventures has announced plans for a new skyscraper at 530 Howard Street, overlooking San Francisco’s Salesforce Park. Initial plans shared with media this morning suggest the tower would stand 840 feet tall, making it the third tallest structure in the city skyline if built today and the second tallest in the city’s pipeline. Bayhill Ventures is a relatively new firm led by the former chief at Hines, Paul Paradis, and former president of the Sobrato Organization, Rob Hollister.

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556 Commercial Street, image by Google Street View

Renovation Proposed by Literary Non-Profit for 556 Commercial Street, Financial District, San Francisco

New plans have been filed to create a bookstore and event space inside the 115-year-old brick building at 556 Commercial Street in San Francisco’s Financial District. The application was filed on behalf of the Center for the Art of Translation, the property owner and a non-profit literary community that promotes and supports literary translation and translators.

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