Permits have been filed for a new gymnasium for the Lycee Francais de San Francisco school at 735 Ashbury Street in Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco. The location is between Waller Street and Frederick Street. The MUNI light rail station at Carle Street and Cole Street is approximately four blocks away.
Articles by Colin LeStourgeon
Permits have been filed to expand residential space at 129 Green Street in Jackson Square, San Francisco. The lot sits between Sansome Street and Battery Street. It is within walking distance of downtown San Francisco and the Muni Metro light rail station at Embarcadero and Greenwich Street. Neighborhood highlights include the Coit Tower just five blocks away, and the Exploratorium at Pier 15, three blocks east.
Permits have been filed to renovate and expand the office building at 1130 K Street in Downtown Sacramento. The lot recently sold for just under $20 million. These plans call to modernize the existing four-story offices and expand vertically by two more floors.
Permits have been filed to add six new units at 940 and 942 Hayes Street in Hayes Valley, San Francisco. The site is just half a block from the large Alamo Square, providing nice green space by the landmark Painted Ladies. The address is located between Steiner Street and Fillmore Street. The MUNI light rail station at Duboce Avenue and Church Street is eight blocks away.
A presentation to San Francisco’s Civic Design Review Committee has revealed renderings for a revamped Portsmouth Square in Chinatown, San Francisco. Much will be changed, though the most significant additions will be a new building and redesigned playground. The park is central to the district’s community as a gathering point and destination for those visiting. I have fond memories of my first time seeing 838 Grant Avenue’s imposing facade and circular windows, awakening my appreciation for the breadth of urban architecture. Reporting from KQED this May details the project’s years-long saga of incremental progress, concluding that this proposal’s future is uncertain. This new presentation in front of the CDRC represents new fuel for its realization.