Construction has officially started on the Potrero Power Station development in Dogpatch, San Francisco, following yesterday’s groundbreaking ceremony. With Mayor London Breed in attendance, the event marks the beginning of a 29-acre redevelopment that will open up a portion of the city’s eastern waterfront to the public with 5.3 million square feet of offices, housing, and retail around public parks and transit featuring designs by Foster + Partners and Herzog & de Meuron. California Barrel Company of Associate Capital is responsible for the development.
Mayor London Breed
A new apartment complex has reached its successful completion at 1150 3rd Street in Mission Bay. The affordable housing complex is given its name in honor of the late former mayor, Edwin M. Lee, and will offer housing to unhoused veterans and low-income families. OCII, Chinatown Community Development Center, and Swords to Plowshares, a veteran-focused nonprofit worked together to develop the property. Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects, Saida + Sullivan Design Partners are the architects responsible for design and construction.
Rapid progress has been made across the four acres between Mission, Fifth, and Howard streets for the 5M mixed-use project in SoMa, San Francisco. Facade installation has passed the halfway point for the 395-foot office building at 415 Natoma Street, while the 20-story residential tower at 434 Minna Street has just three floors left to be covered. A groundbreaking event for the new Mary Court park occurred last Thursday with Mayor London Breed and Brookfield Properties in attendance.
The wood structure is starting to rise for the four-story residential development at 410 China Basin Street in Mission Bay, San Francisco. The project, dubbed Block 9 in the neighborhood master plan, broke ground in November of last year, with the event announced by Mayor London Breed. BRIDGE and Community Housing Partnership are joint developers for the project.
The Plan Code Amendments from San Francisco’s Small Business Recovery Act have been submitted to the Planning Department. The application comes directly from the office of Mayor London Breed. The proposed legislation includes amendments to reduce bureaucracy, save time for small businesses, and support individuals and institutions working in arts and culture. The application has been received and is now pending review.