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Transamerica Pyramid seen from Montgomery and Green Street, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

YIMBY Visits Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco

Last week, YIMBY was given an exclusive tour of the Transamerica Pyramid, showcasing the progress of renovations designed by the internationally acclaimed Foster + Partners. The revamp is led by New York-based developer SHVO, with funding from Deutsche Finance Group. The iconic San Francisco skyscraper is now expected to fully reopen this September, just over a year and a half after the official groundbreaking.

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730 Stanyan Street seen from Golden Gate Park, image by author

Facade Installation Underway for 730 Stanyan Street in Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco

Concrete has topped out with facade installation underway for the eight-story affordable housing complex at 730 Stanyan Street in Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco. The white and gray precast panels showcase the design from the influential architecture studio, OMA. Once complete, there will be 160 new permanently affordable apartments, retail, community space, and a childcare facility next to Amoeba Music, Whole Foods, and Golden Gate Park.

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