Chinatown

1324-1326 Powell Street front view, elevation by Axis GFA

Plans Recommended for Approval of 1324-1326 Powell Street, Chinatown, San Francisco

The Planning Commission will review plans for the construction of a six-story mixed-use building at 1324-1326 Powell Street in Chinatown, San Francisco. The development will bring 17 units to a parcel containing a vacant structure. The city staff recommendation is for the planning commission to approve the project. Mahmoud Larizadeh is responsible for the development as the property owner.

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842 California St 3D View

New Construction Planned For 842 California Street In Chinatown, San Francisco

Construction permits have been submitted for new construction at 842 California Street in Chinatown, San Francisco. The project proposal includes the demolition and removal of four existing structures on the site. The four structures include two single-family homes, one three-unit residential apartment building, and one commercial building. Cass Calder Smith Architecture + Interiors is the architect managing the design and construction of the project.

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Portsmouth Square To Be Renovated In Downtown San Francisco

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.

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