758-772 Pacific Avenue, image by Google Satellite

15-Story Affordable Housing Proposed in Chinatown, San Francisco

Updated plans have surfaced for a 15-story affordable housing tower to rise at 758 and 772 Pacific Avenue in San Francisco’s Chinatown. The city purchased the property in 2017 after a campaign by the late Rose Pak, an influential political activist for the neighborhood. While initial plans considered building between 50 and 80 units on the lot, this recent application has proposed constructing 175 apartments and a new banquet hall.

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Hilton Hotel Porte-Cochère existing condition seen from across Kearny, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Updated Facade Revealed for 750 Kearny Street Porte-Cochère After Bridge Removal

New illustrations have been revealed and permits filed for the redesigned porte-cochère entrance for the Hilton hotel at 750 Kearny Street, located on the border of Chinatown and the Financial District in San Francisco. The exterior will be renovated once crews remove the Kearny Street pedestrian bridge. Demolition is expected to start later this year with the start of the $66 million Portsmouth Square improvement project.

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