Tidal House view from adjacent open space, rendering by Hayes Davidson

YIMBY Visits Treasure Island, San Francisco

A recent site visit to Treasure Island by YIMBY reveals significant progress has been made for the region’s most active construction project. Cranes and rising concrete have only started to divulge the scale of the 405-acre vision, nearly three decades in the making, that will redevelop San Francisco’s storied artificial island with a mixed-use urban neighborhood populated by around eight thousand homes. The Treasure Island Community Development joint venture sponsors the project.

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231 Grant Avenue with street activity, rendering courtesy VMWP

Housing For Teachers And Staff Members Planned At 231 Grant Avenue In Palo Alto, Santa Clara County

A new housing project has been approved for construction at 231 Grant Avenue in Mayfield District, Palo Alto. The project proposal includes building 110 apartments for teachers and staff members at Santa Clara and San Mateo County schools. The project is sponsored by the County of Santa Clara, Facebook, the City of Palo Alto, and participating school districts in Santa Clara County. Mercy Housing California and Abode Communities are managing the development. Van Meter Williams Pollack LLC is responsible for the designs.

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145 19th Street

Building Permits Filed For 145 19th Avenue, Richmond, San Francisco

Building permits have been submitted seeking the approval of remodeling a residence at 145 19th Street in Richmond, San Francisco. The project proposal includes the modification of the existing building with a rear addition. The project also includes interior renovations on the first and second floors. Gutierrez Associates Architects is responsible for the remodeling designs.

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