Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision, image courtesy UCSF

UCSF Opens Medical Facility at 490 Illinois Street, Mission Bay, San Francisco

A new medical facility has been opened for the University of California, San Francisco, at 490 Illinois Street, Mission Bay, San Francisco. The development expands upon an already-expansive campus of medical facilities run by the city university. The structure will contain the UCSF’s Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision, dedicated exclusively to research, teaching, and patient care services relating to eye care.

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19 North 2nd Street podium on left, tower to the right, image courtesy Anderson Architects

Slender Skyscraper Planned for 19 North 2nd Street, Downtown San Jose

Development permits have been filed for a 268-foot slender skyscraper at 19 North Second Street in downtown San Jose. This is the third time SF YIMBY is covering an Anderson Architects-design slender skyscraper in the Silicon Valley capital. Rising from a 9,375 square foot parcel, the structure will have a FAR of 1:19.7, making it one of the skinniest towers in the Bay Area.

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Looking north from S. First Street towards Knox-Goodrich Building and the proposed project

Renovation Plans For the Knox- Goodrich Building In San Jose

Preservation plans for the Knox- Goodrich Building at 34-36 South First Street, downtown San Jose, have been prepared. The proposed renovation includes retaining the three-story, 7900-square foot Knox-Goodrich Building while building an approximately 91,992-square foot, seven-story commercial building for office and retail uses west of, and internally connected to, the historic structure. The proposed new structure has a roof height of 86 feet, with rooftop projections reaching 99 feet. The project description is based on the Site Development Permit and Historic Preservation Permit drawings by Studio Current and Brick Inc.

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