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San Francisco’s most and least expensive homes this week

Sea Cliff and Forest Knolls take top honors A lot can happen in a week on San Francisco’s molten-hot housing market. To keep caught up, every Friday Curbed SF examines the High & the Low, a look at the single most and least expensive publicly listed homes sold in San Francisco over the last seven days. Show More Summary

The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Bay Bridge that never was

“Here is your bridge: Steel the sinews, buried in the flesh—concrete!” Photo via SF Public Library School children in 1953 look at Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Butterfly Bridge” model, with two spans running side by side. Editor's Note: This...Show More Summary

San Jose considers tiny homes for homeless in bid to appease NIMBYs

Designs range from sloped-roof units to rows of rhomboid shelter On Monday, San Jose released two designs for tiny home shelters for the homeless. The shelters, created by San Francisco architecture firm Gensler, are a bid to east city’s...Show More Summary

Senator calls for new bay bridge, second Transbay Tube

“Quality of life is suffering; and our economy is not nearly thriving as much as it could be if these transportation challenges were addressed” California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and East Bay Congressperson Mark DeSaulnier penned a letter...Show More Summary

North Bay wildfires: 6 landlords charged with price gouging

Property owners allegedly asked fire victims to bid against each other A few says after fires erupted in Sonoma County on the night of October 8, at least six landlords allegedly increased the price of their rentals in order to makeShow More Summary

Conservatory of Flowers facade lights up for the holidays

Who doesn’t love a dark floral print? The illumination of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge kicked off a trend we hope to see more of in 2018—old structures lit up anew. Take, for example, the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. Show More Summary

What $1,900 rents you in San Francisco right now

Five new rentals, from South Beach to Nob Hill Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Is one person's studio another person's townhouse? Today's...Show More Summary

Gutted Bernal Heights teardown drops price

Fire-damaged home first landed on the market for $799,000 Arriving on the market in October, the fire-damaged house at 121 Gates, a one-bed, one-bath, 600-square-foot home dating back to 1907, was a sad affair. A 2015 fire ruined the house inside and out. Unable to fund a buyer, $100,000 has been pruned off the initial asking. Show More Summary

Ingleside, Little Hollywood predicted 2018’s hottest neighborhoods

At least according to rental site Hotpads While a few weeks for 2017, the year 2018 is already raring for its first headline, as HotPads (the San Francisco-based rental site owned by the real estate site Zillow) published a list of what...Show More Summary

‘The Room’ filming locations in San Francisco, mapped

Revisit the creation of the best bad movie ever made The Disaster Artist, directed by and starring Palo Alto’s own James Franco, is now playing in theaters, satirizing the filming of the 2003 independent film The Room, a cult classic...Show More Summary

Corner unit inside the Harrison asks $1.8 million

Rincon Hill condo comes with walk-out balcony and views of downtown Billed as being “located in San Francisco's social media tech hub,” which is debatable but not far-fetched, the Harrison high-rise in Rincon Hill has been making a name for itself as of late. Show More Summary

San Francisco bans robots from most sidewalks

Delivery drones permitted only in low-foot traffic zones after Tuesday vote It’s 2017. And in the Bay Area, robots currently drive cars, conduct home tours, clobber each other in prize fights, and guard local dogs. But machines mustShow More Summary

SantaCon SF: How to avoid it this year

Annual Christmastime pub crawl will descend upon this weekend Saturday. This Saturday. Starting at dawn and ending only God knows when. They will come. Dressed in Santa garb. Livers soaked to the brim. With nary a care for anyone or anything save for the next bar, the next bottle of craft beer, the next act of boorishness. Show More Summary

BART races to make deadline for new cars

“It may happen within the week; then again, it may not” BART is racing to keep its new trains on schedule, with a looming, self-imposed December 15 deadline to get at least as handful the multi-million dollar, upgraded vehicles operating. KTVU...Show More Summary

Sleek, new Tiburon home seeks $6.4 million

Contemporary gem comes with views of the Golden Gate Bridge Oh to live on Sugarloaf Drive in Tiburon! Many fine homes located along this tony stretch in this seaside town. And a new specimen in the neighborhood just landed on the market. Coming...Show More Summary

Robot-led home tours are a thing now

Only in SF This is not a drill: Zenplace, a San Francisco-based property management startup, will offer potential tenants tours of homes using robots. The technology has not yet progressed to the point where C-3PO greets you at the door and shows you around, looking like a scene from Epcot Center. Show More Summary

24 new design guidelines hope to establish future look of San Francisco

“The primary goal here is to improve the predictability and consistency in the review of design qualities of the projects” The San Francisco Planning Department released a new set of guidelines last week, 24 parameters the department...Show More Summary

Lefty O’Doul Bridge closes next week

Drawbridge will reopen January 26 One of Mission Bay’s main arteries into SoMa, the Lefty O’Doul drawbridge on Third Street, will close for over a month beginning Monday, December 11. The closure will last until January 26. Crews will work on counterweight repair during the closure. Show More Summary

What $4,100 rents you in San Francisco right now

Five new rentals, from Dogpatch to the Sunset Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Is one person's studio another person's townhouse? Today'sShow More Summary

See the Fairmont Hotel’s two-story gingerbread Victorian masterpiece

Edible home features more than 10,000 pieces of gingerbread A tradition as Christmasy as holiday lights, ice skating rinks, and Darth Vader yule logs, the Fairmont San Francisco Hotel’s sprawling gingerbread house makes its triumphant...Show More Summary

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