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Ferry Scores Grant, Adding Richmond and Treasure Island Service

Long planned expansion finally secures funding, breaking ground (water?) next year The Ferry Building is getting a $4 million boost, two brand new berths a hop, skip, and jump away from the former site of Sinbad’s, and service to Treasure...Show More Summary

Van Ness High-Rise Plan: Break Ground Next Year, Finish in 2019

Ambitious project still needs city approval Hayes Valley-based developer BUILD Inc imagines itself in the home stretch to turn the corner of Van Ness and Market Street into a towering condo development with a dramatically cut facade,...Show More Summary

Watch Vertical Dance Troupe Perform on SF Public Library's Facade

Everybody dance now Today the San Francisco Public Library's main branch celebrates 20 years information gathering, reading pleasure, and free internet. (Happy birthday, main branch! You are as beautiful as you are, at times, nail-biting!)...Show More Summary

Historic Clock Tower's Penthouse Hits Market for $8.5 Million

Featuring the chill room to end all chill rooms Wow. The Clock Tower Building at the nexus SoMa and Rincon Hill is a wonder to behold. You can see it while heading to a Giants game, or heading home from work down Second Street. And for...Show More Summary

Lower Haighter Dan Jackson Guides Us Through His Neighborhood

Local celeb, prolific Giants tweeter, and Wings Wings aficionado gives us his take on the Haight's other half The People's Guide is Curbed SF's tour of neighborhoods, led by our most loyal readers, favorite bloggers, San Francisco celebrities, and other luminaries of our choosing. Show More Summary

Map: A Tour of the Great Earthquake, 110 Years Ago Today

Few cities can manage to look this good in ruins. One hundred and ten years ago the inevitable happened (as it is wont to do), in the form of a roughly 7.8 magnitude quake that changed San Francisco history by erasing most of it from...Show More Summary

The District: Luxury Condos in Lower Pacific Heights

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Transit Riders Show Love for Mission Street's Vital Red Lanes

Better red than dead With the influx of new people moving to San Francisco, as well as the advent of Lyft and Uber — helping turn city streets into gold for rookie drivers unfamiliar with San Francisco's wacky road setup — city streets have become even more hectic. Show More Summary

Here's What You Need to Know About #415Day

Natives and longtime residents unite to keep SF's heart beating A grassroots effort concerning the heart of San Francisco, here's what we know about the first ever #415Day: Both natives and longtime San Franciscans are gathering today,...Show More Summary

Renovated Noe Valley Victorian Lands On Market for $3.4M

Sleek new look for Noe Valley charmer This sweet three bedroom, three and a half bath Victorian at 825 Alvarado was renovated with all the contemporary touches: a sweeping floor plan, loads of natural light from added widows, wood-finish...Show More Summary

NoPa Victorian With Enormous Geometric Atrium Down the Middle Wants $3.6 Million

Jaw-dropping window and lattice construction floods house with natural light There so many engaging things about this four bed, three and a half bath circa 1900 house at 1350 Fell Street. We’re going to neglect some of them in favorShow More Summary

BART to Finally Punish Seat Hogs

Warning: Now you'll pay for being a rude passenger What a glorious day this is, folks. In a 5 to 4 vote on Thursday, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) will push to fine passengers who take up more than their fair share of space. And youShow More Summary

10-Acre Mixed Use Plan Near Millbrae BART Inches Toward End of Line

It's time for areas other than SF to get their game on If you think development in San Francisco takes its time, down in Millbrae they passed a plan to redevelop the area around the BART station in 1998 and were still discussing theShow More Summary

Chez Panisse-Chic Oakland Hills Mid-Century Asks for $2.4M

Get your artisan on, folks Once you arrive in the garden, this mid-century estate in the Oakland Hills will have you imaging yourself as the grande dame of fresh food philosophy, Alice Waters, gently plucking summer tomatoes from the...Show More Summary

Bay Area Home Prices Drop For First Time in Four Years

This is not a drill! Step outside for a minute. Does the general region feel cheaper today? Or at least a little less suffocatingly expensive? That’s not your imagination – at least not according to Redfin, who report that home prices in the Bay Area declined overall for the first time in four years. Show More Summary

SF Voters To Decide If Affordable Housing Should Be Cheaper, Easier for Renters

Housing initiates: the real San Francisco treat What do San Franciscans do in an election year? Vote about housing, of course. The June ballot already has Prop C, which would allow city legislators to increase minimum affordable housing requirements. Show More Summary

Black and White 'Piano' Condo Hides Vibrant Interiors, Wants $2.3 Million

Now that’s a facade. Dubbed the "Sherman Clay house," after the Sherman Clay pianos the black-and-white exterior resembles, the building probably dates to around 1898, although the catch-all placeholder date of 1900 has been put on it,...Show More Summary

SF Condo Demand May Have Peaked (Finally), Even as Housing Demand Soars

Report suggests that the SF condo boom could be deflating. San Francisco’s housing market may be splitting down the middle. Houses up and condos down could be the foreseeable future, as fashionable high- and low-rise condo buildings of the sort sprouting all over South Beach, SoMa, and Mid Market begin to satisfy demand. Show More Summary

Stunning Telegraph Hill Home Will Taunt You, Wants $3.3M

Contemporary living on the city's most jaw-dropping hill Let's fact it: Telegraph Hill is where it is at, period. When it comes to unadulterated chic, we often turn to Presidio Heights or Nob Hill. When we want cool, we look toward Lower Haight, the Mission, or Bayview. Show More Summary

Oakland Rent Comparisons: What $2,500 Gets You

Five apartments for just less than Oakland's median rent. Which one ought to be yours? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Today we head over to Oakland. Show More Summary

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