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Displacement in SoMa: Former tenants of what was the...

Former tenants of what was the Park Hotel, an SRO on Folsom Street in SoMa, have sued the building's owners after the building was renovated following a fire and rented out as group apartments. Under rent control laws, the previous....

The Numbers: Bonkers SF Housing Market Downshifts to Semi-Bonkers

The madness that was the San Francisco housing market in the first half of the year seems to have finally cooled down just a bit, according to Paragon Real Estate's latest market report. Of course, cooling down for San Francisco...

AM Linkage: Frank Lloyd Wright in CA; $10M for Bridge Bike Path; Uber Bros

Photo via Sergio Ruiz · Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, "the smartest bro in the room" · $10M approved for design of Bay Bridge bike path · 'Frank Lloyd Wright on the West Coast' · Tech surveillance devices would require public...

On the Racked: Pet Week Shopping; Incoming Stores and Apps; Amazon Hails a Cab; More!

Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Robyn Hagan Cain shares the top fashion, beauty and fitness news of the week. Image via Shutterstock EVERYWHERE—It's Pet Week at Racked, so here's a map to the city's best pet...

Cloudspotting: The San Francisco Business Times has...

The San Francisco Business Times has confirmed that Salesforce bought 50 Fremont for $640 million in a deal signed Monday. That works out to $780 per square foot, a premium over the $650 per square that Class A office space...

We Like Eichler: Adorable Eichler in Concord Seeks a Totally Doable $575K

We always fall hard for Eichlers, even—or especially—when they would necessitate a move out of SF, since no one lately in these parts seems to know how to take care of one...

Wired Pets: The audience for doggie news, personal...

The audience for doggie news, personal fitness trackers, and colorful infographics is both vast and spendy, which explains the existence of this visual combining all three from our friends at HotPads. Naturally, someone came up with a Fitbit for dogs--it's...

Fun with Urban Planning : Lost San Francisco Creeks to Resurface As Street Art

Map via the Oakland Museum of Art; H/t CityLab. San Francisco used to be covered with creeks and streams, but now only a few remain. Most of the waterways are long gone, having been built over or blocked as the...

Curbed Features: When Pedro E. Guerrero met Frank...

When Pedro E. Guerrero met Frank Lloyd Wright, Wright was a famed 72-year-old architect and Guerrero was a 22-year-old aspiring photographer and art school dropout. Guerrero presented the "world's worst portfolio," including a shot of a dead pelican and nudes...

Development Watch : New Housing Planned for Long-Vacant Tenderloin Lots

Forge Land Company is hoping to put up a duo of environmentally friendly residential buildings on sites that have been parking lots since 1917. Assuming nobody deems the the sites national historic resources, more than 240 new housing units in...

Construction Wire: After months of anticipation and endless...

After months of anticipation and endless delays, construction on Mid-Market's new $150 million retail center Market Street Place has finally begun. A groundbreaking ceremony today officially marks the start of construction, which will last until July 2016. The project doesn't...

SFO Wasted: Last week a new lounge for...

Last week a new lounge for holders of fancy credit cards opened at SFO's Terminal 3, and it has a thing called a wine wall. Visitors to the corporately named American Express Centurion Lounge receive a bar-coded slip that activates....

The Numbers: The Price of One Los Altos House Will Buy You 30 in Cleveland

The Bay Area is absolutely dominating a list of the nation's most expensive housing, taking 8 of the top 10 spots on the new Coldwell Banker Home Listing Report. The report ranks nearly 2,000 markets across the country based...

Tiny Door Wire: A new secret fairy door has...

A new secret fairy door has appeared in Bernal Heights. Quite a few of these whimsical mini-portals have been spotted in recent months around 24th Street and also this Berkeley tree. The one Bernalwood spotted has a fall-leaf pattern and...

AM Linkage: Robin Williams Left $50M Estate to Kids; I-680 Turkey Spill

Photo via Bhautik Joshi · Robin Williams reportedly leaves $50M estate to children · The FBI ranked the most dangerous cities in the Bay Area · The worst time to go to the library is Wednesday afternoon · Local's Corner...

Built to Swill: Irish designers Ronan Dillon and...

Irish designers Ronan Dillon and Peter O'Gara have created a series of prints that pair cities' iconic architecture with their signature drink. Ours, apparently, is Irish coffee? New York is the Manhattan, naturally, London's is a G&T, and Paris's...

On the Market: Three More Units Up for Sale at the Park Lane, SF's $100M TIC

The 33 units at the Park Lane, San Francisco's very luxurious tenancy-in-common conversion on Nob Hill, have been trickling onto the market over the past couple of years. Three more three-bedrooms have just popped up, and they all have prices...

Room for Debate: The Commonwealth Club's renovation of 110...

The Commonwealth Club's renovation of 110 the Embarcadero has reportedly hit a snag. The club, whose debates are broadcast on KQED, purchased the building in 2012 for $5.5 million and hired Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects and Gensler to renovate. The...

Curbed Maps: Mapping 10 Buildings with HOA Fees Higher Than Your Rent

Even if you won the lottery, robbed a bank, or decided to start a deep-web drug marketplace and scored the cash to swing a townhouse at 1001 California or a penthouse at the Royal Towers, the hefty homeowners' association fees...

Skyscraping: Salesforce to Buy San Francisco's Ninth-Largest Office Tower

Salesforce's already massive presence in downtown San Francisco is about to get even bigger with the cloud-computing company's impending purchase of the city's ninth largest office tower, 50 Fremont. Salesforce already held an 18-year lease across more than half of...

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