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Noe Valley home with wood grills galore asks $4.2 million

Modernism meets traditionalism inside $4.2 million abode Photos by Open Homes Photography Featured in a glowing 2010 New York Times piece, the house at 455 27th Street in Noe Valley lands on the market this week with some prestigious pedigree. Show More Summary

Aerial video of West Oakland: a mesmerizing neighborhood

A “pigeon’s eye-view” of the town West Oakland doesn’t always get a lot of love from the rest of the Bay Area. Once, it was the terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad and the heart of the town’s working class. But neglect by the city...Show More Summary

Uber self-driving cars coming back to San Francisco

After a winter sojourn in Arizona, self-driving Uber vehicles plan a return Back in December, the state put the brakes on Uber’s self-driving car tests in San Francisco. Although robo-Ubers ran lights and turned into bike lanes in aShow More Summary

Noe Valley Victorian asks $3.25 million

Circa 1906 looker with plenty of style Photos by Jacob Elliott Ah Noe Valley, the classic neighborhood for idyllic family living in San Francisco. Provided it’s the sort of family with $3.25 million to drop on a house. That’s the price...Show More Summary

Mapping ten crucial street redesigns around the Hub

With up to 9,000 new homes incoming around Van Ness and Market the city must redraw some old lines in a tricky spot The area around Van Ness/South Van Ness and Market Street was once upon a time known as the Hub "because no fewer than...Show More Summary

6 notable SF buildings and spaces designed by female architects

San Francisco has a myriad of notable projects designed by women, including the Heart Building facade and the new Asian Art Museum While the field of architecture is—alas—a male-driven industry, that doesn't mean women aren't playing an important role in the field. Show More Summary

Google expansion coming to Mountain View headquarters

Comparisons to the upcoming Apple Park spaceship and Facebook’s headquarters are inevitable, as high-profile architecture becomes a mark of stature in Silicon Valley Mountain View approved plans for Google to build an 18.6 acre expansion...Show More Summary

Mapping what SF would be like if it were as dense as New York, Paris, and Manila

Good lucking finding a seat on the N now Just 200 years ago San Francisco was as vacant and obscure a spit of land as almost any in the world. And when locals can’t get a seat on the 38 Geary during rush hour, they probably wish it was still. Show More Summary

San Francisco’s oldest park gets a new facelift

Featured in such films as “Rent” and “Blue Jasmine,” South Park is finally ready for its closeup Created in 1852, South Park remains one of San Francisco’s oldest yet lesser known parks in the city. Dwarfed by larger competitors (e.g.,...Show More Summary

San Francisco penthouse asks record $42 million

181 Fremont’s 6,941-square-foot home, designed by Orlando Diaz Azcuy, will be ready for move-in next year As the city’s budding Yerba Buena neighborhood rises, a new face of San Francisco living takes shape. Among the finest shapes of...Show More Summary

New Residences at Pine & Polk

The Austin San Francisco condominium residences are a collection of smartly designed studio to two-bedrooms from the $600,000s. Sales Center 1557 Pine Street | 415-409-1545

Curbed Comparisons: What $4,000 rents in San Francisco right now

Five new rentals, from the Clocktower to the Haight 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? Let's find out. Show More Summary

Movement afoot in Oakland to restore International Boulevard’s old name

“We all still call it East 14th Street. Why not change it back?” Back in the heady days of 1996, the city of Oakland rechristened East 14th Street International Boulevard. The city renamed the rue in an effort to rebrand the stretch of street reportedly dogged by high crime. Show More Summary

Jaw-dropping Four Seasons pad wants $7.9 million

Located on the 24th floor, it comes with predictably stunning cityscape views With home owner association fees that tally $4,327/month, this exceedingly luxe condo inside the Four Seasons high-rise comes with cache aplenty. Featuring...Show More Summary

Families pay more to live in SF than anywhere else in the Bay Area

And our suburbs are more expensive than the national average too The San Francisco Board of Supervisors meets this week to discuss what to do about a January Planning Department study accounting for why so few families with childrenShow More Summary

Sales of homes under $500K plummet in Bay Area

Half a million dollars isn’t what it used to be in the Bay Area, even as recently as 2015 The real estate site Property Radar reported on Friday that home sales overall dropped 9.4 percent across the Bay Area in 2016, a decline of 6,466 receipts. Show More Summary

Corner loft in South Beach asks $4.2 million

Two-level condo near ballpark feels like home The little strip of Brannan in South Beach, between Second and Embarcadero streets, is an interesting one—the three tony Brannan towers, the Oriental Warehouse, and the luxury 200 Brannan lofts. Show More Summary

Intuit’s sleek new Building 20 helps save area birds’ lives

The tech giant shares space with wet marsh lands Noted as one of the most bird-friendly structures in Silicon Valley, Intuit’s new Building 20, which opened in late 2016, adds a much-needed contemporary touch to the campus while creating...Show More Summary

Berkeley hodgepodge asks $1.5 million

Several styles highlight this 1908 East Bay abode Like a sampler platter at a whimsical family restaurant, this Berkeley home has a bit of everything. The exterior is slightly Victorian, the first floor is traditional, but there are Art Deco, bathrooms, and upstairs you’ll find a midcentury modern home office. Show More Summary

California lawmakers aim to repeal anti-rent control law

Landlords love the Costa-Hawkins Act, a bane to tenants’ rights advocates A new bill authored by San Francisco Assemblyman David Chiu would do away with the 22-year-old Costa-Hawkins Act, the law that exempts new construction from rent...Show More Summary

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