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Going Tiny in the Tenderloin: A proposed group-housing building complex at...

A proposed group-housing building complex at 145 Leavenworth and 361 Turk streets in the Tenderloin has been approved by Planning. The project will bring 231 new units—most of them market-rate 250-square-foot rentals. Some changes to the original proposal have been...

Under $500K Club: Sweet Three-Bedroom House in the Bayview Asks Just $495K

It is overwhelmingly rare lately to find a single-family house that qualifies for our Under $500K Club, especially one that is move-in ready, but the house at 1125 Mendell Street makes the cut. The three-bedroom, two-bath home sits just a...

Say What?: This Math Genius Wants to Map the Noise Levels in Your 'Hood

A sound map of Los Angeles In a move sure to please grandmothers everywhere, applied mathematician and inspired cartographer Brendan Farrell has launched a Kickstarter campaign with an ambitious goal: to map the noise levels of the entire United States...

Open House Report: Weekend Open House Report: Noe Valley Edition

Location: 234 Valley St. at Church St. Size: 4-bed, 3.5-bath, 3,804-square-foot single-family home Price: $3.895M Pitch: "234 Valley is a beautiful, custom home, in an excellent Noe Valley location, just steps from restaurants, shops and public transportations. This spectacular house...

Flip Watch: Cracked-Plaster Disaster in Monterey Heights Sells for $1.3M

In the wild world of San Francisco real estate, fixer-uppers have been known to sell for seven figures. In recent months, there has been the total disaster in the Outer Sunset that went for $1.21 million, the beat-up Mission duplex....

Curbed LA: Drought-Ridden California Is Shutting Down Showers at Beaches and Prisons

Image via dailymatador Bathing is becoming a luxury as California's four-year drought drags on and water restrictions get stricter and stricter. Yesterday, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation told its inmates it's shut off open-air showers in its prison...

Sold Stuff: Ornate Noe Edwardian with Awkward Basement Sells for $4.1M

The stately Edwardian at 29th and Church in Noe Valley feels like the setting of an off-kilter upstairs-downstairs dramedy, with an unusual combination of country club-style decor upstairs and drab, drop-ceilinged office space downstairs, in the basement. Completed in...

AM Linkage: Apple Inks San Jose Lease; Among Cities, SF Gets Least Sleep

Photo via Sergio Ruiz · Apple signs big lease in San Jose · Camp Mather imperiled over water; SF vows to defy order · SF Street Food Festival announces more chefs, music · BART woes build day after day ·...

Conservation Watch: A plan to put two three-story...

A plan to put two three-story single-family homes above Palou Phelps Mini Park in Bayview-Hunters Point has drawn criticism from environmental groups. To build the homes, Quesada Drive would need to be extended through a priority conservation area owned by...

The Numbers: San Francisco's Median Home Sale Price Is Now Up to $1.16M

All of the home sale stats are in from the first half of 2015, and they're just as scary as you might expect. The median home price in the city has now risen to $1.356 million, up from $1.1 million...

Clarifications: Interim Controls in the Mission Not the Same As a Moratorium

If the interim controls are passed, projects inside the solid line will be subject to greater scrutiny. As the tension over displacement of Latino residents continues to rise, community meetings and Planning hearings for new residential developments have become the...

Curbed National: This 355-Square-Foot Shipping Container Home Cost Just $20K

All photos by Japhet Alvarez/S7vn Photography via Inhabitat Custom-built by 29-year-old Canadian engineer Joseph Dupuis, this simple shipping container house is composed of three corrugated-metal units, clocking in at a compact 355 square feet. The dwelling's charm lies in its...

Lights, Camera, Action: Recapping the 'Million Dollar Listing San Francisco' Premiere

When Bravo announced that it was bringing its show Million Dollar Listing to San Francisco, one of the most-lobbed criticisms was how unimpressive a million-dollar listing would be in this city. After all, with a median home price of a...

UAV Club: Epic Drone Video Supercut Lets You Fly All Over San Francisco

Because one drone trip can hardly take in all the aerial magic San Francisco has to offer, the drone obsessives at Epic Drone Videos have spliced together footage from a range of Bay Area drone pilots' outings. They've compiled...

AM Linkage: BART Service Resumes After Fire; Roving Paintball Hooligans

"Paean to Jim Henson," via Erik Wilson · BART service resumes following early-morning train fire · In Chinatown, a clash between old and new · SF housing bond focus shifts to voters · Maintenance contract approved for return of Bay....

Uber Schooled: Barbara Ann Berwick, the driver who...

Barbara Ann Berwick, the driver who took on Uber and was declared an employee rather than an independent contractor, is setting up a Rideshare School out of her home in San Francisco to teach other drivers how to stake their...

On the Market: Lower Haight Condo in Ex-Movie Palace Seeks $1.55M, Two Thumbs Up

Here in the Theatre Lofts on Haight Street near Fillmore, a three-bed, three-bath trilevel loft is looking for $1.55 million. Considering that a two-bedroom in the same building listed at $995K recently changed...

Curbed National: Meet the Creationist Group Building a Life-Size Noah's Ark

Photo courtesy ArkEncounter.com. In the rolling hills of rural Kentucky, a ship the length of nearly two football fields and the height of a five-story building slowly rises from the ground. This isn't just any ship, but Noah's Ark,...

Development Watch: SF to Buy Mission Gas Station Site for 72 Affordable Rentals

When a proposed condo building at 490 South Van Ness Avenue received its approvals last fall, it was meant to have 72 units, including 12 that would be below market rate. Today, however, that all changed. The mayor's office...

On the Market: Over-the-Top Millennium Tower Penthouse Will Make You Swoon for $9.45M

An opulently redesigned penthouse at Millennium Tower just hit the market, and its $9.495 $9.45 million price makes it easily the most expensive two-bedroom for sale in San Francisco right now. The penthouse's makeover is a collaboration between Kendall Wilkinson...

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