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This is the most dangerous intersection in San Francisco for pedestrians

Market Street has lion’s share of accidents Last month, data firm 1Point21 Interactive compiled a map of SF car accidents involving pedestrians since 2010, a period that covers 5,846 pedestrian incidents (130 of them fatal) according...Show More Summary

Condo inside historic Clock Tower building seeks $1.3 million

Features massive industrial-style paned windows One of the city’s most intriguing yet underrated buildings—built in 1907, the site was once the headquarters of the Schmidt Lithograph Corporation, once the largest printer on the WestShow More Summary

Take a tour of an old Victorian transformed into ‘Addams Family’ mansion

This Bay Area native spent his life recreating the home from his favorite childhood TV show While most of us are quick to give up on our teenage dreams, others, like Jim Siegel, spend their life making them a reality. Obsessed with The...Show More Summary

San Francisco grass growing experiment proves ‘old lawns are dead’

Design firm says drought resistant grasses fared well in extreme weather, but everyone should consider scaling back on greenery In August of 2016, San Francisco design firm Perkins and Will turned half of its lawn into a patchwork of...Show More Summary

Peek inside architect’s famed Corte Madera home, asking $4.2 million

1968 gem comes with custom stained glass door depicting the floor plans of each level of the house Perched along a tree-studded mountain side in Corte Madera, 238 Summit stands apart from other luxe constructions in the area due to its unabashed originality. Show More Summary

City pledges $145K to figure out problem with Valencia bike lanes

Staffers will record how often ride-hailing drivers block bike traffic On Tuesday, the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) approved $145,000 to study bike lanes and bike traffic on Valencia Street, a year-long project...Show More Summary

Mid-Market Residences Now Selling!

Arts-centric, eats-centric, walk-centric and bike-centric, Stage 1075 offers 90 studio, one- and two-bedroom homes featuring three designer finish packages in sophisticated color palettes. Building amenities include a lobby attendant, virtual doorman, roof deck, dog run and bike storage. 415.533.0435

Flash flood watch issued for North Bay fire zone

Up to three inches of rain expected in affected areas After a month of devastating wildfires, the North Bay must now keep an eye out for sudden flooding. A storm is expected to wallop the Bay Area today and Thursday bringing with itShow More Summary

SF might replace Parisian toilets, kiosks

Another day, another well-known design potentially flushed The San Francisco Arts Commission has approved a plan to replace the 25 public toilets and 114 advertising kiosks around the city. The Art Nouveau structures, dolled up in forest...Show More Summary

What $6,200 rents you in San Francisco right now

Five new rentals from the Mission to Pacific Heights 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

Postmodern Woodside home with major pedigree drops $1.4 million

Ettore Sottsass-designed home comes with six pavilions, glass atrium, and equestrian center Landing on the market in March for $14,995,000, this Woodside home, designed by Memphis group founder Ettore Sottsass, languished on the market. Show More Summary

San Francisco architecture-inspired wrapping paper a must this holiday

’Tis the season for stunning SF structures It’s never too early to start preparing for the gift-giving holiday season. And before you throw down serious cash on presents for your loved ones and in-laws, check out Noise 13’s architectural...Show More Summary

SoHo House reportedly buying San Francisco Armory

New York social club in talks to purchase city landmark San Francisco Business Times reports that Soho House, a pricey and elite social club, will reportedly take over the San Francisco Armory, a roughly 200,000-square-foot buildingShow More Summary

Black Panther mural rises in West Oakland

“It's the first Black Panther Party mural in Oakland to be painted by black people” The Black Panther Party (BPP) got its start in West Oakland during the 1960s. More than 50 years later, a mural lauding the revolutionary civil rights group has—at last—taken shape. Show More Summary

Cost-burdened renters are low in SF, because high-income renters have increased

“Unfortunately, this is largely the result of high-income renters delaying homeownership” San Francisco is one of the nation’s least affordable cities for renters, unless you happen to be one of the hundreds of thousands of people who...Show More Summary

Oakland home hits market for first time 65 years, asks $699K

Comes with vegetable garden and detached garage Designed in 1952 by Oakland architect Herbert T. Johnson, 4247 Gregory has remained within with the Friedman family for 65 years. Per the listing: “Kathleen Friedman has vivid memories of life growing up on Gregory; the dirt and gravel road had no sidewalks and was lined with tractors. Show More Summary

First new Muni train goes into service this week

One down, 214 to go BART has run into hangups with its new fleet of trains that may delay the transit agency’s rollout until after Thanksgiving. But in more immediate San Francisco news, Muni announced Thursday that the first of itsShow More Summary

Uber ad illustrates the problem with Uber

Company’s “boxes” advertisement bemoans traffic created by cars Ride-hailing outfit Uber released an ad that might have the unintended bug of pointing out exactly why so many city dwellers are so peeved at the San Francisco-based company. The...Show More Summary

San Francisco’s anti-homeless design is also anti-human, says NYT op-ed

“New York Times” opinion piece is the latest salvo of complaint about SF’s unfriendly public spaces Are cities like San Francisco combating urban blight or just making streets less hospitable and more socially striated? Allison Arieff,...Show More Summary

Open thread: What are SF’s biggest mistakes and missed opportunities?

We all know there’s room for improvement The city offers much to love. So much to love. Almost too much to love. Sometimes San Francisco’s allure shines so bright that areas of concern, of which there are many, go neglected. One example would be McCoppin Hub, a public plaza built out of a dead-end street near the Octavia offramp. Show More Summary

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