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Affordable for Whom?

When the San Francisco Giants announced that they would make 33 percent of the units at their Mission Rock development below market rate, questions about the pricing and intended residents of those units immediately started flying. The president of a...

The Numbers: San Francisco's Runaway Rents Reach an All-Time High, Again

Median asking rents in San Francisco first surged past New York's nearly a year ago, and for some time it seemed as if San Francisco would surge away, leaving New York in the dust. However, for the past few...

Retail Wars: Target Nixes Plan to Take Over Lombardi Sports in Russian Hill

When rumors began swirling that Target might try to take over the former Lombardi Sports space on Polk Street, neighbors worried about parking, traffic, and the impact on nearby mom-and-pop stores. Target has now backed away from its Polk...

AM Linkage: Ellis Act Couple Fined; The Sunset's Most Obnoxious Sinkhole

Photo of 457 20th St via Charlie & Melody Wambeke · San Francisco pair to pay $276,000 after evicting tenants to cater to tourists · Sunset residents frustrated by recurring sinkhole · Nightclubs and music venues can't be sued over....

Calling Foul: Joe Lacob, the majority owner of...

Joe Lacob, the majority owner of the Golden State Warriors, has gone on record and called for the Mission Bay Alliance—the anonymous group vowing to stop the Warriors' proposed arena in Mission Bay—to "stop hiding in the bushes." The recently...

House Calls: Call for Submissions! See Your Home Featured on Curbed

Mission residents Danny and Steve made a dining table that is also suitable for Ping-Pong. Photo via Patricia Chang. We recently launched House Calls, a new series of home tours devoted to the way Bay Area folk live behind closed...

Theater on the Bay: Teatro ZinZanni was unanimously voted in...

Teatro ZinZanni was unanimously voted in yesterday by the Board of Supervisors to be the sole bidder on a pair of waterfront lots at the Embarcadero and Broadway. As you may recall, the nonprofit theater group has proposed for the.....

We Interrupt This Program: Tour the In-Progress Revamp of Mid-Market's Strand Theater

Photos via Patricia Chang Last we checked in on the Strand Theater, Mid-Market's historic ex-movie house was full of scaffolding as crews got busy readying the 1917 structure for its transformation into the American Conservatory Theater's newest digs. The renovation,...

It Came from Craigslist: For $2,100/Month, This Mission In-Law Has Almost a Bathroom

The in-law space that's up for grabs at 2944 23rd Street at first seems like it could be a good find. It's in the Mission, there is laundry on-site, and there's access to a lovely back garden with a barbecue....

Pricechopper: The ornate Parisian-style Nob Hill one-bedroom...

The ornate Parisian-style Nob Hill one-bedroom with red-lacquered walls, black-and-white marble floors, and leopard-print carpet that went up for sale asking $1.695 million back in February hasn't yet found a buyer and has chopped its price by $200,000 to land...

Sad Crabot: Google's Sexy Robot-Assisted Campus Loses Out to Totally Normal LinkedIn Scheme

Renderings: BIG and Heatherwick Studios Tech giants LinkedIn and Google battled it out for building rights in Mountain View's North Bayshore at a six-and-a-half-hour city council meeting last night, and LinkedIn walked away the clear winner. Mountain View's city council...

Petite Moratorium: At yesterday's Board of Supervisors meeting,...

At yesterday's Board of Supervisors meeting, David Campos introduced legislation to stall market-rate housing developments in a one-and-a-half-square-mile area of the Mission District for 45 days. The measure is unlikely to pass—as an interim urgency ordinance, it needs nine votes,...

AM Linkage: Protesters Storm Oakland Tower Vote; Tenant Rights Bootcamp

Aerial shot of San Francisco waterfront via Steelblue · State water board passes first mandatory urban water limits in state history · Protesters shut down Oakland City Council vote on Lake Merritt tower · Ominous signs of problems with new...

We Like Eich: For $675K, Own an Eichler Fanatic's A. Quincy Jones-Designed Gem in Concord

Blaine Siler, an Eichler fanatic and one half of Redux Stage Co—a recently launched home-staging company dedicated to rescuing midcentury houses from cowhides and starburst mirrors—is putting his own four-bedroom atrium-style Eichler on the market. The 1963 home, part...

Apple Space Race: While Apple has been building its...

While Apple has been building its big, fancy Norman Foster-designed spaceship, it has also been on the hunt for new properties to lease around Silicon Valley. The new headquarters will clock in at 2.8 million square feet, but the company...

Flipping Out: Telegraph Hill Penthouse Flip Adds Roof Deck, $2.075M to Price

When the four-level penthouse condo at Telegraph Hill's 341 Filbert Street went up for sale in February 2013, it was looking for a big $4.25 million price. It languished on the market for nearly eight months, taking a series...

Sponsored Post: Get the Full Scoop on a Property: Owner Name, Sale Price, Liens

What do you want to know? Who bought that charming little house down the street and for how much? If there are any liens on that property? Or maybe you just want...

House Calls: Tour a Midcentury Time Capsule Tricked Out By a Modern-Day Mad Man

Welcome to House Calls, a recurring feature in which Curbed tours lovely, offbeat, or otherwise awesome homes in the Bay Area. Think your space should be featured next? Here's how to submit. Photos via Patricia Chang In 1968, Diamond Heights'...

QUICKLISTING: Sotheby's: Larsen House

Pure Modernism - 4BR/3.5BAJoseph Esherick 1962 Masterwork Dazzling Views of Bay & Alcatraz2610 Scott Street

Development Watch: Hayes Valley's 400 Grove Gears Up to Sell 34 New Condos

Rendering via Fougeron Architecture The plot of land on the edge of Hayes Valley that was formerly known as Parcel H is finally nearing its debut as 34 new condos under the name 400 Grove. The land was once part...

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