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Open House Report: Weekend Open House Report: South of Market Edition

Location: 60 Rausch St., #305 at Folsom St. Size: 2-bed, 2-bath, 1,265-square-foot condo Price: $1.05M Pitch: "Sexy Conversion Loft by Hauser Architects in the Historic Mullen Building. Located on quaint Rausch Street, this dramatic loft has 2 BEDROOMS (both with...

Pricechopper: The big flip at 422 21st...

The big flip at 422 21st Avenue in the Richmond has had a lot of trouble finding a buyer since landing on the market in August with an asking price of $2.796 million. In October the four-bedroom home took a...

On the Market: Monterey Heights Tudor with Dumbwaiter Will Raise You $4.25M

What do you do with eight bedrooms in one house? A sprawling Tudor in Monterey Heights has turned some of its bedrooms into a TV room, a sewing room, and a hideaway den. The house also boasts what look to...

Down with the Vapers: As predicted, the BART board voted...

As predicted, the BART board voted yesterday to ban e-cigarettes on trains and in stations. After receiving complaints about secondhand vapors and particle pollution, BART directors went forward with the ordinance, which is backed by the American Lung Association.

AM Linkage: Transbay Center to Sell Name Rights; Measles Party Debunking

Photo of Transbay Transit Center construction via RChin · Transbay Transit Center selling naming rights · BART board drops Black Friday 14 restitution request · Marin mom with unvaccinated kids didn't have measles party, hates the media now · An...

On the Racked: Racked Got a Makeover; How a Stylist Packs for Fashion Week; Inside Svelte Metals; Free Racked Fit Club; More!

Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Robyn Hagan Cain shares the top fashion, beauty and fitness news of the week. Svelte Metals. Photo: Gabrielle Lurie for Racked SAN FRANCISCO—Racked has a brand new look. Check out all...

On the Market: Gigantic Joseph Esherick Midcentury Wants $21.8M in Atherton

At the top of a knoll in Atherton, home to America's most expensive zip code, modern master Joseph Esherick built a spare, white-columned home with a shaded wraparound deck and glass-door walls. With five bedrooms, six baths, and a whopping...

SPONSORED POST: Zephyr Real Estate Announces 2014 Top Producers

Zephyr Real Estate had a pretty successful year, to say the least. San Francisco's largest independent real estate firm had nearly $2 billion in gross sales in 2014 and has a current roster of more than 250 full-time agents....

Wright Stuff: The owner of Orinda's only Frank...

The owner of Orinda's only Frank Lloyd Wright house is seeking a major property tax reduction under the Mills Act. The act, which was designed to offset the cost of preserving historically designated homes, could help owner Gerald Shmavonian reduce...

Demolition Watch: Apple's Undressing of the Levi's Store Is Well Under Way

Before photo via Apple Insider Apple began demolition work on the old Levi's Store at 300 Post Street at the end of the year, and evidence of its increasing state of undress has begun surfacing on social media....

Spaceship Rising: Few opportunities exist to get an...

Few opportunities exist to get an inside look at the construction of Apple's Norman Foster-designed space donut, beyond what busybodies can see via drone, of course. KQED got a tour of the construction site and snapped some photos of the...

Affordability Crisis: Only 15 percent of the homes...

Only 15 percent of the homes for sale in San Francisco are affordable to the middle class, according to a sad charticle from BloombergBusiness. By this metric, at least, that makes SF less affordable than both New York (25 percent)....

AM Linkage: Bomb Squad to Train at Candlestick; Market Street in the 1800s

Photo of Candlestick Park mid-demolition via Patricia Chang · Battle brewing over proposed Emeryville residential building moratorium · Inside 25 Van Ness, a repurposed Masonic temple · Here's what Market Street looked like in the 1800s · Police bomb squad...

Sold Stuff: Contemporary Three-Bedroom in Bernal Heights Sells for $3M, Sets Neighborhood Record

A newishly built home on Bernal Heights' north slope just changed hands for $3 million, beating out the $2.31 million 152 Elsie pulled down just last week and setting a neighborhood record, for MLS-recorded sales, at least. Constructed in 2002,...

Green Power Grab: On the heels of Apple's $850...

On the heels of Apple's $850 million backing of a new solar farm in Monterey County, Google has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement for wind power generated at Livermore's Altamont Pass. Google will fund the replacement of about 770...

Fire Sale: After Fire Damage, Georgian Fixer Asks $5.495M in Pac Heights

A Georgian mansion with heavy fire damage just landed on the market as a "fixer opportunity" seeking $5.495 million. The damage is, presumably, extensive enough that staging was a nonstarter, so no interior pictures accompany the listing. The MLS listing...

Women Are from Yonkers, Men Are from Salinas: Mapping the Geography of Singlehood Across the United States

Images via the Martin Prosperity Institute From the 10,000-foot level, mapping the locations of US singletons by geography paints a stark gender division that looks like the cartographic equivalent of a middle-school dance: boys on the west side, girls on...

Gold Is Best: Super-Blingy Parisian-Inspired Nob Hill One-Bed Asks $1.695M

Ornate both inside and out, unit 4 at 1242 Sacramento Street is one of the most dramatic properties currently up for sale in San Francisco. The Nob Hill one-bedroom hasn't yet hit the MLS, but is listed by super-agent Joel...

History Lessons: On the corner of Castro and...

On the corner of Castro and 20th Street, there's a turreted blue Victorian built above a whopping seven garages. Hoodline delves into the history of the house, which was constructed in 1897 by prolific builder Fernando Nelson. Nelson, who put...

Development Watch: More Units Proposed for the Mission, SF's Housing Hotspot

The Mission has become ground zero for San Francisco's gentrification debate, with new housing proposals popping up left and right and neighborhood opposition forming to oppose projects like the planned 345-unit building at 16th and Mission. Now, yet another sizable...

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