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Archived Since:January 30, 2008

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Growing Pains: Building is booming around SoMa and...

Building is booming around SoMa and Rincon Hill, and residents are not happy that construction hours on new high-rises last well into the evening because of nighttime noise permits issued by the Department of Building Inspection. A petition launched by...

On the Market: Pac Heights Home Tries to Overcome Its Meh Staging for $8.5M

The comely Edwardian on a rather slopey part of Pierce Street in Pac Heights has a lovely street presence. Inside, the 1910 home—which underwent a modern sprucing in 2002—has high ceilings and gleaming...

The Bar Car: Giants pitcher Jake Peavy is looking...

Giants pitcher Jake Peavy is looking for a San Francisco cable car to buy and turn into a bar. Peavy, who hinted he would pony up for a cable car if the Giants won the World Series, won't be bringing...

On the Market: Glassy Glen Park Home Perfect for Exhibitionists Asks $4.2M

Just two years ago, 233 Laidley Street was an empty, grassy lot squeezed in between two other homes. The lot was snapped up for $410,000—a price that came in $31,000 over asking—just a...

Real Estate Sold: Last Week's Biggest Sales: Everything Went for Under Asking

Listed for: $5M Received: $4,999,500 Size: 5-bed, 4.5-bath, 3,863-square-foot single-family home Location: 41 Cumberland St, Mission Dolores The skinny: Whether or not $4.995 million is a record for Mission Dolores, it's a pretty huge price. And it went fast:...

Public Art Wire: One of the giant steel sculptures...

One of the giant steel sculptures by Mark di Suvero that featured in an exhibition of his work on Crissy Field has now found a permanent home in San Francisco. The 50-foot, 15-ton sculpture, named Dreamcatcher, will move to a...

Turf Wars: Yes, It's True: The Elbo Room Is on Its Way to Becoming Condos

Earlier this year, rumors swirled that the beloved Mission bar the Elbo Room could be on its way to becoming condos. At the time, Elbo Room responded with a post on their Facebook page that declared, "Not Going Anywhere, Anytime...

Housing Lottery Woes: For the 18 affordable apartments coming...

For the 18 affordable apartments coming to Forest City's 2175 Market in Eureka Valley, a whopping 2,595 people handed in applications. More than 100 turned out for the results of the lottery, which was reserved for people at or belo...

AM Linkage: Mid-Market Getting Clashier; Insect Art; Rocket-Powered Bikes

Photo via Jeremy Brooks · Plans for Mid-Market threaten to create aesthetic tangle · Caltrain upgrades could surge past $2B; massive delays · Bay Area nears record levels of employment · SFMTA hit with $140K in damages from World Series...

Week in Review: 'Princess Diaries' Pricechop; Middle Earth Maps; A $39M Manse

· SF's most expensive manse seeks an eye-popping $39 million. · The Panoramic's 274-square-foot microhomes are very, very tiny. · We mapped the median rent of a one-bedroom across SF. · The firehouse where Anne Hathaway lived in The...

Rumormongering: A new listing in Hawaii claims...

A new listing in Hawaii claims it was once "the vacation home of President Obama." The 1998 Plantation-style abode boasts 13 bedrooms, 12,000 square feet of space, and a $10.5M pricetag. The photos? Well those are all over at Curbed...

Transformations: Pac Heights 'Victorian' Declares Victory Over NIMBYs, Adds $5M

Way back in 2012, the owners of 2807 Clay, which at the time was a petite two-bed, one-bath Eastlake Victorian built in 1885, wanted to add a story and extend the house rearward on the lot. Neighbors, who apparently...

Ritz Redone: The Ritz-Carlton is San Francisco's latest...

The Ritz-Carlton is San Francisco's latest luxury hotel to get an upgrade, with $27 million in renovations to its meeting spaces and rooms. The HBA-designed conference center's changes are already complete and include Bavarian crystal chandeliers and tech updates. Room...

They're Just Like Us!: Even Alleged Druglord-Outlaws Say the Rent Is Too Damn High

Silk Road 2.0 suspect Blake Benthall was also grateful for rent control. pic.twitter.com/zLoCWe7TVp— Capp Street Crap (@cappstreetcrap) November 7, 2014 Blake Benthall, the former SpaceX employee and Dread Pirate Roberts copycat whom the FBI arrested in San Francisco on Wednesday,...

Google Barge Wire: Welp, turns out it was the...

Welp, turns out it was the Coast Guard that ultimately scuttled the Google barge, the four-story mass of shipping containers that floated temporarily off the shore of Treasure Island last year. In particular, officials were concerned about fire hazards—with fuel...

Development Watch: Rebuild Potrero Redevelopment Finally Takes a Step Forward

Photos via Van Meter Williams Pollack After several years of waiting, the Rebuild Potrero project, which is set to transform 33 acres of public housing atop Potrero Hill, has finally begun to move. Efforts to redevelop Potrero Terrace-Annex began back...

Turned Down for What: What? SF Might Actually Prefer George Lucas Blob to Old Presidio Proposal

Rendering via LMNA The jury's still out on what the newly released designs for George Lucas's Chicago-bound Museum of Narrative Art most narratively resemble—a volcano? a pyramid? Jabba the Hutt? And now you can vote on which design you prefer,...

SPONSORED POST: Taking Home Farther

Inspired by BP gasoline with Invigorate®, The Next Mile explores the stories of trends, products and people who go a little farther than the norm. The series is a collaboration between BP Fuels and Vox Creative. OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer4', '13Zm9rcTrrgpYQsN8XjabLKZ0LPNAQ0-');...

Stunning Erections: At Last, the Transbay Transit Center Is Rising Above Ground

Beam is being lifted into place as construction on upper levels of new Transbay terminal begins. pic.twitter.com/OivdoBTq34— Kristin Hanes (@KristinHanes) November 7, 2014 Today the structural steel assembly at the Transbay Transit Center officially got under way as a...

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

Location: 2096 Castro St. at 28th St. Size: 3-bed, 2.5-bath, 2,103-square-foot condo Price: $1.6M Pitch: "Fab view house-like condo at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. Detached on 3 sides. 3 bd 2.5 ba, family rm, laundry rm, 3 decks.....

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