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Curbed National: The Most Important Restaurant Decor of the Last 50 Years?

Almost all of the furnishings in La Fonda del Sol in New York's Time Life building were designed by Alexander Girard, with the exception of the custom chairs by his Herman Miller compatriots Charles and Ray Eames. Image via 1stDibs....

AM Linkage: Mapping the Most Dangerous Places to Bike; Cruise Ship Hotel?

Map of dangerous areas for cyclists: Zendrive via the Bold Italic · Map shows the most dangerous places to bike in SF · It's so hard to get a hotel for Salesforce's big conference, they just hired a cruise ship...

Comment of the Day: "I think almost every single and...

"I think almost every single and multi-unit building in SF uses this model (soft story parking, units, roof deck)." —RinSF

Penthouse Pricechopper: The very sexy penthouse at the...

The very sexy penthouse at the Mint Collection's Sliver Building has been looking for a buyer since last July, and had already cut its price once from $4.5 million down to $4.3 million. It delisted for a few months during...

Fail: In Google Maps' Pac-Man, Lombard Street Is a Death Trap

Today, as the Internet turned to Google Maps to play Pac-Man (an old-fashioned arcade game about street grids), we decided to see how San Francisco's streets fare as a game board. (For anyone who's been offline for the past...

On the Market: Condo at Saitowitz-Designed Yerba Buena Lofts Asks $1.575M

When the Stanley Saitowitz-designed Yerba Buena Lofts was built back in 2002, the distinctive (and very Saitowitz!) glass and concrete building earned an AIA Design Excellence Award. Now, well more than 10 years later, it seems that lofts in the...

Public Art Wire: Hayes Valley's Parcel O, the former...

Hayes Valley's Parcel O, the former Hayes Valley Farm, is ultimately set to be redeveloped as an affordable housing complex, but first it will become a temporary art space. The nearby Avalon Hayes Valley has been using the property as...

sponsored post: Spring Special: Free Rent on Select Units

Apartment living in San Francisco just got even better with the addition of Avalon Hayes Valley. The brand new apartment community offers studio, one- and two-bedroom flats and townhomes as well as Avalon's Signature Collection two-bedroom townhomes. Signature Collection...

San Francisco's Finest: It has come to our attention...

It has come to our attention that Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff wishes to present the police and fire departments with two Gibbs Quadski XLs, those all-terrain vehicles-slash-watercraft that transition from land to sea in about five seconds. At today's Board...

The Numbers: Bay Area Housing Prices Are Being Driven Up By Very Low Supply, Says Math

Low housing supply is leading to high rental prices all across the United States, but in San Francisco the situation is worse than in nearly every other metro area in the country, according to a new report from real estate...

On the Market: Mercifully Still-Intact Victorian Seeks $2.95M in Upper Haight

Tucked between Buena Vista Park and the Panhandle, a gorgeous five-bed, five-bath Victorian just landed on the market seeking $2.95 million. It's got all the details you'd expect, and then some, from the facade's sorbet hues of yellow and...

AM Linkage: The Global Parklet Movement; Building Near BART; Library to Debut Techmobile

The Tenderloin, via Sergio Ruiz · How SF's parklet movement has grown across globe · Developer planning 720 residential units near new Milpitas BART station · SF Library's new techmobile to debut Saturday · Theater project addresses Bay Area economic...

Frank Fucking Gehry: Facebook's New Frank Gehry-Designed Office: High Line or Hobbit Walmart?

Photos: Facebook via Wired Ever since it was unveiled in 2013, Facebook's scheme for its new Menlo Park headquarters has wrestled to contain twin impulses: enormousness and casualness, environmentalism and car dependency. When Gehry Partners came out with a design...

Berkeley Boom: Berkeley is undergoing its own building...

Berkeley is undergoing its own building boomlet, and a 99-unit rental building on Dwight Way is the latest residential project to break ground in the city. When finished in summer 2016, the development will have a mix of studios, one-bedrooms,...

Rumormongering: For a few months now, the...

For a few months now, the future of the shuttered McDonald's at 600 Van Ness has been like a mystery wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a McRib. Now there's a rumor swirling that the site owner is exploring putting...

Flipping Out: Boxy Bernal Flip Doubles Price in Just 7 Months, Scores $2.16M

When flippers bought 218 Richland Avenue for $1.05 million last August, the house was a squat pink box with lots of bright paint and old-fashioned wallpaper inside. It was already being advertised as "open plan," but, unsurprisingly, the flippers...

Development Watch: Tiny Apartments Voted Down in Hayes Valley, Up in SoMa

Rendering: Forum Design Right across the street from the condos planned for Flax Art & Design, Paragon Real Estate and Forum Design have been drawing up plans for an eight-story market-rate residential building. In its proposed form, the project—which would...

Evictions Averted: After serving residents of the Vallejo...

After serving residents of the Vallejo Emery, a Chinatown SRO, with eviction notices, the building's owners have reversed course and withdrawn all of the previously issued evictions. Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Julie Christensen both contacted the owners and property...

Flip Watch: Quirky Bernal Fixer That Listed for Just $850K Sells for $1.425M

When the two-bedroom shingled Bernal Heights fixer-upper at 99 Ellsworth Street hit the market just two and a half weeks ago, it clearly had the potential to be a quick, big sale. The asking price was only $850,000, a low...

AM Linkage: Yelp CEO Donates to SFBARF; Battle Over Robin Williams' Estate; 'Airbnb for Boats'

Photo via Scott Cox · Pro-density renters group snags Yelp CEO donation · Housing collective avoids eviction from Mission home · Startups want to be the Airbnb for boats · Robin Williams' wife, children head to court in estate fight...

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