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Mapping San Francisco's biggest construction projects

Where the cranes are roosting A look at San Francisco's skyline these days provokes an inevitable question: Are we really using all of those cranes? The answer, of course, is not only yes, it's a resounding, "Yes, and," as smaller but...Show More Summary

10 pics of the new geometric light sculptures in Hayes Valley

A dodecahedron and a rhombicosidodecahedron make their stunning SF debut Patricia's Green, the unofficial town square in Hayes Valley on Octavia, has been a boon for unique art pieces over the years. The Temple, created by artist David Best, is the area’s most noted example. Show More Summary

Contemporary concrete dream in Pebble Beach asks $4.8 million

One person’s slab of concrete is another’s dream home We rarely venture down to exceedingly tony Pebble Beach, so let’s take a look at what this exclusive town has to offer: aside from golfing and car shows, this just-listed, unabashedly...Show More Summary

One quarter of SF renters make $150K annually

Of course, the way things are going these days, one must The wealthy buy; the not-so-wealthy rent. That’s always been the conventional wisdom when it comes to housing. But San Francisco is not necessarily known for its conventional approach...Show More Summary

The Overlook, SF’s neighborhood-in-the-making, finds a buyer

A big change could come to the slopes of Mount Sutro The Overlook, a would-be community of 29 new homes on the western slope of Mount Sutro, spent five years trying to get the entitlements, and now spent the last 12 months trying toShow More Summary

Industrial-chic Stinson Beach home asks $2.97 million

Striking by the sea There’s something to be said for a beach house that does away with any and all oceanic cliches. Nary a starfish table accent nor seashell wind chime will be found inside this contemporary home in Stinson Beach. Refreshing,...Show More Summary

San Francisco votes to confiscate homeless tents, fails to pass funding to house them

Though largely symbolic, voters chose to ban tents on city streets The results on Tuesday’s elections have dazed and confused many. As far as local politics go, the results of two housing measures still have some scratching their heads. Proposition Q, which ostensibly makes it verboten for people to pitch tents on city sidewalks, won. Show More Summary

Map: Where in SF did Trump do best on election night?

Nowhere in the city did the president-elect prove popular with voters, but he is less unpopular in some neighborhoods than others President-elect Donald Trump didn’t fare particularly well with San Francisco voters on Tuesday, although...Show More Summary

Castro Victorian charmer asks $1.9 million

Stunning, renovated 1900 detached home wants a pretty penny Today is one of those days that makes you appreciate San Francisco more than before. And this renovated Victorian smack dab in the heart of the Castro does nothing but provide...Show More Summary

Judge rejects Airbnb bid to block SF ordinance

Short-term rental companies dealt another blow for disruption Hours into Tuesday’s presidential election, a very different bitter contest took a big turn as a U.S. district judge steamrolled Airbnb’s arguments in its lawsuit againstShow More Summary

Small and stylish life in Yerba Buena for $1.2 million

Two-bedroom condo inside converted building satisfies your most secret downtown yearnings Sometimes we feel alone in our tawdry desire to live the downtown lifestyle. While many a detailed Victorian and exquisite Edwardian touch both the mind and heart, our more lustful longings have an eye pointed at anything flashy below Fourth Street. Show More Summary

San Francisco voters spike housing measures

From tents on sidewalks to competing bids for affordable housing, here are the ballot results Not much changed for housing in San Francisco at the ballot box on Tuesday. Although a final vote count won’t be available for days, it’s clear...Show More Summary

Curbed Comparisons: What $5,300 rents you in San Francisco right now

The second most pivotal choice you’ll make today 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? Let's find out. Show More Summary

Renovated Silicon Valley Eichler asks $2.2 million

Another day, another Palo Alto midcentury hits the market There’s something to be said for a drastically renovated Eichler home. Just read the comments on any of our Eichler pieces for proof. And today we have yet another one, this one...Show More Summary

Neighborhood for sale on Mt. Sutro cuts price $6 million

All this could be yours, after 53 years of waiting It’s a familiar story: A developer or landowner spend years entitling a project, only to turn right around and put the papers up for sale as soon as the gavel comes down on their final...Show More Summary

SF City Hall goes red, white, and blue for Election Day

Go vote, folks Per tradition, San Francisco City Hall must change its colors to align with certain holidays or events. And why should Election Day be any different? On Monday, the Civic Center behemoth lit up red, white, and blue, providing passersby a colorful reminder to get out and vote today. Show More Summary

Making sense of San Francisco’s housing propositions

Helping you decipher the Tuesday ballot’s alphabet soup Tuesday is Election Day. You may have already heard. With everything going on, including a remarkable 25 local ballot measures from which to choose, local voters might feel beleaguered...Show More Summary

Maybeck-inspired Berkeley home asks $699,000

A gentle remodel would do wonders for this wonderful abode While not itself a Maybeck—Bernard Maybeck, an American architect of the Arts and Crafts Movement, who designed many notable Bay Area structures including the Palace of Fine Arts and the Roos House—this Berkeley home was reportedly inspired by him. Show More Summary

Rolling Stone photographer’s remodeled Cole Valley Victorian asks $5.99 million

That’s a lot of moss to gather Rolling Stone magazine alum Baron Wolman shot some of the most famous images ever captured of rock-’n-roll royalty, and he did it in the upstairs bedroom of his Pearl of a Victorian home at 164 Belvedere. Actually, Wolman only worked out of the Cole Valley house for a few years. Show More Summary

Condo inside historic Haight-Ashbury 1896 Victorian asks $1.5 million

Gorgeous Eastman Building on Lyon Street offers up a large, second-floor gem One block down from Buena Vista Park you’ll find the historic Eastman Building in the Haight-Ashbury. A unit inside the corner building has landed on the market,...Show More Summary

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