We've made no secret here at SFist of our support for actual tall buildings in our fair city, where some dumb ordinance from the 80s created by people scared of shadows has kept all our office buildings as uniform boxes all the exact same height. Well, thankfully, the Planning Commission yesterday approved the environmental-impact report for the Transbay Tower and the adjacent buildings that will go with it, clearing the way for San Francisco to get a new tallest building.
Reason for today's 275 Battery shutdown and bomb scare? Yep, "The Price is Right" is at fault. Naturally. As SFist commenter Jackd tells SFist: some guy went up to the law firm on the 29th floor of the building and handed the recept... Read Post
A strikingly tall tower proposed for 706 Mission Street (at Third), which is currently undergoing Planning review, doesn't seem to sit well with architecture critic John King. Others too. [ more › ] Read Post