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Sold Stuff: Just a couple of weeks after...

Just a couple of weeks after hitting the market with a price tag of $4.25 million and an offer date of March 27, 3867 Jackson Street in Presidio Heights has sold. The Mediterranean-style home sold for $5.125 million, an impressive.....

Sold Stuff: Presidio Heights' median price per square...

Presidio Heights' median price per square foot is $993, so when 3480 Clay came onto the market asking $1.495M—$912 per square—it seemed obvious it'd go for a bit over asking. A bit was an understatement. The 3-bed, 2-bath, 1,638 square...

Pricechopper: Presidio Heights Mansion Slashes Price Again to $17.995M

Was: $25,000,000 Now: $17,995,000 You Save: $7,005,000 The mansion at 3800 Washington in Presidio Heights has been on and off the market since May 2012 and despite some big price cuts still hasn't...

Saturday Saturday Saturday: The North Face is Coming to Crissy Field for an Introduction to Mountain Athletics – Expect Swag

TweetApparently, there’s still time to sign up for these free sessions on March 22nd, 2014. FYI “Choose your goal. We’ll get you there. Join us Saturday, March 22nd at Crissy Field in the Presidio from 8am-2pm for an introduction to Mountain Athletics. Participate in a one-hour activity-specific group training led by Mountain Athlete trainers and The [...]

On the Market: Presidio Heights Abode Filled With Character Lists for $4.25M

The Presidio Heights Mediterranean at 3867 Jackson Street that just hit the market for $4.25 million is filled with exquisite details, the best of which is a stained-glass skylight at the top of...

#Magic, Color, Flair: The World of Mary Blair

Located at the Presidio in San Francisco, the Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present MAGIC, COLOR, FLAIR: the world of Mary Blair. This comprehensive exhibition explores the artistic process and development of one of Walt Disney’s most original, beloved, and influential designer and art directors, Mary Blair (1911–1978). Show More Summary

Presidio Pathways: Arguello Boulevard in the Presidio between...

Arguello Boulevard in the Presidio between Inspiration Point Overlook and Washington Boulevard now boasts new bike lanes and pedestrian sidewalks. This relatively short but much-traveled stretch has been the site of 32 collisions over the past ten years. The project...

Mountain Lake Goats: Goats have been recruited as soldiers...

Goats have been recruited as soldiers for the opposition in the latest battle against nonnative plants. Presidio officials are overseeing an effort to restore a section of park near Mountain Lake into the wetland that was once there. 200 eucalyptus...

Real Estate Sold: Last Week's Biggest Sales: SoMa, Noe Valley, Presidio Heights

Listed for: $3,000,000 Received: $3,102,000 Size: 3-bed, 2.5-bath, 5,279-square-foot single-family home Location: 421 Tehama St., SoMa The skinny: This outstanding loft in SoMa came onto the market in early January asking $3M. The 5,200+ square foot warehouse loft has three...

Pricechopper: Presidio Heights Edwardian Lowers Price to $6.375M

After 49 days on the market this gleaming Presidio Heights home shaves a little off the top; dropping $200k from the initial asking price to land at an even $6.375M. With those kinds...

Streetscape Improvements: Upgrades Could Transform Lombard Street in the Marina

Lombard Street between the future Presidio Parkway and Van Ness Avenue is a major gateway to San Francisco, but it's also a serious eyesore. Underdeveloped lots, fast food joints, uneven paving and dangerous pedestrian crossings make the street one of...

On the Market: Opulent Presidio Heights House-Like Condo Lists for $3.995M

Do check out unit #1 at 3233 Jackson Street if you're looking to drop a pile of cash on a 5,000-square-foot home in the tony neighborhood of Presidio Heights. While technically a condo,...

Surveillance through Architecture: Cuba's Abandoned Panopticon Prison

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 1926, Cuba saw the construction of the Presidio Modelo, a prison based on the Panopticon building design. The idea was that a guard could stand in the central tower and watch all of the prisoners in the surrounding cells. Read more...

Rachel + Franklin’s Intimate Shoot at Presidio Park

To continue with the Valentine’s Day weekend, we’re featuring an intimate engagement shoot at the famous Presidio Park in San Diego, California.

Horizontal Veil: Wedding Photos on a Very Windy Day Near the Golden Gate Bridge in the Presidio

TweetThis photo has it all – red, blue, yellow, green, black, and white: Click to expand I forget where the real wedding photographer was. I’ll bet he hit all the stops in Golden Gate Park – everybody goes to the same places, year after year…

Lucas in the Presidio?: The Presidio Trust is hoping to...

The Presidio Trust is hoping to keep George Lucas interested in building his museum for Americana art and Hollywood memorabilia. Despite rejecting the movie tycoon's proposal for Crissy Field, they are offering him a site just west of the old...

Presidio Residential Capital looking to fund $500M in new homes

After handling 53 transactions in 2013, San Diego-based Presidio Residential Capital says it has $331.4 million committed to loans, land purchases and joint ventures in 2014. The company has funded single-family developments in five states — California, Hawaii, Texas, Idaho...

Development Watch: Presidio Passes on All Proposals, Including Lucas Museum

After reviewing all the submittals for the Sports Basement site redevelopment, the Presidio Trust has decided on...none of them. George Lucas made a big push for a museum to hold his $1 billion animated art collection, but now says they'll...

Week 12, Jan. 27 to Feb. 2

2 months agoHealth / Fitness : Jill Outside

Leah and I spotted this red-shouldered hawk in the Presidio during our Thursday night ride. Beat has been engaged in a gear-making frenzy for... well, for several months now. But this week he really upped the production, sewing several...Show More Summary

San Francisco trust rejects plans from George Lucas, others for Presidio

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group governing a swath of prestigious federal park at the northern edge of San Francisco rejected proposals from the film director George Lucas and two other bidders on Monday to build cultural centers on a prime plot of th...

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