In March of 2019, 14-year-old Madlen Koteva was walking a dog around Lake Merced with her mother when a car driven by a 91-year-old woman struck them.
munity meetings I’ve attended with city leaders, I’ve discovered that compromising with the neighbors is actually not on the agenda.
Trading in automobile parking lots for green space and pedestrian pathways is the core idea driving the renovation of the Stonestown Galleria because the traditional model for the shopping mall will either evolve or die.
The latest effort to increase the City’s housing supply is a proposal to replace the old Firestone Tires Complete Auto Care store at the corner of Geary Boulevard and Wood Street with more than three dozen new apartments.
District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer and a coalition of local housing advocates announced on Oct. 16 the acquisition of the property located at 4200 Geary Blvd. – currently the site of a funeral home – to construct a 100%-affordable senior housing complex.
While state-mandated restrictions on non-essential construction have been in effect since the COVID-19 outbreak, neighborhood groups have become concerned over proposed plans for an apartment building at 4326-4336 Irving St. in the Outer Sunset District, between 44th and 45th avenues.
A five-story, mixed-use building, now under review by the San Francisco Planning Department, will replace a Union 76 gas station at the corner of Lawton Street and 42nd Avenue in the Outer Sunset District.
A 20-unit development at the corner of Judah Street and 45th Avenue is moving forward after the San Francisco Board of Appeals rejected efforts by some local residents to put the brakes on redeveloping an old gas station.
A lawsuit has been filed against a proposed redevelopment plan for 3333 California St. by the proponents of an alternative plan, after they lost an appeal of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ approval.
On June 20, the San Francisco Planning Commission gave approval to a new use for the Alexandria Theater on Geary Boulevard. The building, which was a movie theater for more than 80 years, will feature two swimming pools and meeting space.
The plan for a new building in Presidio Heights is moving forward, despite a wall of opposition from neighbors and surrounding businesses, thanks to a decision by District 2 Supervisor Catherine Stefani.
A new building proposed for the 3600 block of Sacramento Street got the green light from the SF Planning Commission in spite of substantial neighborhood opposition, mostly amid concerns about how it will affect nearby businesses.
The building would have four stories, with the upper three built over a parking garage. The residential floors would encircle a central courtyard.
A plan to build more than 250 residential units on the site currently operating as the California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), located at 3700 California St., is now being reviewed by the SF Planning Department.
A 13-building development planned at the University of California’s Laurel Heights
campus, a 10-acre site located at 3333 California St., has already drawn community
opposition, even as it is being reviewed by the SF Planning Department.