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.
ion of Sunset neighborhood groups has voiced major concern about the size and density of the proposed building, and its adverse effects on the neighborhood and the small single-family homes that would surround it.
With a unanimous vote the San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently approved a $14.3 million loan agreement to help replace the Police Credit Union building on Irving Street between 26th and 27th avenues …
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.
Affordable housing is something San Francisco desperately needs. That’s the one thing everyone in the City agrees on. But unfortunately the fight over affordable housing is often reduced to the false binary of NIMBYs v. YIMBYs (no or yes in my backyard).
Under the leadership of Mayor London Breed, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) has selected Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) to build and develop 100% affordable housing at 2550 Irving St. for families.
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.