We spotted a Bug! in Westwood Highlands, and what would appear to be a new real estate franchise in town, with a cute little car mascot to boot. Just thought you’d like to know.
It took them ages to get there, but they’ve finally destructed the Coronet Theater on Geary St. “This Streamline Moderne cavern is San Francisco’s Church of the Big-Budget Blockbuster. Both “Star Wars: Special Edition” and “Phantom Menace” made their debuts here, with people camping for weeks in the dumpster-strewn parking lot. Despite its massive appeal, … Continue reading Adios Coronet!
There’s just something about seeing naked wood in San Francisco that gets us all giddy. Maybe it’s the prospect of something entirely new being built in the neighborhoods where we live. Or maybe it’s the fact that when we see something like this, it is clear somebody had the persistence and patience to push their … Continue reading Holloway and Bixbee: new construction find
“An investment group comprised of Canadel Development in Canada, and Polar Investments, an Israeli company controlled by Ziel Feldman, paid $25 million for the hotel. They plan to convert it into 100 luxury condominiums and add additional space. The conversion is expected to take 18-24 months, and cost $54 million.” “Proceeds from the final sale … Continue reading Heritage Marina Hotel going Condo! (2550 Van Ness Avenue)
Following up to our post regarding the new construction on the corner of 17th & Clayton, our reader “luv” sent us these pictures: What this will be is four, 4-level town homes, around 1500-1800 square feet each. Three of the homes will be 3BR/3.5BA, the fourth will be 3BR/3BA. Each home will have two decks, … Continue reading 17th & Clayton Pics of new development and some “luv”
The newest stage of our Tour de San Francisco (real estate), Diamond Heights (District 4b), has been posted. We invite you to check it out, especially all you fans of Mid-Century Modern.
Having driven by this construction project on the corner of 14th Ave and Clement countless times, I finally stopped, shot, and unfortunately couldn’t roll. And now I’m forced to quit dreaming. According to the construction crew, it is going to be a synagogue, and the vertical sides perfect for a frontside air, or McTwist, will … Continue reading Church of Skate?
We had so much fun comparison shopping with 2901 Broadway (the $55,000,000 listing we have here in San Francisco), we thought why not do a drive by and scare the ___ out of the Gettys and Ellison, and Trainas, who live on this block? Not that kind of drive by, but a Google drive by, with … Continue reading 2901 Broadway, a Google drive-by
Call it a fixer, and put a big dumpster out front and fill it full of junk: 1762 42nd Avenue @ Noriega, asking $728,000, needs pretty much everything, and will probably get all that and more. –Good Bones [sfn BLOG] –20 on 40 [sfn BLOG] –1762 42nd Ave [MLS]
There’s been a lot of chatter about this property and all the new developments popping up in SoMa, Mission Bay, South Beach, Rincon Hill, etc., so we’re going to tell you what we know about the Soma Grand. We actually know A LOT more than what we’re printing, but we’ve promised not to disclose certain … Continue reading The Skinny on the Grand (Soma Grand)
Before: It’s been a while, and a long hard battle, but Cinema 21 is almost back to life. What it looks like on the inside, we have no idea. But from the outside, it’s gettin’ closah to completion. What does this have to do with real estate? Well, for one, it is a remodeled building. For … Continue reading Cinema 21 Gettin’ Closah! (Drive by ™)
One of our readers forwards us this picture and re-iterates the importance of well known retailers moving into “less desirable” locations. Peet’s opened nearly a month ago on the corner of 16th Ave. and Geary. If this Peet’s does well, it could lead to many other retailers moving to the area. Time will tell. We … Continue reading How coffee affects your property (Drive by ™)
In honor of the (re)launch of our new blog, we are introducing a new section on par with our Stalefish, and Maximum Overbid of the Week. Introducing… Drive By… drive by a property (or walk, we’re green), see, point, shoot, post. You are welcome to do the same. Send us your Drive By photos and … Continue reading Drive By ™