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Touting its location, location, location on “one of the most coveted blocks in Dolores Heights,” a block and a half from Dolores Park, the “one-of-a-kind home” at 352 Cumberland Street, which totals around 2,800 square feet (including two vacant studio units which front the street), was purchased for $3.75 million in September of 2014. In […]READ MORE +

With repairs to the fractured Salesforce Transit Center now officially underway and expected to be completed by the first week of June, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) is expected to release an official re-opening schedule for the center next month. But according to a preliminary framework for the center’s re-activation presented to the TJPA’s […]READ MORE +

Purchased for $1.528 million in August of 2016, the rent for the Unique Cleaners building at 820 Post Street was soon raised, the business subsequently shuttered, and plans to raze the building and redevelop its Tenderloin parcel were drafted, as we first reported at the time and followed up with the preliminary renderings which have […]READ MORE +

“A place where we can recognize the leather community and all LGBTQ people,” says mayor San Francisco Mayor London Breed says that she’s signed legislation giving the go-ahead to Eagle Plaza, a long planned new park in west SoMa nearly four years in the making. Originally proposed in 2015, the city describes Eagle Plaza as “a LGBTQ leather-focused public pedestrian” space with a “shared public way allowing cars at times but with emphasis on pedestrREAD MORE +

Greek key and starburst designs found inside circa-1921 home There’s a lot of love about this precious little abode at 315 Hemphill Place. For starters, its detailed interior woodwork, which can be seen in the paneling, the built-ins, and the doors. Also, comparatively speaking, the price isn’t too bad at $895,000. (Though, as is the case in this housing-crisis era, it should sell above asking.) Featuring two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,183 square feet, READ MORE +

Twin Peaks homeowner alleges violation of constitutional rights in city’s rebuild order The owner of a demolished Richard Neutra home in Twin Peaks, ordered by the city to rebuild the damaged structure, is now suing San Francisco in both state and federal court, claiming a violation of his constitutional rights. Ross Johnston, owner of the Largent House on Hopkins Street, received word from the Planning Commission in December that he must rebuild an exact reREAD MORE +

The board overseeing the Oakland Coliseum reportedly opted Friday to restart lease talks that would allow the Oakland Raiders to return for at least one more season, but the football team also continues talks to play at the home of the San Francisco Giants. The Oakland-Alameda County Stadium Authority decided during a closed session to restart talks that broke down in December, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. Talks collapsed after the city filed an antitrusREAD MORE +

A four-story Russian Hill mansion once owned by actor and real estate collector Nicolas Cage is on the market for $10.95 million. Sitting aside the north slope of San Francisco’s picturesque Russian Hill neighborhood, the 898 Francisco St. residence offers views of North Bay landmarks like Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge. The 6,305-square-foot home has six bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms, and the entrance floor alone features a powder room, a lREAD MORE +

Not all incubators and accelerators are pumping out the next big app. Here are some that are creating restaurants, robots, and clean energy solutions.  All the organizations ranked on the San Francisco Business Times' Greater Bay Area Accelerators and Incubators list. From large to small, the graduates of these programs have a lot of success in the Bay Area. Check out the slideshow of some of the niche incubators and accelerators that made the list this year. READ MORE +

San Francisco Magazine Kathryn Romeyn The Hollywood Roosevelt Photo by Greg Gainor Three L.A. hotels draw in and foster creative talent.   Images and Captions:  READ MORE +

San Francisco Magazine Mike Espindle Courtesy of Grand Seiko Long established as a premier brand in Asia and a favorite of watch collectors, Grand Seiko shares its plans—and a line of exclusive timepieces—to capture the hearts of even more AmericanREAD MORE +

San Francisco Magazine Allison McCarthy Christopher Stark A playful design challenge transforms a classic San Francisco Victorian into a colorful menagerie.   When Jaclyn Christensen of IDF Studio was first asked to design this 2,750-sREAD MORE +