Transbay Block 6 & 7
Transbay Block 6 & 7 is being designed by BAR Architects and will be made up of three buildings.
299 Fremont Street (Block 6 Market Rate) – 409 units, 6,400 sq. feet of retail –Having broken ground last December, 299 Fremont is currently under development with the main tower rising 15 stories with a rooftop garden and sky gardens up the center of the building. A connected podium building is also being constructed and recently been approved for maximum zoning height. The Solomon Cordwell Buenz design is aiming for LEED Gold certification.
280 Beale Street (Block 6 Affordable Rate) – 70 Units, 2,200 sq. feet of retail. Project completion is expected sometime in 2015.
222 Beale Street (Block 7 Affordable Rate) – 85 Units –Construction for 222 Beale Street on Block 7 is slated to start in September 2015. 222 Beale Street, separated by 299 Fremont and 280 Beale by the Clementina Street alleyway, will consist of three buildings incorporating a 4,500 sq. feet day care center, open space area, and 85 affordable units. Mercy Housing will manage the three building complex and project completion is expected in March 2017.
BAR Architects is best known for their award winning designed buildings in San Francisco such as 38 Dolores, 1645 Pacific and The Sutterfield (1483 Sutter).