SoMa: An evolution in progress…

Change is afoot in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) district, but then, isn’t it always? Since it was first platted in 1847, SoMa’s only constant has been change. During its long life it’s been an exclusive residential neighborhood, a … Continue reading

Mission Bay Residential Developments

Prior to 1998, there was no residential neighborhood in Mission Bay; no Victorian farmhouses, no worker cottages ordered out of a Sears catalog in 1910, no ticky-tacky little boxes constructed en masse by Henry Doelger before World War II, no … Continue reading

Forecasting San Francisco’s Economic Fortunes

SPUR, a non-profit organization which “promotes good planning and good government in the San Francisco Bay Area” has posted this very interesting article on our city’s economy and housing.

Talk on the author, Alice Munro

Last night’s event at my home was enlightening. My friend, Syda Day, lectured on the author Alice Munro by discussing Munro’s unique writing style and Munro’s main subject on memory and associations. Mind-bending reading experience.

Check out the future of some of SF’s major developments with Before/After images.

It’s been a wild year for San Francisco. Batkid took over the city, the tech community came under attack and the only thing people can agree on is that the rent is too damn high. But if the city’s big plans are any indication, the future looks bright — projects are underway from the Embarcadero to the beach. Take a look through some renderings of what San Francisco could look…

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Scoping out: Mission Bay

It’s safe to say that Mission Bay is San Francisco’s fastest-growing neighborhood. Empty Southern Pacific Railroad yards only 15 years ago, the district is now home to some of San Francisco’s finest apartment and condominium complexes, with more going up … Continue reading

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