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Gas Line Break Briefly Stops Work on Folsom

Construction workers at a residential building on Folsom Street between 20th and 21st streets had to stop work briefly today because of a loosened gas pipe. As workers were replacing some of the electrical lines around the house, one worker said, they accidentally hit an older gas service pipeline with a shovel and knocked a connection loose, causing a minor gas leak....
Rendering courtesy of HerreroBoldt

Earthquake-Safe St. Luke’s Hospital Expected in 2019

A brand-new, earthquake-safe, 120-bed replacement for St. Luke’s Hospital on Valencia Street will be completed in 2018, open to patients by 2019, and its older version will be demolished sometime after 2020. That’s according to Dean Fryer, a spokesperson for the hospital, and Paul Klemish, HerreroBOLDT’s Director of Business & Risk Management, who is one of many leading construction efforts...
La maestra Tara Ramos sentada afuera de su hogar actual. Un a unidad de una habitación de la cual se suponía iba a mudarse en octubre.

Compradora de Vivienda a Precio Accesible aún no Puede Mudarse

  La maestra de la escuela Sanchez Elementary, Tara Ramos, ganó en marzo la oportunidad de comprar una vivienda a precio inferior al del mercado. Esta es una de las cuatro unidades a este precio del 35 de la calle Dolores, donde se completó la construcción de un edificio de cuatro pisos en 2014. En lugar de pagar la tarifa del...
Forty artists and community members began planning to fight Inner Mission's impending eviction in April.

Building Trades Council Opposes Bryant Development (Chronicle)

The Chronicle reports that the Building Trades Council, a group of representatives from construction labor unions, has submitted a resolution to the Planning Commission opposing the large rental development planned for Bryant Street. The developer of the project, Nick Podell, has already begun striking compromises with various local opponents of the project, such as the arts organization Inner Mission (formerly CELLspace)....
Doesn't Mission High look lovely? And that field...so perfect...

Sneak Peek at Dolores Park’s New North

Well, one thing’s for sure, you’ll never see the turf this pristine again. Dolores Park’s northern half is scheduled to reopen with a celebratory silent disco next Thursday, June 18. But today, the press got a little tour of the almost-complete walkways, bathrooms, promenade, courts, and field. Have a look:    
Guests and proprietors chat at the opening of RareField's new offices last Thursday. Photo by Laura Wenus

Paxton Gate Design-Build Venture Forges Future As RareField

It’s a unique San Francisco paradox: Everyone knows where to go for taxidermied animals, amber-fossilized insects, and general curiosities. But nobody seems to know that Paxton Gate also innovates and installs classy interiors and gardens. “Paxton Gate is such a strong brand,” explained lead designer Todd McCrea. “The more we got into it the more we realized that this is...
Current status of the promenade at Dolores Park. Photo by Laura Wenus

Afternoon Report: Dirt from Dolores

It’s time for  the Afternoon Report:  After considerable delays in the renovation of the park’s northern half due to excess groundwater that forced contractors to install a whole new drainage system, progress is picking back up. Maintenance crews and gardeners will be moving equipment and operations to a new maintenance building February 8, according to gardener Shannon Gorsau. Gorsau also said he...
Construction crews at work. Photo by Lynne Shallcross.

Under Construction: The Mission’s Big 10

Cranes and construction crews have become a common feature of many a Mission corner these days. But for as many projects currently under construction, there are about half a dozen working their way through the planning process. We’ve done a fair amount of reporting on these projects throughout the years, and thought it’s high time to write a handy guide of...
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Parking Unavailable During Water Pipe Installation on Florida St.

Starting August 6, crews from a contractor for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will start installing an eight-inch water pipe on Florida Street from 16th to 26th streets. Parking will be temporarily unavailable on a block-by-block basis during construction hours (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.), but each restriction will last no longer than eight to 10 business days. If...