Saturday, December 5, 2020

Tag: Millennium Tower

Reflections on a phantom mall—and other local property follies

Former CurbedSF editor Brock Keeling on the future of the city, jaw-dropping real estate porn, and covering our wild and tragic local moment

Arts Forecast: And here’s the real kicker…

ARTS FORECAST The Stomp tour stomped into town for a very brief visit at ACT last weekend (why, when it could stay so much longer?)—and the minute I saw that looming...

Will the taxpayers bail out the Millennium Tower developer?

In all the talk of the pending settlement of the lawsuits over the Great Leaning Tower of Soma, a key fact has been largely buried: It appears that a significant...

The utter absurdity of the Central Soma Plan EIR

The SF Board of Supervisors approved the EIR for the Central Soma Plan Tuesday, despite hours of testimony from Soma residents and activists who said that the plan would...

Is everyone at City Hall incompetent?

I will stipulate that the BART Station at 16thStreet is dirty. But it seems a bit of a stretch to say that because of that problem, San Francisco’s entire...

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

This is a critical time for our city. There are a lot of important issues at stake that matter to all of us. Income inequality. Homelessness. Drugs. Auto burglaries....

Scott Wiener’s housing straw man

 “The market is powerful, but we need other things. That’s why we have regulations. We have to go against the flow and re channel the flow because the flow...

Key documents in Millennium Tower fiasco have gone missing

Two binders including critical information about the Millennium Tower, also known as the Leaning Tower of Soma, have gone missing, information presented at a hearing last week shows. The documents...

Investigation: New condos aren’t owned by San Francisco residents

When condos in a triplet of luxury towers near the Embarcadero called The Brannan began selling in 2000, wealthy buyers snapped them up. Nine years later, developers of the...