Lofts At 7 to soon open in Tenderloin [ABC7]

“Based on the forest of skyscrapers in the “Star Trek” and “Star Trek: Into Darkness” skyline, it’s clear that the progressives don’t win another election for at least the next 200 years. I think it’s fair to assume that a Lennar Corp.-bankrolled Super PAC helps elect most of the San Francisco mayors in the 22nd Century.”
To boldly grow: “Star Trek” imagines San Francisco in 2259 [Chron]

“The location and surrounding buildings provide dramatic views and photo opportunities from every angle, so a quick lap is a must. “
Park Life: Relax Like a Railroad Baron at Nob Hill’s Huntington Park [Curbed]

“The original route around Bernal and out to Ocean View remained as a passenger route for Ocean View until 1932, and continued to operate as freight trains through the 1940s. Fun fact – it was also the line that transported coffins to the cemeteries in Colma. “
Hidden Histories: The Lost Railroad Tracks of the Mission and Noe Valley [Curbed]

“Pacific Terrace is definitely being pushed as high-end luxury rentals, with units featuring nine foot ceilings, hardwood floors, washer/dryer in each unit, and fancy finishes. “
Ask Curbed: Is That Polk and Pacific Project Ready for Move-in? [Curbed]

“suppose there was a place, a free public urinal, right on the street. And imagine if it was placed smack in the middle of Pee Central, one of the city’s most notorious open-air toilets, right in the Tenderloin. “
Tenderloin toilet project has lofty goals [Chron]

“The iconic, one story adjacent buildings, established approximately 1917-1918 have both been closed since 2006 were constructed to replace a livery stable that burned down following the 1906 earthquake.”
Another New Building Going Up at Market and Dolores Streets [Castro Biscuit]

“The San Francisco-based peer-to-peer lending group has leased an additional 30,000 square feet at 71 Stevenson St., bringing the company’s total square footage in the building to about 65,000. “
Lending Club doubles down in SoMa [Biz Times]

“I used to paint over tags once or twice a week, but after the murals came in, I have to do it once or twice a day,”
Murals can make graffiti hot spots cool [Chron]

“After many years, a stairway in a neighborhood west of Mount Davidson that had been overgrown and useless for getting to the Muni bus stop at the foot of the pathway will reopen.”
S.F. stairway transformed to a showcase of sustainability [Ex]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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