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This New Old House: "Demolition" Versus "Remodel,' Redux

In December, SF Weekly ran a story about the surreal rules builders exploit to blow up small homes into mansions, consuming San Francisco's dwindling affordable housing stock. That story turned out to be Exhibit 17 in a March 20 hearing…
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News, Feature Bringing Down the Housing: How Builders Game the System

Bringing Down the Housing: How Builders Game the System

Design by Andrew J. Nilsen Nestled into the rugged hillside high atop Twin Peaks, 125 Crown Terrace boasts a breathtaking panorama of the city below. It is the embodiment of the real estate cliché: a million-dollar view. A million-dollar…
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News, The Snitch Fine with Them: Critics Laud Decision to Potentially Make Academy of Art Pay Up

Fine with Them: Critics Laud Decision to Potentially Make Academy of Art Pay Up

Not long ago, we wrote about how a nominal planning department policy to diligently work with those who violate city codes and laws on a "path toward legalization" could be abused by developers who had little use for city codes…
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City policy lets Academy of Art do as it pleases

The city recently started talking tough regarding the ever-expanding real-estate acquisitions of Academy of Art University, hinting at a lawsuit over its serial violations of planning and building codes. And yet a nominal planning department policy appears to have allowed…
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