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Old Posted Apr 7, 2020, 8:35 PM
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Originally Posted by BobbyMucho View Post
I'm sure plenty of people would've loved to see this all denser (and taller) but this is what you get when you build a high volume of BMR housing on old marshland and soft infill you elect a state senator beholden to neighborhood groups whose chief function is preserving their views and the rest of the status quo. Limited heights, smaller budgets, and less daring architecture.

The Mission Rock stuff you're seeing is a profit-focused development with a larger commercial / office component, so of course, it's denser, taller, and nicer looking.

As for whether it looks like SF, I think that's kind of based more on the decade than any specific aesthetic golden rule.
I fixed your post. Mission Bay is squat because John Burton, under pressure from the Potrero Hill residents, dictated it so.
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