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Towers Could Soon Rise At 1500 Mission St.
March 14, 2017 Julie Littman, Bay Area, Bisnow

A significant redevelopment of a site at 1500 Mission St. is close to moving forward. San Francisco Planning Commission will consider Related California’s proposal to redevelop the site on March 23. The plan would be part of a much larger vision by the city to develop the Market and Van Ness corridor, now known as The Hub, into a cluster of towers and upwards of 7,280 housing units, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Related's proposed project on 2.5 acres includes the development of a 39-story apartment tower at the site of a Goodwill store and a 16-story office for city employees at the north and east sides of the site. The residential tower would include ground-floor retail facing a walkway in between the two buildings. The office tower would include meeting rooms and an art gallery. The project would retain a 40-foot-deep portion of an old bottling plant's facade and restore a streamlined clock tower. The project is designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Among the interesting design aspects will be a canopy of overlapping metal triangles extending as much as 20 feet off the edge of the building to keep the winds coming in from the ocean at bay . . . .

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