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  1. Upgrades: Broken down escalators at BART stations...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    Broken down escalators at BART stations are all too common in downtown San Francisco, and BART is addressing the situation by replacing some of the worst-performing escalators in the city . The plan also includes the addition of canopies at the Powell and Civic Center stations in its first phase, which will be implemented by 2017.

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  2. Street Solar: Three new solar-powered electric-vehicle charging stations...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Curbed

    Three new solar-powered electric-vehicle charging stations are launching around San Francisco to demonstrate how electricity for car charging can come from renewable sources . The stations are now located at the Stonestown Galleria Mall parking lot, the parking lot at the Embarcadero and Green Street, and a City CarShare lot on 17th and Shotwell, but they will rotate to new locations every three months.

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  3. The Numbers: Sales of Luxury Homes in SF Are at Their Highest Levels EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Curbed

    More houses and condos in San Francisco sold for above $2 million last month than in any other month in San Francisco's history, according to the latest San Francisco Luxury Home Market report from Paragon Real Estate. There were 89 sales of $2 million and up in March , a big increase over the 42 that occurred in March 2014.

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  4. Flipping Out: Totally Rebuilt Cow Hollow Home Triples in Size, Adds $5.985MRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Curbed

    Many of the made-over properties around San Francisco are built in a cookie-cutter style, with predictable layouts, design elements, and finishes. That is not the case with 1864 Greenwich Street in Cow Hollow.

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  5. That Was Fast: The Bay Area dominated a recent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Curbed

    The Bay Area dominated a recent list compiled by real estate website Trulia that examines where in the United States homes sell fastest . San Francisco came out on top, with only 26 percent of homes that hit the market still up for sale after 60 days .

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  6. We're No. 1: Forbes: San Francisco Is the Absolute Worst City for RentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Curbed

    Today Forbes released its ranking of the best and worst markets for renters , and whaddaya know, three of the top ten are in the Bay Area . San Francisco comes in first , with a 12.8 percent increase in average monthly rent over the prior year , trailed by Oakland at No.

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  7. Comparisons : What $3,200/Month Rents You in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Curbed

    Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various San Francisco neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $3,200 .

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  8. I'm Feeling Lucky: 'Is San Francisco Really That Gay?' And Other Stuff People Google About UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Curbed

    After our pals at Curbed NY and Curbed Seattle looked into what people were Googling about their cities, we decided to go deep into the Google searches about San Francisco . We typed simple searches about the city, its neighborhoods, and surrounding areas into Google and let autocomplete tell us what the top searches about San Francisco really are.

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  9. Leapholes: Transportation Carrier Leap, Facing ADA Complaint, Has TOS ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Curbed

    A San Francisco resident who uses a wheelchair has filed a complaint with the Department of Justice alleging that Leap-the "Virgin America of buses" that recently debuted as a Muni alternative for spendy Marina residents -violates the Americans with Disabilities Act . Chris Pangilinan, who filed the complaint, is himself a former Muni transportation engineer, and he alleges that the used buses Leap acquired for its fleet were originally wheelchair accessible, the Chronicle reports.

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  10. Great Leap Backward: A San Francisco resident who uses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Curbed

    A San Francisco resident who uses a wheelchair has filed a complaint with the Department of Justice alleging that Leap, the "Virgin America of buses" that recently debuted as a Muni alternative for spendy Marina residents, violates the Americans with Disabilities Act . Chris Pangilinan, who filed the complaint, is himself a former Muni transportation engineer, and he alleges that the used buses Leap acquired for its fleet were originally wheelchair accessible.

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  11. The Numbers: SF Added More New Housing In 2014 Than It Has in 20 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Curbed

    The production of new housing in San Francisco in 2014 reached its highest level in more than twenty years, according to the 2014 San Francisco Housing Inventory report released by SF Planning . There was a net addition of 3,514 units during 2014 , a figure that was up 79% from 2013 and well above the 10-year average of 2,075 new units per year.

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  12. Under $500K Club: At Just 291 Square Feet, SF's Tiniest Condo Sells for $415KRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Curbed

    When the smallest condo for sale in San Francisco hit the market last month looking for just $299K , we elected to think of it as a particularly spacious walk-in-closet-plus a bay window!-and admired the bright room, even if it was a bit dubiously spacious looking . Despite the appearance two weeks later of an even smaller Cow Hollow TIC , condo-wise, this SoMa unit remained the smallest available, until a buyer snapped it up for $415,000 cash.

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  13. The Numbers: Condo Prices in San Francisco Soar to Record LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Curbed

    Will the prices of new condos being built in San Francisco ever slow their upward march? In the first half of last year, San Francisco saw huge prices in the per-square-foot pricing of newly built condos , and $1,000 or more per square became the new norm. Now, according to the latest report from the Mark Company , the city has now reached $1,257 per square foot for new condo construction, up 22 percent over the same time last year .

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  14. The Numbers: Sad Chart Confirms SF Isn't Adding New Housing Fast EnoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Curbed

    Between 2007 and 2014, San Francisco granted permits to 16,449 new housing units, just 53 percent of the 31,193 total it needed to keep up with population growth , as projected by the Association of Bay Area Governments . The city's dismal performance just about guarantees more graphs summing up our equally dismal building record in the years to come.

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  15. Parklets Wanted: San Franciscans who want to create...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Curbed

    San Franciscans who want to create a parklet take note: the application season for new parklets around the city officially opened yesterday . This is the first open call for new parklets since the spring of 2013, and all interested parties, including residents not associated with a business or restaurant , are welcome to apply.

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  16. Five Shall Be the Number: Retired San Francisco architect Eugene Lew...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Curbed

    Retired San Francisco architect Eugene Lew is proposing a solution to the housing crisis: new five-story, five-unit buildings around shared outdoor gardens . Lew calls his concept "Dom-I-City," and envisions full-floor units with three bedrooms, two baths, and 1,400 square feet that would be perfect for families .

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  17. Pricechopper: Dolores Heights Home with Missing Walls Cuts Price By $600KRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Curbed

    The three-bedroom home at 3750 Dolores Street does not appear to be in livable condition, with pieces of its ceiling and walls missing. Despite its drawbacks, the house has been on the market since mid-February asking $2.495 million thanks to its fantastic views and the opportunity to turn it into a modern hilltop home.

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  18. Comparisons: What $2,800/Month Rents You in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Curbed

    Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various San Francisco neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $2,800 .

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  19. Video Interlude: Lonely Island-Style Rap Sends Up the Absurdity of Apartment Hunting in SFRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Curbed

    Apartment hunting in San Francisco can be a pretty soul-crushing experience, filled with sketchy converted storage and illegal-looking bunk beds that command top dollar despite their total suckitude. Cross that existential despair with some inspired Lonely Island-style antics and you get "A Place in the City," a sad-because-it's-true sendup of San Francisco's ever-tightening rental market from the aspiring sketch comedians of DeskFan Comedy .

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  20. Development Watch: Micro Maven Patrick Kennedy Plans 395-Square-Foot Affordable Rentals for SoMaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Curbed

    Patrick Kennedy of Panoramic Interests is best known for developing teensy but livable micro-units . However, his newest proposal in San Francisco isn't technically for his signature micro-studios, but instead for very small one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms whose diminutive size is meant to make them affordable by design-and thus cheaper than the average SoMa apartment.

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