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  1. Development Watch: Are Condos Planned for Lombard a Sign of Things to Come?Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Curbed

    New condo developments don't hit the Marina very often, so when they do, we take note. Lombard Street may not be this trendy neighborhood's fanciest street, but it looks like it could be the site of 53 new condos above 11,000 square feet of retail .

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  2. Night Owl Woes: Having heard our pleas over the...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Curbed

    Having heard our pleas over the lack of overnight BART service , BART is doing the logical thing and looking at launching a test program to expand, wait for it, transbay bus service in the wee hours. Currently, the only way to cross the bay after BART shuts down is by taking one of AC Transit's extremely spotty All Nighter buses to Richmond, Fremont, or San Mateo County.

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  3. Pricechopper: Attack of the Drapes: Chintz-Covered Manse Cuts Price $496KRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Curbed

    The mansion that sits at 860 Fell Street may be exquisite, but it's hard to tell because the place is buried beneath a pile of chintz, gilt, and gaudy. The decor reaches its overwrought peak with a boat-shaped chandelier , masts aloft, sailing across the kitchen.

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  4. Hidden Histories: From Moderne to Vintage, the Story Behind Goodwill's SoMa HQRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Curbed

    Welcome to Curbed's ongoing series Hidden Histories , where we highlight a Bay Area location with a secret past. Maybe it's no longer there, maybe it's been converted into something else, but each spot holds a place in Bay Area history-even if not many people know it.

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  5. Maps: Mapping the 10 SF Homes with the Highest Property TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Curbed

    The expenses that come with buying a mega-manse don't stop with the purchase price. There are usually lap pools to install, indoor basketball courts to wax, and, of course, property taxes that far outstrip even a well-paid techie's annual salary .

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  6. Flower Power: Flower Mart Backers Seek to Block Kilroy with Ballot MeasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    After spending the summer battling the developer who wants to transform part of the San Francisco Flower Mart into tech offices, a group of flower-industry folk and their supporters plan to file paperwork today for a 2015 ballot measure, according to the Examiner . Like Proposition B , which sends waterfront height-limit changes before voters, the San Francisco Flower Mart Protection Act would preserve existing height limits and zoning at the mart's Brannan Street site and send any proposed changes to the ballot box for voter approval .

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  7. The Numbers: Mapping the Demise of the Working Class in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Curbed

    Creative class whisperer Richard Florida and researchers from the Martin Prosperity Institute have come out with a new report on the link between class and geography. You don't have to be inside a think tank to recognize the decades-long pattern of white-collar knowledge workers leaving the suburbs and returning to the urban core, but it is striking to see how economically segregated the Bay Area has become .

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  8. Mural Wire: Twenty-nine New Deal murals above the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Curbed

    Twenty-nine New Deal murals above the lobby of the Rincon Center that have become caked in grime are being restored to their original state. The murals, by Anton Refregier, show scenes from San Francisco history, but were condemned at the time of their painting because of their controversial depictions of California pioneers , a hanging scene, and the presence of a Soviet hammer and sickle.

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  9. Palo Alto Gets Five Stars: Yelp just scooped up all 45,572...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Curbed

    Yelp just scooped up all 45,572 square feet at the soon-to-be finished College Terrace Centre in Palo Alto . In doing so, the San Francisco-based website has greatly expanded its presence in the South Bay and bucked the trend of Silicon Valley-based businesses leasing up space in the city.

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  10. Disappearing Act: Thieves have been making off with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Curbed

    Thieves have been making off with the bronze discs embedded into sidewalks along the Embarcadero. The eight-pound plaques, which depict San Francisco Bay animals and birds, can be recycled for $1.50 per pound at a scrap metal recycler.

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  11. Disaster Wire: In their monthlong spree of Loma...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Curbed

    In their monthlong spree of Loma Prieta anniversary coverage, San Francisco magazine put together this guide to assembling an earthquake kit . It's anxiety-provoking to even think about tackling the DIY version, and rather expensive to shell out for a KQED pledge big enough to net you one for free, so we're glad that someone went to the trouble to research one for us.

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  12. Turf Wars: Turf Fields Battle Could Literally Be a Parks & Recreation PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Curbed

    In San Francisco, it can be impossible to do almost anything that involves changing the city. Even the replacement of four grass soccer fields on the edge of Golden Gate Park near Beach Chalet with artificial turf fields has become such a big deal that voters in the city will weigh in during November's election.

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  13. Cool Map Thing: HotPads has ranked the top 20...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Curbed

    HotPads has ranked the top 20 cities with the highest percentage of bike commuters, and 3 of the top 10 are in California . San Francisco comes in fifth , trailed by Oakland in eighth place and Sacramento in ninth .

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  14. Comparisons : What $3,300/Month Rents You in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | 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: $3,300 .

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  15. Turf Wars: It Takes a Village to Raise a Child Out of a Condo Tower ShadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Curbed

    One of the most contentious proposed developments in San Francisco right now is Maximus Real Estate's SOM-designed 10-story building at 1979 Mission Street, right next to the 16th Street BART station. Detractors have complained about the project for many reasons, but one of their most tangible objections is the shadow it would cast over the playground of nearby Marshall Elementary.

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  16. Hidden Histories: The West Coast's Whaling Hub Once Loomed Over Mission BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Curbed

    Commercial whaling was banned in the US in 1986, excepting indigenous Alaskan communities. But back in the day San Francisco was the chief West Coast whaling center , with the advent of steamboats enabling trips up the Alaskan coast.

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  17. On the Market: Bewitching Marina Manse with Hogwarts Touches Wants $6.9MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Curbed

    Though it's thoroughly Mediterranean from the street, it only takes a peek inside the carved wooden doors of the Marina masterpiece at 3560 Baker Street to confirm that this place is unlike other houses in San Francisco. The entranceway is marked by a twisting staircase, and a chandelier reminiscent of Harry Potter's Hogwarts hangs from the high ceiling.

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  18. The Median Is the Message: Sorry Pac Heights, Presidio Heights Is the Fanciest of AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Curbed

    Which neighborhood has the most expensive median home value in San Francisco? According to a new interactive map by Paragon Real Estate , which compiles sales prices of homes around the city over the past six months, it's Presidio Heights . The venerably leafy hood clocked in at a whopping $5.95 million for sales between March 1 and September 15. As for condos, Yerba Buena took the top spot for prices of two-bedrooms , at $2.075 million.

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  19. Architecture Nerd Alert: Effective immediately, Curbed SF is on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Curbed

    Effective immediately, Curbed SF is on the hunt for two talented freelance bloggers who know and love the Bay Area and want to write all about it-one to cover San Francisco and one to keep tabs on the East Bay, particularly Oakland and Berkeley. If you're the rare unicorn who's knowledgeable about both San Francisco and the East Bay, that's a huge plus.

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  20. Ask Curbed: The Aristocratic Saga of Hillsborough's $100M Mega-ManseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Curbed

    What's the deal with the estate in the middle of the Parrott Drive area of Hillsborough? It's in the center of a large forested area and I cannot even find the driveway entrance anywhere. Do they own that whole green space? Is it off Glenbrook Drive or Crystal Spring Road? I use to live nearby and have been curious about it for years.

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