01-10-2013: The San Francisco Planning Commission approved a $10 million renovation of the New Mission Theater, as well plans for construction of a 114-unit condo development in the adjacent former Giant Value space. Theater plans include a 348-seat theater and four smaller screening rooms, as well as a full restaurant and bar. Work is projected to start as early as Summer of 2013. MORE.
SEE ALSO: San Francisco's legacy moviehouse closures during the period of 1978 to the present.
Despite public opposition, condo development threatens the Harding
Theater, the only remaining single screen theater in the Western Addition. ››MORE.
The historic buildings that until recently
housed U.C. Extension face demolition in a development proposed for
this six-acre site. ››MORE.
Despite being the oldest remaining building on its block as well one of the earliest residential structures in the Eureka Valley neighborhood, 70 Douglass Street was exempted from environmental review and faces demolition—underscoring the urgent need for an historical survey in San Francisco's Eureka Valley. ››Read the Friends letter to Bevan Dufty.