The mid-Market Street area has long been troubled by empty storefronts and homelessness, especially the few blocks directly east of San Francisco’s vacant SF Mart building.
But Thursday afternoon, construction workers on the building’s three upper floors were busy installing work stations, filling in walls and ceilings, and building out a sunny rooftop deck. Read More
Firefighters closed off a San Francisco street for about half an hour this afternoon after strong winds blew out a window of the SF Mart building and sent glass raining down onto the pavement below, a fire department battalion chief said. Ninth Street was closed at about 3 p.m. between Mission and Market streets while a handful of firefighters cleaned up the glass with janitor-style brooms and shovels, battalion chief Charles Krane said. Read More