density

After leaving a big city, you realize the things you’ve taken for granted, like being able to walk to a corner market or local cafe. (Courtesy photo)

Notes from a former SF resident

Almost two years ago, I wrote in the San Francisco Examiner about…

 

The “100 percent affordable alternative” proposal would apply to approximately 200 plus sites across The City that the Planning Department has identified as vacant or underutilized “soft sites” for potential development. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Density done right: The 100 percent affordable alternative

A beloved neighborhood cafe owner recently confided his anxieties to me: “Did…

 

A gas station and car wash at the corner of Oak and Divisadero streets. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Neighbors want more below-market-rate units in proposed SF development

Residents are generally supportive of a proposed mixed-use development that would replace…

 

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoMost of The City's recent construction boom has been concentrated in the eastside of The City

On Guard: Why not look to westside to build homes?

Go west, the saying goes. When it comes to building housing in…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoMost of The City's recent construction boom has been concentrated in the eastside of The City