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  • S.F.’s Latest Project Earns Early Praise

    SAN FRANCISCO—A newly completed affordable housing complex for seniors is being hailed as a prime example of environmentally sustainable design.

  • Projects, Programs Launched in the West

    Jack London Gateway, a proposed 60-unit affordable housing development for seniors in Oakland, Calif., is among the projects receiving a reservation of low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) in the state this year.

  • Remembering the Forgotten

    SAN FRANCISCO—The Rev. Glenda Hope stands in the lobby of an old residential hotel and says a prayer.

  • BEST URBAN PROJECT:Project Binds Housing and Library

    SAN FRANCISCO—David Sandow was homeless for six years before moving into his new apartment.

  • Lights Off in San Francisco

    On Saturday, October 20, 2007, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., involved homeowners, businesses, and schools in San Francisco and Los Angeles will install one compact fluorescent bulb and turn off all non-essential lighting for one hour as part of the first "Lights Out San Francisco" energy...

  • Private Equity Office, Menlo Park

    Working in the financial services industry is a stressful, highly charged experience in which 15-hour workdays are the norm. When one quickly growing northern California equity firm needed to move its operations to accommodate its personnel expansion, it hired Gensler to transform two unconnected...

  • Three Proposals for San Francisco's Transbay Neighborhood

    The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), a group formed in 2001 to redevelop the aging 1930s transit station located at Mission and 1st streets, put out an international call last year for architect-developer teams to design the city's Transbay neighborhood.

  • Not Your Grandfather's Power-Tool Race

    Belt-sander racers step aside: Your tools just aren't fast enough — and even if they were, they're way too ordinary-looking to compete in the Power Tool Drag Races.

  • The New Take On Mid-Rise Design

    A four-story gleaming silver ellipse will feature new condominiums over a two-story café space at the corner of 888 Seventh St. in San Francisco

  • The Savior of New Orleans?

    So much depends on Ed Blakely, the planner charged with pushing the recovery effort from idea to reality.