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Why do San Francisco homes go vacant?

Lavish Renaissance Revival-style mansion in Pac Heights asks $26.8M

Built in 1904, this not-so-humble home once hosted the SF Decorator Showcase.

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The architect who’s confronting climate change

Pamela Conrad is out to restore nature to our cities—and help them face future ecological disasters.

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The 5 most pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods in SF

Not all neighborhoods are equal when foot hits pavement.

Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier delayed

Life-saving project likely two years late, set for 2023.

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The Curbed SF moving guide

Everything you need to know to make the city your home.

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101 kids’ books about where and how we live

Recommended reading for the budding urbanists among us.

Oakland to consider housing homeless on cruise ship

City council president says 1,000 people could find shelter offshore, but the port says idea is all wet.

A giant 150-foot ferris wheel is coming to Golden Gate Park

Rides will cost $18.

The city opens parking lot specifically for the homeless

Small city-owned lot near BART may presage larger facility for car and RV-dwellers.

SF considers plan to encourage development in Sunset and Richmond districts

ABAG proposal is non-binding, but could signal future interest in breaking density taboos on west side.

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San Francisco’s most underrated buildings

Overlooked wonders that deserve a second look.

Oracle convention pulls out of SF over ‘street conditions’

The tech giant cites hotel costs and homeless crisis.

Number of homes for sale in Bay Area plummets from 2018

Is this thing on?

SF Housing Authority budget nightmare crashes promising homeless relief program

The agency spins its wheels and leaves the city’s Moving On Initiative with nowhere to move onto.

Condo plans for Lucky 13 site nearly triple in volume

New developer proposes 90 homes at location of seemingly immortal Market Street bar.

90 percent of Bay Area residents wants to get rid of PG&E, says poll

Related: Nearly 30 percent of respondents say they’ve been "directly affected" by fires and blackouts.

What $5,600 rents in SF right now

Five new rentals, from the Marina to Bernal Heights.

This 30-foot portion of a Russian Hill apartment wants $850 per month

It’s curtains for SF renters hoping for a break on the rent.

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The Curbed guide to Colorado ski country

Our comprehensive guide outlines everything you need to know about skiing in Colorado, from where to stay to the best activities on and off the snow.

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Part of Octavia Boulevard permanently closed to cars in park extension

Closure extends Hayes Valley park and could help combat driver-related deaths.

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San Francisco’s top places for crying in public

Go ahead—let it out.

Tiburon’s ‘red barn’ charms to the tune of $2.47M

Built in 1908, the barn was originally the old records office for the Point Tiburon Railroad.

SF is the most expensive place in the world to build

San Francisco edged out New York City in 2019 for a queasy honorarium.

KRON 4 building demolished for senior housing

New building in the works since 2014.

California politician used BART cafes in fraud scheme

Former San Bernadino assemblymember promised to open Peet’s locations at two SF BART stops but now admits he absconded with the money.

Japanese-style midcentury behemoth in Ross asks $43M

It’s been in the same family for more than 50 years.

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These are the best holiday lights in the Bay Area

The Bay Area is no slouch when it comes to decking the proverbial halls. There are plenty of spots that take the business of holiday light decorating seriously.

San Jose and Milpitas BART off until April

Or longer.

California transit-housing bill trashed in SF ahead of new push

State Sen. Scott Wiener’s SB 50 decried at City Hall for second time this year.

Bay Area residents unhappy with region says every poll ever

For years, pollsters have said San Franciscans are spoiling to leave—and it’s all starting to sound the same.

California rent control could go before voters in 2020

Deja vu.

Planning Commissioner accuses inspectors of conspiracy in bizarre renovation feud

Dennis Richards unleashed his anger at a surreal Board of Appeals hearing.

Stanley Saitowitz home in Mill Valley stuns for $6.95M

New construction made of concrete, glass, and steel.

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The best San Francisco holiday markets

The raddest shopping events for handmade goods and presents, most of them made right here in the Bay Area.

What $4,000 rents you in the city right now

Five new rentals, from Glen Park to South Beach.

SF transportation realities that didn’t exist 10 years ago

Uber, bike shares, a transit center, and streets barred to drivers—transportation changed in SF since 2010.

The Bay Area has 151 mass transit organizations

But are any of them on time?

It takes just 19 days on average for a San Francisco home to sell

Start the clock.

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How postwar icon Joseph Eichler built a suburb in the middle of SF

The famed developer created affordable midcentury-modern designs smack dab in the heart of the city.

SF’s proposed fourth-tallest building shrinks, cuts housing

Developers seek general plan change for Pelli Clarke Pelli tower design.

City quadruples Tenderloin pressure-washes to scrub feces complaints

Haney says SF will scrub TL until 2034.