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Tucked-Away Shingled Cottage in Berkeley Asks $629K

The renovated home comes with beamed ceilings, leaded windows, and a brick fireplace.

S.F. Quietly Puts Statue of Genocidal Explorer Into Hiding

It was made by Fascist ruler Mussolini’s bodyguard and official sculptor.

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Can a Neighborhood Become a Network?

The mutual-aid networks that have defined the COVID-19 pandemic are looking to the long term.

I Miss a Lot About Pre-COVID Life, But Mostly the Bathroom in the Four Seasons Lobby

My No. 1 spot.

Here’s Why the Golden Gate Bridge Was Singing

On Friday, the Golden Gate Bridge doubled as a musical instrument as wind passed through its hallowed arches, resulting in a creepy and ghostly tune heard for miles.

This 1920s Garage Is Now a Fancy Loft Asking $4.9M

The largest of seven units is on the market for the first time.

Once a Sign of Blight, Boarded-Up Windows Provide Canvases for Artistic and Political Expression

Plywood lining U.S. city streets is the backdrop for an urgent era of civic art.

S.F. Mayor to Redirect Police Funds to Black Community

"This is a concrete, bold, and immediate step towards true reparations for black people," says Supervisor Shamann Walton.

S.F. sees ‘unprecedented’ drop in rent prices

New data suggests that change could be coming to a city long stifled by skyrocketing rents.

Concrete SoMa loft with floor-to-ceiling windows asks $1.95M

This tucked-away home on a quiet street looks like the inside of SFMOMA.

Rent’s due: What to do if you get an eviction notice during the coronavirus outbreak

Good news: You won’t be evicted during the present pandemic. Bad news: You still have to pay your rent—and you could be evicted later.

Everything you need to know about SF’s response to the coronavirus outbreak

What to know during the COVID-19 outbreak in the city, from mass transit provisions to major closures.

83 facts about the Golden Gate Bridge for its 83rd birthday

It’s nice when the one you love can still surprise you.

5 open houses you can tour virtually

Take a virtual stroll through five new listings, including a rare offering in Jordan Park.

Where to donate your joyless items during the pandemic

Streamline your life by decluttering your home.

Mimicking Brooklyn, four SF parks adopt social distancing circles

Like parking spots but for humans, these circles are meant to keep people at a safe distance while soaking up some sun.

San Francisco to close more streets to promote safe walking

Part of the "slow streets" program, these closures will add even more safe spaces for essential trips.

Dive into these 3 East Bay Eichlers with pools

These Eichlers come with pools and courtyards, giving you the best of the great outdoors without having to leave home.

A brief history of South Park, SF’s oldest—and most underrated—public park

It has a rich and thrilling past, which includes the birthplace of Twitter and setting the stage for an Oscar-winning performance.

The 11 most stunning staircases in San Francisco

Step up your game

Three Atypical Homes Beyond the Fringes of the City

These unusual abodes await those ready to ditch their urban maelstrom.

SF’s first sanctioned tent city provides safe—albeit temporary—shelter during pandemic

With more to come.

Elon Musk puts Hillsborough home on the market for $35 million

Tesla founder has had it with the Golden State.

An abridged history of the Transbay Transit Center over the years

A look back at eight decades of San Francisco’s fantastic—and frustrating—public transit leviathan.

Don’t you dare tear down this Brutalist building, San Jose

These type of buildings are misunderstood by the general public.

Now that Twitter employees can work at home forever, what’s to become of its headquarters?

The tech titan’s move into an Art Deco monolith in Mid-Market was supposed to be a symbol of change.

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Thanks to rent control, I finally get to live alone

For the first time in 45 years.

Say goodbye to the Geary Boulevard pedestrian bridge

It goes down over Memorial Day weekend.

Berkeley Hills Spanish Revival with fairytale-like tower asks $2.15M

It also comes with guest quarters.

Here’s why the La Grande Tank is the greatest unofficial landmark of SF

Sutro Tower who?

West Oakland facility designed to feed students pivots to emergency food bank

The $43 million-dollar project extends its services to help people in need during the pandemic.

Hey, look: This rare terrace unit in the Hamilton has skyline views for only $899K

It started life as a hotel suite.

Fear not, San Franciscans: $49M Four Seasons penthouse is still up for grabs

The tony top-floor pad will feature a pool and multiple outdoor terraces.

It is marvelous in our eyes: Double A-frame Eichler in Castro Valley asks $1.35M

It comes with a central courtyard and a pool.

The next COVID-19 crisis: The coming tidal wave of evictions

The curve that won’t flatten.

Yes, building more housing will drive down SF home prices—but there’s a catch

"Maybe the reason NIMBY-flavored arguments remain so entrenched in the region is that, in a frustrating twist, sometimes NIMBYs are right."

New shelter-in-place orders ease restrictions on construction, real estate

But restrictions on open houses and limitations on in-person viewings remain.

San Francisco has 75 billionaires. Most of them aren’t donating to local COVID-19 relief.

Now more than before, it makes the city’s heinous income gap painfully evident.

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130 Bush—the original skinny legend

This pin-thin tower in the Financial District has earned a cult following.