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Top-floor condo at Stanley Saitowitz’s 8 Octavia asks $1.46M

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It comes with heavenly views

A medium-sized concrete building with sharp angles and vertical blinds on all of the windows.
Facade of 8 Octavia.
Photos by Open Homes Photography, courtesy of Compass

Designer Stanley Saitowitz, whose works include 1045 Howard in SoMa and Congregation Beth Sholom in the Richmond, gave people something to talk about after completing 8 Octavia, the head-turning mid-rise in Hayes Valley.

Many people lauded the circa-2014 building for its refreshing combination of vertical louvers, which offer dizzying array of patterns, and its swoon-worthy concrete facade. Naysayers, however lazily, likened the place to a prison. To which we say: pish posh.

No matter. For those who cherish and understand such contemporary treats, check out this top-floor pad inside 8 Octavia, asking a cool $1,465,000.

Featuring two bedrooms and two bathrooms, PH2 comes with hardwood flooring, floor-to-ceiling windows, in-unit washer and dryer, and kitchen with island. Saitowitzian touches include concrete walls and a closet bathroom and shower/tub area with sliding glass doors.

Also not too shabby: the views of the dome atop the First Baptist Church on Waller Street.

The listing is through Matt Woebcke of Compass.

An open door, with an address reading “PH2,” shows a room with floor to ceiling windows, concrete walls, and a globe light on the ceiling.
Entrance to PH2.
A dark blue wall highlights this living room with extends into the kitchen.
Living room and kitchen areas boast an open floor plan.
Wood paneled cabinetry and a kitchen island with white countertops and a sink.
The kitchen.
A bed with blue and white bedding, dark blue wall, and floor-to-ceiling window with vertical blinds showing the church across the street.
The master bedroom with views of a most holy place.
Frosted sliding glass door reveals a white shower and bathtub.
Bath, shower, and toilet space open and close via opaque sliding glass doors.
A wooden deck with chairs and a view of the church across the street.
The rooftop deck.