Construction cranes are popping up like weeds across the city, and these days folks are used to new buildings rising up in just a matter of months. The current construction boom is one for the record books, and as such we've decided to celebrate this exciting time in the city's history with a map of the forty most notable buildings under construction right now in San Francisco. Think a project deserves to be on the list but hasn't been featured? Drop us a line or let us know in the comments. Here now, without further ado, SF's forty active new development sites. - Dylan PilaarRead More
The 40 Most Notable New Developments Currently Under Construction
Come 2017, The Transbay Terminal will provide space for bus services, to be joined later by Caltrain and High Speed Rail. The Terminal will also include retail space and a public park on its roof.
100 Van Ness
100 Van Ness is being given a glassy recladding in preparation for its conversion to apartments.
Construction is on track to wrap up in the fall of 2013 on Onyx Phase 1, a collection of 20 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom homes in the heart of Potrero Hill.
AVA will bring new rentals and retail space to a previously desolate stretch of 9th street in the city's Mid-Market neighborhood.
Rene Casenave Apartments
Designed by Leddy Maytum Stacey Architects, The Rene Casenave apartments will provide 120 supportive housing units in Rincon Hill.
1501 15th Street
Scheduled for completion in 2014, Stanley Saitowitz's 1501 15th is comprised of 40 residential units and 39 parking spaces.
535 Mission is an HOK-designed office tower rising quickly above Mission street. The 27-story tower will clock in at 378 feet and be completed next year.
121 Golden Gate
121 Golden Gate consists of 90 senior housing units as well as a new, larger St. Anthony's dining hall.
New Below Market Rate units are on the rise at 1600 Market. Completion is set for early 2014.
New Stanley Saitowitz-designed condos are on the way at 8 Octavia, on a former central freeway parcel.
SFMOMA is closed until 2016 in order make way for the construction of a massive expansion that will triple the amount of gallery space at the world-renowned museum.
Formerly a 76 gas station, 2175 Market will bring new housing units to transit-heavy Market Street.
Stanley Saitowitz's Dogpatch residential development is topped out and nearly complete.
Foundry Square 3
The final phase of the Foundry Square office development is nearly topped out.
Trinity Place Phases II & III
Trinity Place phase III is about to begin construction, while phase II is ready to open.
Mosso SF is several floors off the ground with completion scheduled for 2014. Look forward to ground floor retail and greener streets when the project is done.
The Linea residential development replaced a 76 gas station and is now more than halfway up.
The 300 Ivy residential development is the newest addition to Hayes Valley and only a couple of months away from completion.
Prado Group's 2001 Market comes equipped with a new 30,000 sq. ft. Whole Foods and 82 condos.
350 Mission street will be occupied by Salesforce.com and will rise on the site of a former Heald College building. The Transbay-adjancent tower is still in the early stages of construction.
NEMA is the largest residential building under construction in Mid-Market and topped out as of last week.
1844 market is in the final stages of construction. When complete, the project will yield 113 units, 14 of which will be affordable.
A Hampton Inn is replacing a former adult film studio on Mission. The building hasn't reached above ground level yet.
One Rincon Tower 2
One Rincon Tower 2 is just getting its cladding and should be topped out by the end of the year.
UCSF Academic Building
Construction on the latest UCSF Academic building is well underway and should be done by 2015.
Market Street Place
Demolition is complete and cranes are up at the site of the future Market Street Place Mall.
The Building is topped out and windows are going in at the new condo development known as the Marlow on Van Ness.
Etta is nearly complete and will house a Trader Joe's on the ground floor.
Ground was broken in June on Lumina, a two-tower condo development in South Beach.
Public Safety Building
The Public Safety Building's steel frame has been erected on the Third Street in Mission Bay. The exterior treatments have yet to go up but should appear within the next month.
A large hole has been dug for the foundation of Crescent Heights' 45 Lansing Street condo tower.
333 Fremont is topped out and work should wrap up by early 2014.
Channel Mission Bay
Channel Mission Bay is currently receiving cladding and work on the Mission Bay condo development will finish by late 2014.
Mission Bay Block 13E
Across the street from Channel Mission Bay, Block 13e is rising quickly and will top out by the end of the year.
Urban Housing Group's 147-unit "Venue" is on track to be completed by September 2013.
Palm trees have been planted and signs are up at the Mission's "Vara," which is now just weeks away from completion.
UCSF Medical Center
From the outside, the UCSF medical center in Mission Bay looks nearly finished, but the hospital won't open until 2015.
Demolition has commenced at the former Giant Value store next to the New Mission Theatre, and construction of new condos is ready to kick in to high gear.
At 1645 Pacific, concrete is ready to be poured on the fourth floor of the future luxury residential development.
Blanc, comprising 35 residences over ground-floor retail on Sutter Street, is now topped out.