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It's boom time in San Francisco, and it seems as though there's more construction happening now than ever before. All over town, construction crews are busy building homes, hospitals and office towers to accommodate an impressive influx of new residents and businesses. Last Summer, Curbed mapped forty of San Francisco's most prominent development projects. Since then, ground has been broken on a slew of hotly-anticipated towers, while construction has wrapped up on some staples from the old list. As such, it's high time for a map update. See a project that 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, an updated map of SF's forty most notable active development sites.


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1. 181 Fremont Street

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181 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

181 Fremont will rise to 800 feet, and include a mix of office space, condos and retail. It will also have direct access to Transbay Park, as well as stunning views of San Francisco Bay.

2. 2175 Market

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2175 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

Formerly a 76 gas station, 2175 Market will bring new housing units to transit-heavy Market Street. It will include 88 one and two-bedroom units spread out over six stories. The development will also add 7,300 sq. ft. of ground floor retail along Market.

3. 333 Brannan

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333 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Ground was recently broken on the commercial development at 333 Brannan, which will be occupied by DropBox. Construction is expected to last 18 months.

4. 222 Second Street

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222 2nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

This 26-story office tower will include 8,600 sq. ft. of public open space. Foundation work is currently underway.

5. 100 Van Ness

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100 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA

The former office tower at 100 Van Ness is being renovated to house 399 new residences. The building will feature a roof deck, ground floor retail and a new glass façade.

6. SFMOMA Expansion

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151 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94103

SFMOMA is closed until 2016 in order to make way for a massive expansion that will triple the amount of gallery space at the museum.

7. 535 Mission

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535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

This HOK-designed, 27-story tower clocks in at 378 feet. Trulia will occupy a portion of the new building.

8. 121 Golden Gate

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121 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

121 Golden Gate consists of 90 senior housing units as well as a new, larger St. Anthony's dining hall.

9. Transbay Terminal

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Mission Street & Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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.

10. 1501 15th Street

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1501 15th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Scheduled for completion later this year, Stanley Saitowitz's 1501 15th comprises 40 residential units and 39 parking spaces.

11. California Pacific Medical Center

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Van Ness Avenue & Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

CPMC is building a 274-bed hospital on the site of the former Cathedral Hill Hotel. The project was in limbo for years, but is finally ready to go from vision to reality.

12. Mission Bay Block 13E

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4th Street & Channel Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Block 13e will bring 150 affordable housing units and 11,000 square feet of retail space to Mission Bay.

13. UCSF Academic Building

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4th Street & 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Construction on the latest UCSF Academic building is well underway and should be done by 2015.

14. 8 Octavia

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8 Octavia Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

New Stanley Saitowitz-designed condos are on the way at 8 Octavia, on a former central freeway parcel. The development has topped out, which means the 47 one-and two-bedroom condos over ground-floor retail will be opening soon.

15. Mosso SF

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900 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Crews are busy adding cladding to Mosso SF's concrete façade. The project's completion is scheduled for late 2014. The development will include ground floor retail and underground parking.

16. Arden by Bosa

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Long Bridge Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Bosa Development is building a pair of glassy Vancouver-esque residential towers overlooking Mission Creek. The towers will feature 300 units, which should be ready for occupancy in 2016.

17. AVA

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55 9th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

AVA will bring new rentals and retail space to a previously desolate stretch of 9th street in the city's Mid-Market neighborhood.

18. LINEA

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1690 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

The Linea residential development will open by the end of the year. It will feature 59 one-bedroom and 54 two-bedroom units, as well as ground floor retail and parking.

19. UCSF Medical Center

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3rd Street & 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

At first glance, the UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay looks finished. Alas, it won't open until 2015.

20. 399 Fremont Stret

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399 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Solomon Cordwell Buenz's 400 foot tower will contain 452 units and 238 parking spaces. It is in the early stages of construction at the corner of Fremont and Harrison.

21. 350 Mission

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350 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

350 Mission street will be occupied by Salesforce.com and is rising on the site of the former Heald College building. Crews are hard at work pouring concrete for the third floor.

22. 1400 Mission Street

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1400 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

This 15-floor tower will contain 190 below market-rate units. Concrete for the building's foundation have been poured, meaning the tower will start rising shortly.

23. Hampton Inn

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942 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

A Hampton Inn is replacing a former adult film studio on Mission. The building has topped out, and should open by next year.

24. One Rincon Tower 2

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425 1st Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

One Rincon Tower 2 is now topped out. The 550-foot building will add another 229 units to booming Rincon Hill.

25. The Panoramic

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1321 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

This 11-floor micro-unit apartment building will contain 160 units, 3,359 sq. ft. of retail and 240 bicycle parking spaces.

26. San Francisco General Hospital Expansion

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1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA

SF General's $900 million new building will add 284 beds to the aging hospital. The project should be finished in early to mid-2015.

27. Lumina

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201 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Tishman Speyer broke ground on Lumina last June. Today, the 655-unit condo development is about to reach street level.

28. Public Safety Building

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3rd Street & China Basin Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

The HOK-designed Public Safety Building in Mission Bay is fully clad in glass and looking more like the renderings each and every day. The building will be LEED Gold-certified.

29. 55 Laguna Street

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55 Laguna Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

In the Lower Haight, crews are hard at work building a new 440-unit housing complex. There will be 110 apartments reserved for LGBT seniors.

30. 45 Lansing

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45 Lansing Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Crescent Heights' 45 Lansing Street condo tower is slowly creeping above street-level. The HKS-designed building will contain 320 units and 265 parking spaces. Amenities will include a theatre room and pool.

31. Transbay Block 6

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Folsom Street & Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

A 32-floor tower and adjacent mid-rise are being built in the heart of the Transbay Redevelopment Area. The Solomon Cordwell Buenz-designed development will feature 406 luxury residential units and 147 units of affordable housing.

32. Chinese Hospital Expansion

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845 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94133

This $160 million expansion will add over 50 new beds and increased ER and intensive care space. The project will be complete in late 2015.

33. 1645 Pacific

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1645 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109

1645 Pacific is topped out and will soon be ready for its close-up. The luxury residential development will feature 39 residences, as well as new retail space.

34. 1450 Franklin Street

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1450 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

A new 69-unit residential tower is on the rise at the corner of Bush and Franklin. The project will include ground floor retail and 2 levels of underground parking. Sales are set to commence in Summer of 2015.

35. 1415 Mission Street

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1415 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

At 10th and Mission, a 14-story Heller Manus-designed tower is one the rise. It will bring 99 market rate and 18 below market-rate units to the rapidly changing Mid-Market neighborhood.

36. 2558 Mission

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2558 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

The former Giant Value store on Mission is being transformed in to 114 one and two-bedroom units along with 89 parking spaces. The building has topped out, and should be finished by early next year.

37. Avalon Hayes Valley

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Oak Street & Laguna Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Crews are hard at work building a 182-unit residential development spread out over 4 separate buildings on the former site of the wildly-popular Hayes Valley Farm.

38. 400 Grove Street

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400 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Fougeron Architecture designed this 34-unit residential building on Central Freeway Parcel H. The development will be built around a lush central courtyard, and will feature a cafe on its ground floor.

39. Sol at Mission Bay

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Channel Street
San Francisco, CA

Equity Residential and Nibbi Construction are building a 16-story tower above a 5-story podium in Mission Bay. The building will feature 273 one- and two-bedroom units, and 273 parking spaces. Completion is expected in March of 2015.

40. Amero

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1501 Filbert Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

Trumark Urban's Amero on Van Ness is topped out. The 7-story building will feature 27 units, and sales will launch this spring.

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1. 181 Fremont Street

181 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

181 Fremont will rise to 800 feet, and include a mix of office space, condos and retail. It will also have direct access to Transbay Park, as well as stunning views of San Francisco Bay.

181 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

2. 2175 Market

2175 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

Formerly a 76 gas station, 2175 Market will bring new housing units to transit-heavy Market Street. It will include 88 one and two-bedroom units spread out over six stories. The development will also add 7,300 sq. ft. of ground floor retail along Market.

2175 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

3. 333 Brannan

333 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Ground was recently broken on the commercial development at 333 Brannan, which will be occupied by DropBox. Construction is expected to last 18 months.

333 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

4. 222 Second Street

222 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

This 26-story office tower will include 8,600 sq. ft. of public open space. Foundation work is currently underway.

222 2nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

5. 100 Van Ness

100 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA

The former office tower at 100 Van Ness is being renovated to house 399 new residences. The building will feature a roof deck, ground floor retail and a new glass façade.

100 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA

6. SFMOMA Expansion

151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103

SFMOMA is closed until 2016 in order to make way for a massive expansion that will triple the amount of gallery space at the museum.

151 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94103

7. 535 Mission

535 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

This HOK-designed, 27-story tower clocks in at 378 feet. Trulia will occupy a portion of the new building.

535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

8. 121 Golden Gate

121 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

121 Golden Gate consists of 90 senior housing units as well as a new, larger St. Anthony's dining hall.

121 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

9. Transbay Terminal

Mission Street & Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

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.

Mission Street & Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

10. 1501 15th Street

1501 15th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Scheduled for completion later this year, Stanley Saitowitz's 1501 15th comprises 40 residential units and 39 parking spaces.

1501 15th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

11. California Pacific Medical Center

Van Ness Avenue & Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

CPMC is building a 274-bed hospital on the site of the former Cathedral Hill Hotel. The project was in limbo for years, but is finally ready to go from vision to reality.

Van Ness Avenue & Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

12. Mission Bay Block 13E

4th Street & Channel Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

Block 13e will bring 150 affordable housing units and 11,000 square feet of retail space to Mission Bay.

4th Street & Channel Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

13. UCSF Academic Building

4th Street & 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

Construction on the latest UCSF Academic building is well underway and should be done by 2015.

4th Street & 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

14. 8 Octavia

8 Octavia Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

New Stanley Saitowitz-designed condos are on the way at 8 Octavia, on a former central freeway parcel. The development has topped out, which means the 47 one-and two-bedroom condos over ground-floor retail will be opening soon.

8 Octavia Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

15. Mosso SF

900 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Crews are busy adding cladding to Mosso SF's concrete façade. The project's completion is scheduled for late 2014. The development will include ground floor retail and underground parking.

900 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

16. Arden by Bosa

Long Bridge Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

Bosa Development is building a pair of glassy Vancouver-esque residential towers overlooking Mission Creek. The towers will feature 300 units, which should be ready for occupancy in 2016.

Long Bridge Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

17. AVA

55 9th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

AVA will bring new rentals and retail space to a previously desolate stretch of 9th street in the city's Mid-Market neighborhood.

55 9th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

18. LINEA

1690 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

The Linea residential development will open by the end of the year. It will feature 59 one-bedroom and 54 two-bedroom units, as well as ground floor retail and parking.

1690 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

19. UCSF Medical Center

3rd Street & 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

At first glance, the UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay looks finished. Alas, it won't open until 2015.

3rd Street & 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

20. 399 Fremont Stret

399 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Solomon Cordwell Buenz's 400 foot tower will contain 452 units and 238 parking spaces. It is in the early stages of construction at the corner of Fremont and Harrison.

399 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

21. 350 Mission

350 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

350 Mission street will be occupied by Salesforce.com and is rising on the site of the former Heald College building. Crews are hard at work pouring concrete for the third floor.

350 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

22. 1400 Mission Street

1400 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

This 15-floor tower will contain 190 below market-rate units. Concrete for the building's foundation have been poured, meaning the tower will start rising shortly.

1400 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

23. Hampton Inn

942 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

A Hampton Inn is replacing a former adult film studio on Mission. The building has topped out, and should open by next year.

942 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

24. One Rincon Tower 2

425 1st Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

One Rincon Tower 2 is now topped out. The 550-foot building will add another 229 units to booming Rincon Hill.

425 1st Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

25. The Panoramic

1321 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

This 11-floor micro-unit apartment building will contain 160 units, 3,359 sq. ft. of retail and 240 bicycle parking spaces.

1321 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

26. San Francisco General Hospital Expansion

1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA

SF General's $900 million new building will add 284 beds to the aging hospital. The project should be finished in early to mid-2015.

1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA

27. Lumina

201 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Tishman Speyer broke ground on Lumina last June. Today, the 655-unit condo development is about to reach street level.

201 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

28. Public Safety Building

3rd Street & China Basin Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

The HOK-designed Public Safety Building in Mission Bay is fully clad in glass and looking more like the renderings each and every day. The building will be LEED Gold-certified.

3rd Street & China Basin Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

29. 55 Laguna Street

55 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

In the Lower Haight, crews are hard at work building a new 440-unit housing complex. There will be 110 apartments reserved for LGBT seniors.

55 Laguna Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

30. 45 Lansing

45 Lansing Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Crescent Heights' 45 Lansing Street condo tower is slowly creeping above street-level. The HKS-designed building will contain 320 units and 265 parking spaces. Amenities will include a theatre room and pool.

45 Lansing Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

31. Transbay Block 6

Folsom Street & Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

A 32-floor tower and adjacent mid-rise are being built in the heart of the Transbay Redevelopment Area. The Solomon Cordwell Buenz-designed development will feature 406 luxury residential units and 147 units of affordable housing.

Folsom Street & Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

32. Chinese Hospital Expansion

845 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133

This $160 million expansion will add over 50 new beds and increased ER and intensive care space. The project will be complete in late 2015.

845 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94133

33. 1645 Pacific

1645 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109

1645 Pacific is topped out and will soon be ready for its close-up. The luxury residential development will feature 39 residences, as well as new retail space.

1645 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109

34. 1450 Franklin Street

1450 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

A new 69-unit residential tower is on the rise at the corner of Bush and Franklin. The project will include ground floor retail and 2 levels of underground parking. Sales are set to commence in Summer of 2015.

1450 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

35. 1415 Mission Street

1415 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

At 10th and Mission, a 14-story Heller Manus-designed tower is one the rise. It will bring 99 market rate and 18 below market-rate units to the rapidly changing Mid-Market neighborhood.

1415 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

36. 2558 Mission

2558 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

The former Giant Value store on Mission is being transformed in to 114 one and two-bedroom units along with 89 parking spaces. The building has topped out, and should be finished by early next year.

2558 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

37. Avalon Hayes Valley

Oak Street & Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Crews are hard at work building a 182-unit residential development spread out over 4 separate buildings on the former site of the wildly-popular Hayes Valley Farm.

Oak Street & Laguna Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

38. 400 Grove Street

400 Grove Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Fougeron Architecture designed this 34-unit residential building on Central Freeway Parcel H. The development will be built around a lush central courtyard, and will feature a cafe on its ground floor.

400 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

39. Sol at Mission Bay

Channel Street, San Francisco, CA

Equity Residential and Nibbi Construction are building a 16-story tower above a 5-story podium in Mission Bay. The building will feature 273 one- and two-bedroom units, and 273 parking spaces. Completion is expected in March of 2015.

Channel Street
San Francisco, CA

40. Amero

1501 Filbert Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

Trumark Urban's Amero on Van Ness is topped out. The 7-story building will feature 27 units, and sales will launch this spring.

1501 Filbert Street
San Francisco, CA 94123