Even though it's short, I thought I'd start a thread for this. The way things are going right now, we might not have too many projects to follow in the coming months and this one looks pretty solid.
City College of San Francisco
has proposed a new campus
in the Chinatown/North Beach neighborhood. This pdf
document has the best renderings and illustrations of how the two buildings will be laid out, including photos of models.
This is actually two buildings: a 14-story, 215 foot tall tower at Kearny and Washington, and a 4-story building closer to Columbus and Washington. It's been contested by the Hilton Hotel across the street (which is utterly hideous) and a company called Montgomery Washington, which owns commercial offices in a nearby building. But according to this article
, the path has all but been cleared and construction is due to begin next summer, with a tentative completion date in early 2011.
The Washington St. elevation:
3/4 view of same:
This gives a better idea how it fits in with the nearest towers:
This is the 4-story building: