Quantcast

New Mixed-Use Building Coming To Octavia & Page

By Jared Schwartz - Published on June 23, 2014.
The empty lot at the corner of Octavia and Page is officially on its way to being another mixed-use building with residential units and ground floor commercial space. 
As we reported last week, there are only a few parcels of land (in the path of the old Central Freeway) that haven't been purchased or developed. We've learned from SocketSite that an architecture firm has been assigned to build this project. Edmonds + Lee Architects is the San Francisco-based firm chosen to create the new building in Parcel T (along Octavia between Page and Rose). 

Here are some details we know about the project:

  • 26 residential units, including four onsite Below Market Rate units
  • Mix of 2-bedrooms, 1-bedrooms, and studios
  • Entire first floor is slated for one large commercial space
  • Underground parking for 13 cars (along with six spaces dedicated for car sharing)



An interesting detail to note is that the ground floor retail space will stretch the entire building and has been "designed for a future community beer hall concept,” according to SocketSite. No word yet on whether that's for a new beer hall or it's a backup plan for when the Biergarten's lease is up in 2021 (or if they decide to leave sooner).

No word yet on when ground will break (or how it might affect traffic), but we'll keep you updated as we learn more. Until then, check out more pictures of the new building here
About 18 hours ago
San Francisco Twin Peaks

SFMTA proposes reopening most of Twin Peaks to vehicle access

SFMTA staff are recommending reopening more than half of Twin Peaks to cars, despite broad public embracement of the park for non-vehicle recreation. Read More

Jan 19, 2021
San Francisco Chinatown

$1.9 Million Chinatown relief measure passes Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a relief measure that would pay ailing Chinatown restaurants nearly $2 million to serve up meals for their neighbors in need. Read More

Jan 19, 2021
San Francisco Tenderloin

The Tenderloin used to have a bar where a woman was convalescing in a bed behind a curtain in back

An autobiographical essay titled "The Hard Crowd" by novelist Rachel Kushner, published in last week's New Yorker, offers some vivid snapshots of several long-gone Tenderloin bars, including one with a convalescing person in a bed in back. Read More

Jan 19, 2021
San Francisco Castro

Milk Club holds MLK Day tribute at Castro's 'Hibernia Beach' honoring community leaders

Yesterday the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club (Milk Club) held a Martin Luther King Jr. Day tribute at Castro's Bank of America (501 Castro St.), commonly referred to as 'Hibernia Beach,' honoring the civil rights icon and the passing of recent community members. Read More