Entries by Jeff Pekrul

Former Site of ‘Home’ to Host 7-Story Apartment Building

Home is no more. Bulldozers finished the demolition in March to make way for construction of a new apartment building with retail leases. Photo: Steven Bracco on Instagram By Brad Bailey (Castro Courier) New changes are coming to the corner of Church and Market in the Castro. The site was previously the location of “Home” […]

Upper Market St. Development May Offer 96 New Apartments

Upper Market St. Development May Offer 96 New Apartments Changes are afoot at the corner of Duboce Avenue and Market Street. By Brad Bailey (Castro Courier) A proposed mixed-use development at 1965-67 Market Street is one of the many in recent years that could soon be changing the Upper Market landscape. The highly visible site […]

SF LGBT historic site downgrades federal landmark request

With President Donald Trump in office, an LGBT historic site in San Francisco has dropped its request to become a National Historic Landmark, the Bay Area Reporter has learned. The leadership of the Women’s Building in the city’s Mission district had been working with Donna Graves, a public historian based in Berkeley, to fill out […]

Mission Street’s new car-free “red carpet” creates a stir

(As reported by Laura Wenus in Mission Local, June 14, 2016) THE SF MUNICIPAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY (SFMTA) held a community meeting on June 20 the Mission Cultural Center to discuss the effects of the transit-only lanes and turn restrictions implemented along the Mission Street corridor from 14th Street to 30th Street, which have drawn major backlash […]