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EQR Potrero (1000 16th St) | Approx 60 FT | 6 FL | San Francisco | Prep

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468 new residential units, 14,625 square feet of retail including two restaurants, and 7,000 square feet for production, distribution and repair (PDR) to rise on the two vacant lots bordered by Hubbell, 7th, and 16th Streets . . . .

Located on a triangular site at the base of Potrero Hill, the development includes a new 40,000 sf park and is further open to the community by a public mid-block pedestrian mews lined with active uses.

At the end of Connecticut Street, (it) features a 7,000-square-foot community garden with raised planting beds. Including this pocket park, the project contains a total of approximately 50,000 square feet of open space dispersed around the project site at grade . . . and in a rooftop garden deck.

. . . permits . . . have been issued and site prep is now underway . . . .

The (finally approved version of the) development includes 453 residential apartments (20 percent of which will be Below Market Rate), 39 commercial units (with over 10,000 square feet of pedestrian oriented retail space), and a one-acre urban park and public open space:

Daggett Park will include a dog walk, event lawn and soft play surfaces for kids and will be owned by the City of San Francisco but permanently maintained by EQR Potrero.

In terms of parking, there will be 307 spaces for cars and 470 bikes. And at the corner of 16th and 7th Streets, a "Flatiron" building will rise.
Note: The design of this project has changed somewhat as have the colors of the building. The second quoted article just above seems the most recent version.
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453-Unit Apartment Complex in Potrero Finally Breaks Ground
Monday, April 21, 2014, by Tracy Elsen

After years of delays and postponements, ground has finally been broken on a 453-unit apartment and mixed use complex at Seventh and 16th streets. The project has been floating around since 2003, received its first rounds of designs in 2006 and has faced ground contamination issues and the sale of original developer Archstone to Equity Residential.
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