Photo Essay Of The City’s Future Economic Hub


Sandwiched between Market Street and Interstate 80 in the northeast region of SoMa, a new neighborhood is being born.  Cranes penetrate the skyline, concrete mixing trucks line streets, and workers fill construction sites.  Collectively, they are erecting a diverse array of structures including … [Read more...]

Linkedin Tower Breaches Street Level


A recent walk by showed the Tishman Speyer owned 222 Second Street rapidly rising and now visible above street level.  Ironworkers are busily welding and assembling the building's all steel frame and have partially constructed the two subterranean parking levels and two above ground floors.  The … [Read more...]

222 Second Street Ready To Rise


The 222 Second Street development site is on the move as a recent concrete mat pour has cleared the way for the construction of structural support columns.  Unlike the steel skeleton of 535 Mission,  copious amounts of erected rebar jutting from the floor may hint to a reinforced concrete frame. … [Read more...]

Open pit unearthed at 222 Second Street

Open pit unearthed at 222 Second Street

Slightly hidden from view by translucent printed fence screens,  open pits are being unearthed throughout many districts of San Francisco.  These pits will contain the foundation work and parking areas for many of the future new structures and high rises.  A relatively small cone of mud, sand and … [Read more...]