Development News: Pagoda Condos Still Moving Forward
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New construction is sweeping the city, and District 3 is part of the boom: three new hotel and housing projects are currently on track for Fisherman’s Wharf and North Beach.
First, we got an update on the former Pagoda Theater site (1731-41 Powell St.) Last month, we broke the news that the site’s owner, Joel Campos, is forging ahead to build the Palace at Washington Square, which will include luxury condos and a 4,700-square-foot restaurant. After a flurry of media attention, District 3 Supervisor Julie Christensen and District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener announced their plan to push the city to buy the land to house a future North Beach Central Subway station…
In related news, the San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council sent a press release late Wednesday announcing that it—along with Christensen, Wiener, SF NexTstop and community members—would hold a rally and community walk at 10am today, in support of extending the Central Subway from Chinatown to the Pagoda site and then to Fisherman’s Wharf… (more)