Posts Tagged ‘CityPlace’

Brand-New, Unloved, Tenantless Building at 6th and Market is Still Empty – But Look, Signs of Life at “6×6”

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Here it is:

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But look, two people going in who AREN’T security guards. I’ve never seen that. So call that a nibble.

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Hey, maybe this was a bad idea?

Forget About That CityPlace Mall in Mid-Market – The New Name is “Market Street Place” and Work has Begun

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

That proposed CityPlace mall has a new name and they’ve just started working on getting it built.


“…its name has been changed to Market Street Place, reflecting how even this blighted part of San Francisco’s main thoroughfare...”

And see? 

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This is all new. The whitewash went up on Monday, I think, and now we have the ads what say SHOPPING PLACE and whatnot.

This is what it will look like, without the homeless and the criminals and the iPhone fences and the drug dealers milling around out front:

More photorealistic:

Reverse angle:

The mall has it all. Actually, it’s a mall like any other from Anytown, USA. (Boy, John King is going to looooooove this, huh?)

All right, now let’s all thank the Carlyle Group for helping us out:

“The following is a list of both current and former employees and advisors.


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Build It and They Will Come – San Francisco CityPlace Holds an Open House at Mid-Market

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

This was the scene last night at 901 Market on the wrong side of Fifth Street, where Urban Realty Co, Inc. held a meet-and-greet to show off the CityPlace project planned at 935-965 Market Street. The event attracted plenty of media attention but turnout wasn’t all that heavy, at least at first:


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Would you like another quarter-million square feet of “value-based retail” in your Mid-Market area? That’s the issue of the day.

The Wizard of Oz Market Street?


Let’s see what’s in store for us, behind the curtain. Is this a Yale Box?

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You Make The Call:


The view from the Tenderloin:


Stevenson now:

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And Stevenson in The Future:


Market Street now:


And Market Street in The Future:


I’m sold. So there’s no reason to actually attend the meeting. Leave us depart into Autumn’s chill:


Let’s build this thing. Light the candle. Start the reactor, free Mars.