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YIMBY Visits Treasure Island, San Francisco

Andrew Nelson

A recent site visit to Treasure Island by YIMBY reveals significant progress has been made for the region’s most active construction project. Cranes and rising concrete have only started to divulge the scale of the 405-acre vision, nearly three decades in the making, that will redevelop San Francisco’s storied artificial island with a mixed-use urban neighborhood populated by around eight thousand homes. The Treasure Island Community Development joint venture sponsors…


There’s a new high-rise in the middle of the S.F. bay. It’s all housing

J.K. Dineen

The first high-rise to be built on Treasure Island was “topped off” Tuesday, the steel beam hoisted to the roof of the 22-story tower after a ceremony of barbecue brisket and a power-tool raffle for about 180 workers. Last July 12, the first piles were driven for Isle House, the 250-apartment rental building that is the tallest and most ambitious of the four residential structures currently under construction on the…


You’ll be able to bike from Berkeley to San Francisco in 2030

by Jose Fermoso

East Bay and San Francisco residents who want to cross the Bay on foot or bicycle have a date to look forward to: 2030. That’s the year the Bay Bridge bike path is expected to open, connecting West Oakland to downtown San Francisco via Yerba Buena Island, according to Gavin Lohry, a planner for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. Lohry gave an update on the status of the transbay...


Treasure Island’s first high-rise tower under way with 8,000 homes planned for new S.F. neighborhood

by J.K. Dineen

Hundreds of cement trucks rumbled onto Treasure Island in the wee hours over the weekend to pour the foundation for what will be the first tower in San Francisco's next high-rise neighborhood. Cruising down streets lit by new streetlights and freshly planted palm trees, the res and white mixers from Central Concrete Supply Co. lined up dozens at a time at three pump trucks, delivering 3,000 cubic yards of concrete…


2 San Francisco restaurants rank among Tripadvisor’s best places to eat in US

By Steph Rodriguez

Two San Francisco restaurants ranked high on Tripadvisor's Best of the Best Restaurants for 2022 list, released Sept. 27, alongside some of the best places to eat in the world.


Housing Officials Celebrate Second Affordable Housing Development On Treasure Island

By Olivia Wynkoop

Backed by affordable housing representatives and local leaders, Mayor London Breed kicked off the second housing development on Treasure Island for low-income residents on Wednesday.