HomeDiagramsDatabaseMapsForum About
     

Go Back   SkyscraperPage Forum > Global Projects & Construction > General Development


Reply

 
Thread Tools Display Modes
     
     
  #2461  
Old Posted Mar 23, 2021, 6:08 AM
woahjoey woahjoey is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Posts: 7
My boyfriend sent me these photos from his walk today 03/22/2021:

Pylons at Mission Rock


Uber


First time I'm hearing about "Thrive City"


Curves of Chase Center


Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2462  
Old Posted Mar 23, 2021, 1:05 PM
Pedestrian's Avatar
Pedestrian Pedestrian is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 17,009
Quote:
Originally Posted by woahjoey View Post
My boyfriend sent me these photos from his walk today 03/22/2021:

First time I'm hearing about "Thrive City"
“Thrive” is a mantra from Kaiser Permanente, constantly repeated in their adds. They probably sponsored the sign.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2463  
Old Posted Mar 23, 2021, 2:57 PM
WildCowboy WildCowboy is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 521
Yeah, Thrive City is the Kaiser-sponsored plaza at Chase Center.

https://www.chasecenter.com/thrivecity
https://www.sfchronicle.com/business...d-13898544.php
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2464  
Old Posted Mar 23, 2021, 3:33 PM
homebucket homebucket is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: The Bay
Posts: 2,343
Kaiser Permanente has been a long time sponsor/partner of the Warriors.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2465  
Old Posted Apr 1, 2021, 7:56 AM
unpermitted_variance unpermitted_variance is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2021
Location: San Diego
Posts: 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by woahjoey View Post

Uber



Can we talk about how good this building looks? I'm no fan of Uber as a corporation, nor of boxy glass-clad offices, but this pair looks so elegant and refined with the bronze-ish grid and the transparent glass. The crossing bridges are a nice touch too. Mies would be proud.


Not sure how I feel about the sculpture out front though... seems a bit... evocative.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2466  
Old Posted Apr 8, 2021, 6:54 AM
timbad timbad is offline
heavy user of walkability
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Mission Bay, San Francisco
Posts: 2,880
block 9

^ agree that the Uber complex turned out nicely - looks good, has inviting landscaping, and meets the street pretty well too.

changing subject, SFYimby has a nice update on block 9 over on the east end of the block that contains the public safety building, across the street from the south end of Mission Rock

Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2467  
Old Posted Apr 8, 2021, 5:36 PM
fimiak's Avatar
fimiak fimiak is offline
Build Baby Build
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 951
Quote:
Originally Posted by unpermitted_variance View Post
Can we talk about how good this building looks? I'm no fan of Uber as a corporation, nor of boxy glass-clad offices, but this pair looks so elegant and refined with the bronze-ish grid and the transparent glass. The crossing bridges are a nice touch too. Mies would be proud.


Not sure how I feel about the sculpture out front though... seems a bit... evocative.
If memory serves me right I believe there will be a 'wall' of green vines and other plants in between the outer glass wall and the inner wall.
__________________
San Francisco Projects List ∞ The city that knows how ∞ 2017 ∞ 884,363 ∞ ~2030 ∞ 1,000,000
San Francisco Projects ThreadOakland Projects ThreadOceanwide Center - 275M/901'
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2468  
Old Posted Apr 8, 2021, 7:44 PM
timbad timbad is offline
heavy user of walkability
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Mission Bay, San Francisco
Posts: 2,880
Quote:
Originally Posted by fimiak View Post
If memory serves me right I believe there will be a 'wall' of green vines and other plants in between the outer glass wall and the inner wall.
while it was under construction, there were some hanging plants in some of the windows. at least some of those looked like they died after a while, not sure why or if this has any impact on the plan to have them there going forward.

I have been away from SF for a while, but am back, so might be able to wander over there one of these days soon to look again.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2469  
Old Posted Apr 13, 2021, 5:01 PM
timbad timbad is offline
heavy user of walkability
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Mission Bay, San Francisco
Posts: 2,880
sort of hard to tell, even in person, but the few hanging plants look dead to me from the street. I don't think you can make them out in this pic



elsewhere, here is the work along the Creek, which I had thought would be further along by now







block 9W



new artwork(?) going in at Uber



at Crane Cove Park, they have been working on the extension of 19th St



block 6W affordable housing almost done



detail



north side



it also completes the view south from across the Creek



UCSF Psychiatry Center, Third St side



18th St side



Tennessee St side



fencing mostly down around the Weill Neurosciences building, so Gene Friend Way is finally settling into its completed state, looking east toward Third St





since the Neurosciences building pretty much completes the streetscape for now, here is a shot down Fourth, a street that - in this form in MB - didn't exist at all until 2002 or 2003, I think, and wasn't completely opened until 2009 or so.



here are the shots from the Rutter Center roof, west to east, with 5M making the most prominent new appearance on the skyline, and block 6W and the hotel the most notable recent appearances in MB itself





Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2470  
Old Posted Apr 14, 2021, 4:35 AM
Iceman12 Iceman12 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2019
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 27
Thanks Timbad, fantastic as always! Any idea if all those parking lots towards the end of the pictures are spoken for? I know 1450 Owens (which I believe is a bit to the left) was approved.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2471  
Old Posted Apr 14, 2021, 5:07 PM
timbad timbad is offline
heavy user of walkability
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Mission Bay, San Francisco
Posts: 2,880
Quote:
Originally Posted by Iceman12 View Post
Thanks Timbad, fantastic as always! Any idea if all those parking lots towards the end of the pictures are spoken for? I know 1450 Owens (which I believe is a bit to the left) was approved.
besides the Owens site, the lot just on this side of the traffic circle on the west side is to be a K-8 public school, with construction start repeatedly delayed over the years and currently slated for something like next year - back a few pages I think there was discussion.

and the lot immediately to the right of the traffic circle is to be affordable housing, the financing for which is still being put together I think.

besides that, that's all UCSF. they have chosen not to build on these parcels and instead have been buying up, and developing, sites outside the area given to them as their original campus (both elsewhere in MB and in Dogpatch) in recent years. must suit them better, but it has left this crater here for the time being.

edit: at least part of one of the parcels next to the Owens site is slated for greenspace as well, perhaps a playing field of some kind. not sure what the status of that is - almost all the park parcels in MB were/are extremely delayed in coming to be.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #2472  
Old Posted Apr 17, 2021, 2:01 PM
WildCowboy WildCowboy is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 521
Those northern parcels on UCSF's campus will eventually be research buildings (aside from the K-8 school site mentioned by timbad). The stuff UCSF has been doing elsewhere in MB and Dogpatch is largely clinical focused, as they want that in closer proximity to the hospital. (The Tidelands student housing on Minnesota is another exception, but they didn't want to dedicate more core campus space to housing and it serves as a better transition to Dogpatch anyway.)

No idea when those parking lots might get replaced by buildings though, as after 20 years of focus on Mission Bay, UCSF is turning back to Parnassus and getting ready to invest mucho dollars there with the new hospital and other updates. Can't complain though, modernization at Parnassus is desperately needed.
Reply With Quote
     
     
End
 
 
Reply

Go Back   SkyscraperPage Forum > Global Projects & Construction > General Development
Forum Jump


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 7:51 PM.

     

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.