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San Francisco, Los Angeles vie for tallest skyscraper

Click photo to enlarge SAN FRANCISCO — Starry-eyed city leaders boast that the $4.2 billion Transbay Transit Center planned for South of Market will include the tallest building on the West Coast, but they’ve left out one crucial detail: a … Continue reading

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S.F. civic leader Walter Newman, 91, dies – SFGate

Walter S. Newman, who devoted a lifetime to championing a variety of civic and cultural causes in San Francisco and played a vital, yet unsung role in such developments as the Transamerica Pyramid and Mission Bay, died Saturday night. He … Continue reading

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S.F. civic leader Walter Newman, 91, dies

Walter S. Newman, who devoted a lifetime to championing a variety of civic and cultural causes in San Francisco and played a vital, yet unsung role in such developments as the Transamerica Pyramid and Mission Bay, died Saturday night. He … Continue reading

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In San Francisco, Life Without ‘Starchitects’

The developers of Walker Tower, a luxury condo conversion in Chelsea, have taken it a step further, trumpeting the original designer of the former commercial building, Ralph Walker, whom The New York Times in 1957 called the “architect of the … Continue reading

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Tech jobs near all-time highs, fuel office-space boom

In November, Lookout Mobile Security relocated into an office building near San Francisco’s South Park, snagging a bigger space that could accommodate the company’s swelling ranks. Six months, millions of new users and a doubling of its staff later, the … Continue reading

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