旧金山高层- One Van Ness | 400 ft. (122 m) | 34 floors(Proposed 27 of 32)

旧金山高层- One Van Ness | 400 ft. (122 m) | 34 floors(Proposed 27 of 32)


Designed by starchitect Richard Meier, the One Van Ness (or 1510-1540 Market Street) project was first proposed back in 2009 with enviromental review finally getting underway in 2012.   It’s a massive mixed-use residential tower on a very prominent corner. Last we looked, it was under environmental review – so what’s the status now?

The proposed project right smack at the corner of Van Ness and Market would be a big one – a 400 residential tower with 180 dwelling units and 50 parking spaces, and one 65′ building connected by pedestrian bridge at the third floor housing three ground-floor commercial spaces, Conservatory of Music space, and residential amenity uses. There’d also be work to spruce up Oak Street north of the site with decorative paving, benches and landscaping.

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Things are moving at a glacial pace, but the project is under review at the Planning Department. Looks like it’s already been scaled back a bit (initial proposals called for 435′ height and 258 dwelling units). There were big concerns about wind speeds on the busy corner, and for a while wind effects were dictating creation of a design that would meet the wind requirements. It was a backwards approach, with a partner from Meier’s office stating,  “It may look horrible, but let’s see if we can reverse the process and turn it into a building." Now the building is designed with articulated facades on lower levels that would allow wind to pass through open sections, and a wind screen structural feature on the Oak Street side. Since it’s located right in the middle of a building boon area,   there have to be some pretty comprehensive analyses on wind and shadow impacts – not only of this project, but also considering the other proposed projects cumulatively.

Architect: Richard Meier & Partners
Height: 400 feet (122 meters)
Floors: 34
Use: Residential

 

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