Potrero is a great community and neighborhood with restaurants, small shops and now a new Whole Foods. It's one of the sunnier parts of the City and the South Slope has fantastic City and Bay views. Being within walking distance of the retail on Mariposa would be ideal.... more
Potrero Hill is caught in the Eastern Neighborhhods Planning process as we speak. This plan is being worked out to change zoneing to maintain some of the light industry and jobs here is the City. Until that gets finalized, it is my understanding that things are on hold. The only large open space was the S&C Ford facility that was used to do the condo's where the Whole Foods is.
The other land is the current sit of the housing authority properties. The plan there is part of HOPE SF to develop mixed-income housing. Obvbiously in the meantime Mission Bay and the area around UCSF but before Dogpatch is in full swing development wise.
Check the Planning Department web site for information on the Eastern Neighborhoods process.... more
Yes! Potrero will do very well with the completion of UCSF's hospital, bio research and other assorted businesses going in to Mission Bay. That area will be transformed into a very busy and dynamic area. Proximity of housing will then go for a premium for everyone that wants avoid commuting.... more