Irvine Street, San Francisco
increase in density of 28% was achieved by re-subdividing
the property into 20-foot wide lots. Extensive negotiations
with many City agencies were required.
The fee simple townhouses have
three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a grand living/dining
room, country kitchen, and a large studio behind the
Using the center units as a
focal point with a different façade and roof treatment
relieved the monotony of townhouses. The end units were
used as "book-ends" with similar accents.
Access to the down-hill end
units was achieved by using a steel and concrete driveway
This subdivision re-generated
a decaying neighborhood.