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  1. Mapping the 19 high-rises under construction in San Francisco right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Curbed

    ... nearby construction. Long under wraps-literally, as plastic swaddled the exterior for months-this nine-story, 114-unit SoMa building plans to wrap up and start selling this month. Once the site of the Hugo Hotel, this nine-story structure still ...

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  2. Best Places To See Indie Rock In San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS Local

    Live music rocks. San Francisco is filled with venues for local talent, emerging artists and new musical discoveries in the world of indie rock.

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  3. Modernism on the move again, 37 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | SFGate

    Modernism owner Martin Muller is self-taught as an art historian and has 35,000 volumes in his book collection. Modernism owner Martin Muller is self-taught as an art historian and has 35,000 volumes in his book collection.

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  4. San Francisco's most and least expensive homes this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Curbed

    ... this week-a cheerful live/work loft (926 square feet, one of the largest homes to make the low end of High/Low) in SoMa at 468 Tehama Street. This little abode in a 1999 building between Fifth and Sixth streets also clocks in as one of the priciest ...

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  5. What's Cognitive Computing, And What's That Noise Overhead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | InformationWeek

    Soon after an IBM round table on cognitive computing in San Francisco, the need for it at that location became abundantly clear. They met at a round table of peers, each with a say on the topic, cognitive computing.

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  6. See inside the gorgeous space a four-person VC firm uses to both live and work in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Though Los Angeles is home for this four-person team, weekly trips to San Francisco mean a lot of time spent away. Expensive hotels and room service quickly lost their luster and, with sky-high rents in San Francisco, a lease on a four-bedroom apartment wasn't any more appealing.

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  7. Museum removes artwork produced by immigrants as protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Davis Museum at Wellesley College Assistant Preparator Craig Uram, top, Curatorial Assistant Alicia LaTores, right, and Associate Director Tsugumi Joiner, below, cover the painting Friends in a Storm Approaching, 1875-1876, by ... . Tsugumi Joiner, associate director of the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, walks past the shroud-covered painting, "Friends in a Storm Approaching," left, by Scottish-born artist James McDougal Hart, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, ... .

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  8. Last Call at California Bars Could be 4 am Under Proposed LawRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... Louisville, Atlanta, Miami, New Orleans, and Atlanta, which all permit drinking past 2am. However, for locations like SoMa and the Mission district, it might make more sense to extend the last call to promote business and appeal to tourists. It's so ...

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  9. Comparisons: What $2,500 rents in San Francisco right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Curbed

    Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Is one person's studio another person's townhouse? Let's find out.

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  10. Construction Halted at SF High-Rise Following Building ScareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | NBC Bay Area

    An unstable structure at a San Francisco high-rise prompted evacuations in the South of Market neighborhood. A violation notice was issued Thursday for a high-rise in San Francisco after a construction mishap forced the evacuation of more than a dozen surrounding buildings.

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  11. February 16: Concrete wall threatening to fall from SF high-rise stabilizedRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | KSFO AM 560

    A construction mishap high atop an under-construction skyscraper sent part of San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood into disarray Wednesday afternoon and evening. Fear that an unstable 2,000-pound wall of concrete could topple from the high-rise at 33 Tehama St. triggered city officials to evacuate hundreds of people from at least 16 office buildings, close nearby streets and shut down the westbound Interstate 80 exit ramp at Fremont Street, one of the busiest in San Francisco.

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  12. San Francisco crane stabilizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Inside Bay Area

    San Francisco fire officials say a crane and concrete slab on a South of Market high-rise construction project that were unstable and considered at risk of falling on Wednesday have been secured and the incident has been resolved. Evacuations have been lifted in the area around the building at 41 Tehama St., except in the affected building itself, according to a statement from firefighters posted to social media at 9 p.m. The project developer said in a statement Wednesday that the incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. when a system used to form concrete walls was being raised from levels 35 to 36 and had a partial hydraulic failure.

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  13. Officials stabilize 1 ton wall on San Francisco buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Mail

    San Francisco neighborhood is evacuated over fears a 2,000LB concrete wall will fall from the top of a 37-story skyscraper Unstable 2,000-pound wall of concrete at a luxury apartment building under-construction sent city officials into panic mode at 33 Tehama Street A strut supporting a platform in elevator shaft broke causing a 30-ton machine used for transferring liquid concrete to lean into the concrete 2,000-pound slab The platform itself began leaning outward atop of the building, as officials evacuated 16 nearby buildings, closed streets and closed freeway exit ramp A San Francisco neighborhood was sent into panic for hours on Wednesday due to an unstable 2,000-pound wall of concrete that officials feared could topple from the high-rise construction site at any moment.

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  14. Fix under way at SF high-rise after mishap sparked evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | SFGate

    San Francisco city officials have reopened all streets except Tehama between 1st & 2nd streets in South of Market neighborhood where a high-rise construction emergency took place Wednesday afternoon. The situation has been resolved.

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  15. San Francisco considers toll for Lombard StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Curbed

    Russian Hill residents along Lombard Street have long complained about the traffic on the world-famous twisting corridor. Concerns over the angled street's perennial attraction for motorists have gotten so serious that supervisor Mark Farrell has proposed putting a toll on the road.

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  16. SoMa High-Rise Construction Site Secured; Evacuations LiftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | NBC Bay Area

    Evacuations were lifted late Wednesday night in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood after fire officials confirmed a concrete wall on the 30th floor of a skyscraper under construction was no longer in danger of collapsing. Jean Elle reports.

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  17. SF Evacuees Return to Homes and Cars After Building ScareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | NBC Bay Area

    ... where a structure became unstable on the 30th floor of a high-rise. It was the end of a tumultuous evening that turned SOMA upside down. "Have to keep cool, trust the fact that the city has this under control and the information," said evacuee ...

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  18. Concrete Slab Tilts on SF High-Rise; 16 Buildings EvacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Construction Equipment Guide

    Construction crews had just finished pouring concrete when one of nine hydraulic struts holding the platform malfunctioned, leaving the slab tilted on one side. San Francisco authorities evacuated 16 office buildings and shut down several streets during rush hour Feb. 15 after a giant concrete slab tilted while atop a skyscraper.

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  19. Construction resumes after mishap at Hines' San Francisco towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Houston Chronicle

    Houston-based Hines said construction has started again on its San Francisco tower where a sudden mechanical failure Wednesday halted work on the building and caused panic in the city's South of Market neighborhood. The local development firm, responsible for the Galleria, Williams Tower and multiple downtown Houston skyscrapers, said the construction incident occurred between levels 35 and 36 of the building when an "interior forming system had a partial mechanical failure while being raised to the next level."

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  20. San Francisco: Tilting crane, concrete slab on high-rise stabilizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Inside Bay Area

    San Francisco fire officials say a crane and concrete slab on a South of Market high-rise construction project that were unstable and considered at risk of falling on Wednesday have been secured and the incident has been resolved. Evacuations have been lifted in the area around the building at 41 Tehama St., except in the affected building itself, according to a statement from firefighters posted to social media at 9 p.m. The project developer said in a statement Wednesday that the incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. when a system used to form concrete walls was being raised from levels 35 to 36 and had a partial hydraulic failure.

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