Deep pockets? Rent the condo with the best view in One Rincon Hill

Ever wondered what the view from One Rincon Hill looks like? You’d see it every day from this southeast-facing condo, way up on the 55th floor. Renting here is renting the lap of luxury– or a least, “luxury” as defined in the tall, glassy towers that loom over San Francisco’s SoMa, South Beach and…

Almost $7 million for former firehouse in Noe Valley

Sound the alarm! A former fire station in Noe Valley is now on the market for just under $7 million. The over-6,000-square-foot building was constructed in 1909 and served as the home of Engine No. 44 for 50 years. In 1959, the fire department sold the building to local artists Mark and Beth Adams,…

Russian Hill’s Butterfly House: Capture it for $9.48M

Floating above it all, or at least seeming to, is 1051-1053 Francisco Street, atop San Francisco’s scenic Russian Hill. The home carries the moniker “Butterfly House,” for reasons we’ll get to shortly. Long-time SF residents may recognize the home was originally a mid-century (built in 1953)…

The Paris Attack Will Add To Wall Street Anxiety Next Week

There was plenty of anxiety on Wall Street last week, as investors had many things to digest. First came continuing jitters over the future of Valeant Pharmaceuticals, which cooled off the once hot healthcare sector. Second came the aftershocks of a strong employment report from the previous week,…

Detached Sutro Heights home with built-in soda fountain for $2.625 million

Calling all bobby soxers: “Happy Days” await at 7935 Geary Blvd., where a one-of-a-kind game room comes equipped with a built-in soda fountain that has two taps, a freezer, a sink and four pumps for all your favorite toppings. In between egg creams, take a turn at the shuffle ball court, another…