555 Washington Street, San Francisco Planning Department Cas No. 2002.0133E

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City and County of San Francisco
Document Title
555 Washington Street, San Francisco Planning Department Cas No. 2002.0133E
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Z: C-3-O (Downtown - Office), 200-S Height and Bulk District
Document Description
The proposal is a residential project in a new 336,585 gross square-foot (gsf) 38-story, 390-foot-high building pus 35-foot mechanical penthouse that would contain about 248 residential units in about 331,640 square feet (sf); 6,780 sf of retail space, approximately 9,240 sf of mechanical space. 73,425 sf of parking (230 spaces) in four subsurface levels access from Washington Street, and about 7,720 sf of public and private open space. The project would demolish the ground-level vacant restaurant at the base of Transamerica Pyramid and a portion of the 5050 Sansome Street building; acquire and improve Mark Twain Alley for open space; expand, renovate, and improve private Red wood Park from 17,980 sf to 22,022 sf and convey it to the City as a new public park. There are two variant to the project: an office variant (372,590 gsf of office_, and a residential variant (all two-bedroom units). The project or its variants would demolish the capped basement at 517 Washington, the one-story structure at 501-505 Washington Street, and the nine-story building at 545 Sansome Street. All would require a Zoning Map change to a 400-S height and bulk district and a General Plan Amendment.

Contact Information

Joy Navarrete
Agency Name
San Francisco Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco
San Francisco
Cross Streets
Montgomery and Sansome Streets
Total Acres
Parcel #
Block 270, Lot 33,35, and 36
State Highways
US 101, I-80
S Muni and BART
Chinese Education Ctr, John Yehall-Chin ES
San Francisco Bay

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 248, Acres 336,540sf), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 6,780, Employees 7), Other (Up to 230 Parking Spaces)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Conditional Use Authorization, Variance Shadow Ordinance
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Wind and Shadow
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)

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