Curbed SF Is Closing
It’s not good-bye — we’re moving to a new home.
Cheap Rent, Amazing Views: What It’s Like to Live on Angel Island
“Last call for San Francisco!”
Tucked-Away Shingled Cottage in Berkeley Asks $629K
The renovated home comes with beamed ceilings, leaded windows, and a brick fireplace.
S.F. Quietly Puts Statue of Genocidal Explorer Into Hiding
It was made by Fascist ruler Mussolini’s bodyguard and official sculptor.
Can a Neighborhood Become a Network?
The mutual-aid networks that have defined the COVID-19 pandemic are looking to the long term.
Here’s Why the Golden Gate Bridge Was Singing
On Friday, the Golden Gate Bridge doubled as a musical instrument as wind passed through its hallowed arches, resulting in a creepy and ghostly tune heard for miles.
This 1920s Garage Is Now a Fancy Loft Asking $4.9M
The largest of seven units is on the market for the first time.
Once a Sign of Blight, Boarded-Up Windows Provide Canvases for Artistic and Political Expression
Plywood lining U.S. city streets is the backdrop for an urgent era of civic art.
S.F. Mayor to Redirect Police Funds to Black Community
"This is a concrete, bold, and immediate step towards true reparations for black people," says Supervisor Shamann Walton.
S.F. sees ‘unprecedented’ drop in rent prices
New data suggests that change could be coming to a city long stifled by skyrocketing rents.
Concrete SoMa loft with floor-to-ceiling windows asks $1.95M
This tucked-away home on a quiet street looks like the inside of SFMOMA.
Rent’s due: What to do if you get an eviction notice during the coronavirus outbreak
Good news: You won’t be evicted during the present pandemic. Bad news: You still have to pay your rent—and you could be evicted later.
Everything you need to know about SF’s response to the coronavirus outbreak
What to know during the COVID-19 outbreak in the city, from mass transit provisions to major closures.
83 facts about the Golden Gate Bridge for its 83rd birthday
It’s nice when the one you love can still surprise you.
5 open houses you can tour virtually
Take a virtual stroll through five new listings, including a rare offering in Jordan Park.
Where to donate your joyless items during the pandemic
Streamline your life by decluttering your home.
Mimicking Brooklyn, four SF parks adopt social distancing circles
Like parking spots but for humans, these circles are meant to keep people at a safe distance while soaking up some sun.
San Francisco to close more streets to promote safe walking
Part of the "slow streets" program, these closures will add even more safe spaces for essential trips.
Dive into these 3 East Bay Eichlers with pools
These Eichlers come with pools and courtyards, giving you the best of the great outdoors without having to leave home.
A brief history of South Park, SF’s oldest—and most underrated—public park
It has a rich and thrilling past, which includes the birthplace of Twitter and setting the stage for an Oscar-winning performance.
Three Atypical Homes Beyond the Fringes of the City
These unusual abodes await those ready to ditch their urban maelstrom.
Elon Musk puts Hillsborough home on the market for $35 million
Tesla founder has had it with the Golden State.
An abridged history of the Transbay Transit Center over the years
A look back at eight decades of San Francisco’s fantastic—and frustrating—public transit leviathan.
Don’t you dare tear down this Brutalist building, San Jose
These type of buildings are misunderstood by the general public.
Now that Twitter employees can work at home forever, what’s to become of its headquarters?
The tech titan’s move into an Art Deco monolith in Mid-Market was supposed to be a symbol of change.
Thanks to rent control, I finally get to live alone
For the first time in 45 years.
Say goodbye to the Geary Boulevard pedestrian bridge
It goes down over Memorial Day weekend.
Berkeley Hills Spanish Revival with fairytale-like tower asks $2.15M
It also comes with guest quarters.
West Oakland facility designed to feed students pivots to emergency food bank
The $43 million-dollar project extends its services to help people in need during the pandemic.
Hey, look: This rare terrace unit in the Hamilton has skyline views for only $899K
It started life as a hotel suite.
Fear not, San Franciscans: $49M Four Seasons penthouse is still up for grabs
The tony top-floor pad will feature a pool and multiple outdoor terraces.
It is marvelous in our eyes: Double A-frame Eichler in Castro Valley asks $1.35M
It comes with a central courtyard and a pool.
The next COVID-19 crisis: The coming tidal wave of evictions
The curve that won’t flatten.
Yes, building more housing will drive down SF home prices—but there’s a catch
"Maybe the reason NIMBY-flavored arguments remain so entrenched in the region is that, in a frustrating twist, sometimes NIMBYs are right."
New shelter-in-place orders ease restrictions on construction, real estate
But restrictions on open houses and limitations on in-person viewings remain.
San Francisco has 75 billionaires. Most of them aren’t donating to local COVID-19 relief.
Now more than before, it makes the city’s heinous income gap painfully evident.
130 Bush—the original skinny legend
This pin-thin tower in the Financial District has earned a cult following.