It’s Official Lucky 13 to Become 27 Condos

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In 2015 we reported that there were plans to replace legendary San Francisco dive bar Lucky 13 with condos. At the time it was more of an open ended concept; sometime in the future condos would be put there. Unfortunately that date is now here.

Yesterday SocketSite reported that a permit has been pulled to demolish Lucky 13 and build “a new five-story building with 27 condos, a 1,230-square-foot commercial space fronting Market Street and a storage room for 34 bikes.” the permit to build there has bee requested as well.

Here is what the rendering of the new building will look like:

Courtesy of SocketSite

As SocketSite also reports, the parcel was purchased for “$9.75 million or roughly $360,000 per entitled unit”. I have a feeling that “entitled” is the most important word in that sentence…but maybe I’m just a cynical fuck.

As of now, there is no word on when they will be breaking ground. But I can tell you this much, the thought of losing Lucky 13 is a real big bummer. I better go buy one of their hoodies while I still can.

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