Monthly Archive: March 2014

Dermalogica interior (photo: Roy McKenzie) 13

Dermalogica coming to Icon ground floor

We noticed the coverings were off the new business at the ground floor of the Icon development. It looks like the Castro will be getting a Dermalogica concept store, the skin care company’s 8th such “Concept Space” in the United States. The interior of the store follows the design trend of...

Bay Area Bike Share 2014 Expansion Map 8

Castro Bike Share delayed

Bummer… Aaron Bialick, editor at Streetsblog San Francisco, broke the bad news to folks who were hoping to see the popular Bay Area Bike Share program expand from downtown into the Uppper Market / Castro and surrounding neighborhood areas. It looks like the company who manufactures the hardware and software...

Scaffolding up around Harvey's and adjacent businesses (photo: Roy McKenzie) 10

Nosey neighbor: Scaffolding up around Harvey’s

We noticed there was scaffolding placed around Harvey’s Restaurant (500 Castro Street) and we wondered what was up. We reached out to Harvey’s General Manager Steve Porter who told us that the scaffolding was up for the rehab of the exterior of the building. The restaurant has some architectural elements...

Final selection: Rainbow crosswalks at 18th and Castro (photo: Roy McKenzie) 75

Castro decorative crosswalks: And the winner is…

Andrea Aiello of the Castro Community Benefit District announced at the Castro Streetscape Improvement Project groundbreaking this morning that over 4,500 voters and Castro area residents chose decorative rainbow sidewalks to be located at all four crosswalks at the intersection of Castro and 18th Street. The CBD voted to make up...

2299 (C?) Market Street (photo: Roy McKenzie) 15

New retail opening soon at Icon ground floor

We received tips from a lot of folks who noticed moving trucks this past weekend out on Noe Street outside the ground floor retail space at the new Icon building (2299 Market Street). Tipster Stephen G noticed a lot of cabinet fixtures being hauled into the southernmost retail space in...