$160M Chinatown Hospital Project Gets OK From San Francisco

Law360, New York (September 4, 2012, 6:58 PM EDT) -- A San Francisco board gave an important first nod Tuesday to a proposed $160 million hospital redevelopment project in the city's Chinatown area, which is using a state-mandated requirement to meet new earthquake standards as an opportunity to expand its health care services.

In an 11-0 vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved requests to create a special use district to facilitate the project's development and also amend zoning laws to set new height limits for a proposed eight-story hospital. The development, which will affect...
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