$170M SF Tower Dodges Permit Appeal, But May Face Suit

Law360, New York (July 23, 2013, 10:06 PM EDT) -- A controversial $170 million high-rise proposed to hold San Francisco’s Mexican Museum, along with residential and retail space, cleared an appeal of its historic preservation permit Tuesday night, but will likely face litigation and a ballot initiative over its scale.

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously affirmed the permit approval handed down by the Historic Preservation Commission in May, which will allow for a 47-story tower to be built and connected to the older, historic Aronson Building at 706 Mission St. The vote was taken...
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