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The Real Estate Issue

The market’s cooling, the Millennium’s tilting, and Apple’s hometown is rebelling. It’s business as unusual in the Bay Area housing world. 


The Great Cooling Off
After four years of utter madness, our housing market might be turning. But how much, how fast, is a matter of debate. By Kim-Mai Cutler 

The Big Sink
How San Francisco's ultimate power tower became "a modern-day La Brea tar pit" and, potentially, the city's costliest real estate battle. By Lauren Smiley and Joe Eskenazi 

An Inconvenient Barn
An intractable eccentric, an eager developer, and a waterfront barn. How an only-in-San Francisco cast of characters managed to find an only-in-San Francisco solution. By Danelle Morton

What’s the Matter with Cupertino?
The Silicon Valley suburb has a rather large identity problem, and it begins with the biggest company on Earth. By Lamar Anderson

Think Small
Patrick Kennedy wants to build tiny homes for the homeless. But he's getting big, big blowback from nearly everyone else. By Joe Eskenazi  

Murder Under the Mountain
Hiding out from the rest of the world is a tradition in Brisbane. But when tragedy struck, that was no longer an option. By Sarah Stodder  

Force of Nature
Soon, Salesforce Tower will look down on everything but the fog itself. Will San Franciscans look up to it? By Lamar Anderson 


Originally published in the November issue of San Francisco

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