Ten Story Building Proposed Atop 16th Street BART Station Site

Maximus Real Estate Partners is in contract to buy the 57,000 square foot parcel above the 16th Street BART station on the northeast corner of Mission Street and has submitted plans to build a 10story building designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill with 351 housing units, 32,000 square feet of retail and a 56,000 ­square ­foot basement parking garage on the site.

The proposal calls for airy plate glass storefronts, with 14 foot floor-to-ceiling heights, which would wrap around the BART plaza and continue along Mission and 16th streets. The group says the blank facades currently ringing the BART Plaza on Mission and Capp streets represent “a significant contributing factor to the high crime rate at the intersection of 16th and Mission.

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