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You can't tell from the looks of it, but Mid-Market is on the rise. With demolitions of the former Social Security building and fellow neighboring eyesores underway, Market Street between 5th and 6th is making way for Market Street Place, a six-level, 250,000-square-foot retail center scheduled to open in 2015.
The new shopping center, designed by Gensler's San Francisco architectural team, promises an enhanced streetscape, prominent street presence for retailers, and a large, open floor plan. We're already excited for the nearby Renoir Hotel to receive the full Kelly Wearstler treatment and now look forward to more reasons to (finally) visit this stretch.—Esther Hahn
·Has SF's Mid-Market Street Turned A Corner? [BeyondChron]
·Market Street Place [Official Site]
·Mid-Market Getting the Kelly Wearstler Treatment [Racked SF]