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Stunning Photos of the Transbay Center's Ascent; Cat Café Starts Construction Soon; Olympic Stadium Renderings

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Welcome to Curbed Cuts, where Curbed SF editor Lamar Anderson shares the best real estate and neighborhood news of the week.

Photos via Patricia Chang
SOUTH BEACH—After four years of underground work, the Transbay Transit Center finally poked its head above ground last month, and we have pictures of the steely beast beginning its ascent.

SAN FRANCISCO—To afford the median apartment in SF, renters need to earn seven times the current minimum wage.

HAYES VALLEY—The fog comes in on little cat feet, and the city's first cat café comes in March. Maybe.

PACIFIC HEIGHTS—The Uber exec under fire for his comments in favor of spying on journalists also got into a legal spat with his landlord (of course). This is the $9,500/month apartment in dispute.

BRISBANE—Here's a sketch of the stadium they'd build on the bay if SF wins the 2024 Summer Olympics bid. The design looks preliminary, but the fireworks sure don't.

MARKET STREET—The nonprofit that brought us the Bay Lights is back again with a plan to string a 2.1-mile-long LED sculpture above Market Street.

INNER SUNSET—This week 16 neighborhoods faced off in the first round of the Curbed Cup, our annual competition for the neighborhood of the year. Going into week 2, the Inner Sunset dominates, but only the Excelsior inspired poetry.