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What a Blind Architect Can Teach Us About Design; Crane Art; Mapping the Mid-Market Development Frenzy; More!

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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.


Rendering via Hayes Valley Art Coalition

HAYES VALLEY—Patricia's Green is getting a new sculpture and, hey, it looks like a crane! Art imitates life and life imitates the condo market.

YERBA BUENA—From the longform features department, we bring you the tale of Chris Downey, a blind architect who just finished his first design commission since losing his sight.

SoMa—Because the day is short and the market is long, we went and found you the 10 cheapest properties for sale in SoMa. All under $700K!

MID-MARKET—Curious about the Mid-Market development frenzy but can't tell your Yotels from your NEMAs? Head straight for our map of 36 projects that are remaking the neighborhood right this second.

SAN FRANCISCO—Here's a scary thought: San Francisco's sky-high housing prices may actually be … not all that crazy.

CROCKER AMAZON—What happens when paisley metallic wallpaper and mirrored ceilings collide? This. This is what happens.