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The Return of the 1,000-Foot Slip 'N Slide; The Twitter Building's New Public Face; Inside the Anti-Ikea

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


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SOMEWHERE—Remember the 1,000-foot Slip 'N Slide that came to Potrero last year? It's coming back.

MID-MARKET—Though it's been open since 2012, the Twitter building made its first big public entrance last week with the Market, a fancy-food emporium that you don't have to be a Twitter employee to visit.

WEST BERKELEY—Living with a furniture maker means never having to set foot in a furniture store, and this all-bespoke-all-the-time Victorian is the anti-Ikea.

HAYES VALLEY—If the tiny apartments proposed for Octavia Boulevard go through, they could be the city's first micro-units that aren't also a dorm.

EXCELSIOR—Even Anne Hathaway's Princess Diaries pixie dust hasn't been enough to sell this Excelsior ex-firehouse, which just got sent to the guillotine again.

CANDLESTICK POINT—It's official: Candlestick will meet its fate by wrecking ball, not dynamite.

SAN FRANCISCO—Here's what $2,700/month rents you around town.