The Dogpatch neighborhood will soon have a spiffy new, yet historically preserved, connection to San Francisco’s shipbuilding past, and its breathtaking waterfront. New life is being breathed into the historic core of Pier 70, through a restoration project spearheaded by The Port of San Francisco and Historic Pier 70 LLC. Eight buildings, dating back to 1885 are in the construction and leasing reclamation phase. The finished seven-acre project will be open to the public in 2017. Those buildings were once a testament to the might of the steel and shipbuilding industries-- first as the West Coast headquarters for Union Ironworks and then Bethlehem Steel. Luxury home furnishings on display at new Restoration Hardware And what better company to carry on the spirit of rebirth than one that reflects that sentiment in its name: luxury home furnishings retailer Restoration Hardware (RH). The retailer will have a prominent spot in the century-old, Classic Revival-style building....
- Pier 70 in San Francisco is being reclaimed for commercial and public use.
- The old Union Iron Works building which once housed a Bethlehem Steel shipbuilding facility was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2014.
- The first tenant of the new project, Restoration Hardware, has signed on for the 2017 opening.