There's a giant diagonal support beam going right through the kitchen.
Would you pay over ~$1MM for this apartment?
|by Anonymous||reply 49||March 28, 2023 10:42 PM|
No, I wouldn’t.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||March 25, 2023 8:42 PM|
I would pay $3m
|by Anonymous||reply 2||March 25, 2023 8:42 PM|
Just take it out, what's the worst that can happen?
|by Anonymous||reply 3||March 25, 2023 8:43 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 4||March 25, 2023 8:44 PM|
I heard of decorated ceiling beams, but a beam in the middle of the room is just tacky.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||March 25, 2023 8:57 PM|
I think not.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||March 25, 2023 9:00 PM|
Nope, I would not buy it but $1m isn't a high price for an apartment in SF. People put up with all kinds of shit in apartments.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||March 25, 2023 9:03 PM|
Definitely should have been an L shaped counter. Now it's just a tripping hazard I'd encounter at 4 AM.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||March 25, 2023 9:26 PM|
WTF? Were these designed with a free trial of a DIY architecture program? Is there no way they could have built a pantry or half wall around that? That's so fucked up!
|by Anonymous||reply 9||March 25, 2023 9:57 PM|
People were lined up to buy those places, no need for that kind of design effort.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||March 25, 2023 10:00 PM|
Should never have passed the zoning board, assuming there is one. Or, if there is one it's totally composed of realtors and developers.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||March 25, 2023 10:04 PM|
The beam is ugly, but I don't mind it. I own a mirror, I'm used to ugly.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||March 25, 2023 10:07 PM|
The property has already been zoned but there is a department that reviews plans to give a building permit. Something as necessary as a support beam that creates a hazard should have been identified, with a change required. That department really dropped the ball on this or someone got paid off to let it through. This is crazy and dangerous.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||March 25, 2023 10:09 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 14||March 25, 2023 10:10 PM|
[quote]Just take it out, what's the worst that can happen?
|by Anonymous||reply 15||March 25, 2023 10:16 PM|
Joan would've known how to deal with this.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||March 26, 2023 12:07 AM|
SF is past peak. Those days of crappy apartments for $1 million may be coming to a close. Great city - but the insane mania has faded now that people can work remotely in tech.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||March 26, 2023 12:20 AM|
I'm not much of a cook anyway and it makes for an interesting conversation piece.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||March 26, 2023 12:26 AM|
Why is it diagonal? Otherwise, there would be a small wall there, is that it?
|by Anonymous||reply 19||March 26, 2023 12:28 AM|
Suction your dildo to it and go to horsey town.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||March 26, 2023 12:36 AM|
Diagonal is very common for earthquake resistant structures, but not through a kitchen. In all my years working in commercial Architecture, I have never seen something so bizarre and stupid. I really don't know how that got past inspection.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||March 26, 2023 1:26 AM|
I wold rub my pussy all over that beam.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||March 27, 2023 4:07 PM|
So, the cabinets were constructed around the beam?
|by Anonymous||reply 23||March 27, 2023 4:26 PM|
At least the support beam isn't running through the middle of the stove.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||March 27, 2023 4:33 PM|
This place is real! I thought it was a joke.
1488 Harrison St #302 San Francisco, CA 94103
|by Anonymous||reply 25||March 27, 2023 5:15 PM|
It’s holding the cabinets up like a retard.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||March 27, 2023 5:20 PM|
[quote] 1488 Harrison St #302 San Francisco, CA 94103
Hmm ... SOMA, semi-industrial, lots of bars / clubs in the area. Also, a Costco across the street. Also pretty close to the freeways.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||March 27, 2023 11:22 PM|
It's all about me, bitches! I'm holding that place together!
|by Anonymous||reply 28||March 28, 2023 11:15 AM|
There is a floor plan at this site. I don’t understand why they didn’t put the kitchen where the bathroom is and 7x 3 half bath and closets where the kitchen and beam are. Then the beam could have been completely concealed in a wall separating the powder room and a closet. It would have resulted in a long, narrow entry hall, but surely that’s better than this disaster.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||March 28, 2023 11:39 AM|
They should replace The Beam with Mr. Bean. He could just stand there holding the building together!
|by Anonymous||reply 30||March 28, 2023 11:43 AM|
If there had to be a diagonal beam running through the apartment, why didn’t the developers simply place the kitchen somewhere else and have the beam run through a less-trafficked part of the apartment?
|by Anonymous||reply 31||March 28, 2023 11:54 AM|
No beam will ever stand between me and my fridge!
|by Anonymous||reply 32||March 28, 2023 11:56 AM|
When people speak so glibly about converting commercial spaces into residential housing, this is a pretty good example of why it’s not so easy.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||March 28, 2023 12:03 PM|
[quote] why didn’t the developers simply place the kitchen somewhere else and have the beam run through a less-trafficked part of the apartment?
Yes, switch the locations of the kitchen and the bathroom. And since this is really a 1 bed +den you don’t need a full bathroom on the ground floor so you can make it smaller. I would also eliminate the closet to the right of the entrance and instead create one where the beam and the fridge currently are (and hiding the beam in the wall that’s created).
|by Anonymous||reply 34||March 28, 2023 12:07 PM|
[quote]1488 Harrison St #302 San Francisco, CA 94103
Looks like there is a Leather Bar just down the street. I have seen many rainbow cross walks, but never a black and blue leather one.🏳️🌈
|by Anonymous||reply 35||March 28, 2023 12:14 PM|
WTH? Everybody just ignore the beam in the kitchen. Odd.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||March 28, 2023 12:24 PM|
I think you know what I would do, fellas....
|by Anonymous||reply 37||March 28, 2023 12:39 PM|
I bet it would be the only apt standing after an earthquake.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||March 28, 2023 1:22 PM|
The beam would only make sense if it was the divider of two rooms such as living room/dining/room. Building a kitchen around it is more akin to a joke.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||March 28, 2023 1:32 PM|
Does every apartment in the building have that same beam?
|by Anonymous||reply 40||March 28, 2023 1:34 PM|
I like it. think it's a cute beam.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||March 28, 2023 1:40 PM|
San Francisco always had a fondness for people tripping
|by Anonymous||reply 42||March 28, 2023 1:41 PM|
Just gift wrap that beam, it will look adorable.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||March 28, 2023 1:43 PM|
You could keep the kitchen where it is, built a partial wall over the exposed beam, and turn the reverse side into a neat butler's pantry or juice bar. Class the joint up with a bit of creativity.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||March 28, 2023 1:43 PM|
Beam there, done that.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||March 28, 2023 1:45 PM|
r37 No, why don't you tell us?
|by Anonymous||reply 46||March 28, 2023 2:17 PM|
How far is it to a really good Italian place? Any bookstore/coffee shops in the neighborhood? If I could afford to buy it I could afford to have Door Dash bring me food. But, no, I still wouldn’t.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||March 28, 2023 2:23 PM|
"Enormous fucking beam"...
|by Anonymous||reply 48||March 28, 2023 2:32 PM|
R47, IMO, this isn't the neighborhood to find an Italian restaurant. Like I said, upthread, it's semi-industrial. Has more of a night life (clubs / bars). There's a Costco across the street, though.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||March 28, 2023 10:42 PM|