The Book Concern Lofts at 83 McAllister Street

The Book Concern Lofts is an efficiency loft conversion located on the edge of the Civic Center district in downtown San Francisco.  Built in 1906, the building at 83 McAllister Street retains turn-of-the-century character with the original brick and limestone façade, while the inside has been converted into 60 loft-style condominiums.

With the renovation completed in 2006, The Book Concern Lofts presents an affordable housing option in an expensive city. The loft-style units at 83 McAllister range from a very compact 270 square feet to a slightly larger 425 square feet, with studio, one and two bedroom floor plans.  While the size might not appeal to everyone, the lofts could be a perfect choice for suburban dwellers needing a pied-a-terre for their forays into the city, first time homebuyers, students (UC Hastings College of the Law is on the next block), or those looking to invest in a reasonably priced rental property.  Amenities at The Book Concern Lofts include a rooftop garden terrace, a fitness center, laundry center, elevator, and high-speed wiring.

Lofts for sale at 83 McAllister St (Book Concern Loft)

The Book Concern Lofts at 83 McAllister Street Lofts for Sale, SF October 22, 2021
1
Listed
176
Avg. DOM
$1,793.10
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$468,000
Med. List Price
1 Property
$468,000
Subdivision: Van Ness/Civic Cente
1
Beds
11/2
Baths
261
Sq.Ft.
1908
Year Built
177
Days on Site
421541882
MLS
One of the most desirable units in the building which was totally upgraded in 2007. Located in the historic Book Concern Building. This top floor condo consists of a living room/industrial designed...

At first glance, The Book Concern Lofts' 83 McAllister address might be a bit off-putting; it is on the cusp of the Civic Center and the Tenderloin. However, considering all the benefits the address has to offer might cause a change in perspective. Shopping, entertainment, dining, and public transportation are in the immediate neighborhood, the lofts are affordable, and the surrounding area is undergoing revitalization with the addition of the new Federal Building and development of several nearby projects including Mint Plaza and several new complexes around Central Market.

Contact us for more information about The Book Concern Lofts at 83 McAllister Street or for experienced representation when selling or buying a San Francisco loft, Emeryville loft or live-work lofts in Oakland.

Don't Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own – an Agent Can Help

If you're looking to maximize your sale and minimize your effort, you need to work with a real estate professional. In a sellers' market like today's, it can be tempting to list your house on your own – known as For Sale By Owner (FSBO). But ...

Read More

If You're a Buyer, Is Offering Asking Price Enough?

In today's real estate market, buyers shouldn't shop for a home with the expectation they'll be able to negotiate a lower sales price. In a typical housing market, buyers try to determine how much less than the asking price they can offer and still ...

Read More

Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home?

There's a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of the total sale price for your down payment. In fact, a recent survey by Lending Tree asks what is keeping consumers from purchasing a home. For over half of those ...

Read More

Remote Work Is Here To Stay. Can Your Home Deliver the Space You Need?

A lot has changed over the past year. For many people, the rise in remote work influenced what they're looking for in a home and created a greater appetite for a dedicated home office. Some professionals took advantage of the situation and ...

Read More

Is It Time To Move on to a New Home?

If you've been in your home for longer than five years, you're not alone. According to recent data from First American, homeowners are staying put much longer than historical averages (see graph below):As the graph shows, before 2008, homeowners ...

Read More