923 Folsom St.

923 Folsom Street    San Francisco, California


This 9-story, pet friendly apartment building located in SOMA offers 115 residential rental units, an underground parking level, a ground level courtyard and a roof terrace.

The Level 1 courtyard: 5,350 sf. The whole planted area [3,730 sf] has a bioretention planter treating water from the roof, private patios for the adjacent units; lush planting for strong visual impact of greenery from unit windows above.

The Roof Terrace:  6,890 sf. of common outdoor space plus 1,900 sf of green roof; large raised metal and concrete planters; outdoor kitchen with 2 counters and grills, communal dining under overhead trellis with festival lights, lounge area around fireplace, built-in wood bench seating combined with movable furniture, outdoor living room with TV screen; wind screens protecting the hangout spaces from westerly winds; visual connection to lower lever courtyard below; planting of evergreen trees and colored-foliage perennials in striking combinations.

Street improvements on Folsom and Shipley Streets, including new paving, street tree planting, bike racks, decorative unit paving strip parallel to curb.


Architect: Solomon Cordwell Buenz
Owner: Align Folsom, LLC
Developer: Align Real Estate