From the latest SF Weekly:
Mike Hendrickson Developers want to build housing around Bottom of the Hill
Bottom of the Hill: Nearly 150 years ago, the corner of 17th and Mississippi in Potrero Hill was home to the Pacific Rolling Mill Co., the largest steel producer on the West Coast. But in the 22 years since Bottom of the Hill opened its doors to live music, warehouses on the former steel site, now operated by the business moving company Corovan, have provided a buffer between amplified rock 'n' roll and neighbors who might be trying to get a little shut-eye.
In late 2011, when Walden Development announced plans to build a Kaiser Permanente medical complex on the Corovan site -- complete with roughly 200 homes -- Bottom of the Hill's owners felt sure the club's days were numbered... [continue reading]