Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report released September 19, 2018.  Scoping comments accepted until October 19, 2018.  See Notice of Preparation of an EIR here


The California Hospital Campus of California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) at 3700 California Street will be moving to a new state-of-the-art hospital on Van Ness Avenue in 2019. Planning for the redevelopment of the CPMC site has been ongoing with the community since 2015. In early 2017, a Preliminary Project Application (PPA) and Environmental Evaluation (EE) were submitted to begin the formal City of San Francisco review process. We anticipate that a draft EIR will be available in 2019.

Please visit this website for information, background, and upcoming meetings regarding planning for the reuse of the 3700 California Street hospital property.


CPMC has operated a hospital at 3700 California since 1887. Buildings on the property today date back to 1938. The character of the historic hospital site has changed over the years as buildings have been remodeled and added, yielding a very different campus today than what was visible in 1938.

The photos below show the 3700 California site over the years.


TMG Partners

CPMC has selected TMG Partners as the developer for the 3700 California site. TMG Partners is a thirty three year-old, San Francisco based company that exclusively works in the Bay Area. TMG specializes in complex properties and in working closely with neighborhoods and communities to create well-received projects.

Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Robert A.M. Stern Architects designed the 3700 California project submitted to the City of San Francisco in 2017 to reflect the neighborhood’s vision for this site.

Robert A.M. Stern Architects has been responsible for the design of some of the most influential town and urban planning projects of our time, as well as some of the past decade’s most successful new residential developments, creating buildings that respect the character and development patterns of established neighborhoods.

“I grew up in this neighborhood and still live here and care deeply about its future and the legacy that we leave through the repurposing of this site.”

Matt Field TMG Partners, San Francisco


TMG and CPMC worked with a neighborhood Advisory Committee, conducted dozens of community meetings, completed a community on-line survey, developed site and neighborhood planning studies, and prepared plans reflecting the neighborhood’s vision for the property. After over two years of community planning and feedback, the development team submitted preliminary plans to the City of San Francisco for formal public review in early 2017. A draft EIR is expected to be released in 2019.

Project Schedule

2015: Launch Visioning Process

Establish Visioning Advisory Committee
Stakeholder Outreach and Interviews
Small Community Meetings and Neighborhood Survey
Neighborhood Architectural Study
Architect Selection

2016: Prepare Draft Community Site Plan

Architect Prepares Draft Master Plan Concepts
Small Group Meetings, Larger Workshops to Review and Update Plan Concepts
Revise and Prepare Draft Plans to Submit to the City

2017-2019: Formal City Review Process

Preliminary Project Assessment (PPA) and Environmental Evaluation (EE)
Environmental and Project Review

  • Visioning /
  • City / Public
  • Hospital


The development team worked during 2015, 2016, and 2017 with a Community Advisory Committee composed of leaders from 8 different neighborhood associations. Representatives from the City have been present at these meetings. The development team conducted a neighborhood survey with over 300 responses and dozens of neighborhood meetings. Based on community input, the development team prepared plans reflecting the neighborhood’s vision for the property and refined these with direction from the Visioning Advisory Committee and submitted preliminary plans to the City of San Francisco in 2017.

Jordan Park Improvement Association
Lake Street Residents Association
Laurel Heights Improvement Association
Laurel Village Merchant’s Association

Neighborhood Association of Presidio Planning
Pacific Heights Residents Association
Presidio Heights Association of Neighbors
Sacramento Street Merchants

Supervisor, District 2


Community Outreach

Neighborhood Survey Summer 2015

In the early summer of 2015, TMG Partners, CPMC, and the Visioning Advisory Committee distributed an online survey to over 500 residents who live in the neighborhoods surrounding the property. 315 survey responses were received online and in hard copy form. The results of the survey are summarized below.

  • Appreciation for convenience of existing doctor’s offices and pediatric care in the neighborhood.
  • Strong concerns about parking, traffic, and noise from the hospital.
  • Desirable aspects of the existing neighborhood include high quality architecture, quiet walkable streets with nearby transit and amenities.
  • Very high levels of concern for the traffic, parking, and noise impacts of new development.
  • High levels of support for new, high-quality housing for families, seniors, and couples including condominiums, move up or down buyers, and luxury housing.
  • Strong desire to have all new land uses parked on-site.
  • Strong desire for new development to be consistent with the quality and character of existing neighborhood architecture.


The planning and review process for 3700 California Street will take place over the next few years. Check here for ongoing updates with opportunities for public participation, input and document review.


Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report Released September 19, 2018
Scoping comments accepted until October 19, 2018

See Notice of Preparation of an EIR here

EE and PPA processing with City of San Francisco, May 2018


Preliminary Project Application (PPA) and Environmental Evaluation (EE) Summary Submittal to City of San Francisco

See Summary Plans Here

See Press Release Here


Community Open House, Monday April 6, 2016 at Jewish Community Center

See slides from presentation here.

See notes from presentation here.

Contact Us

Questions or comments, please contact us at:

  • TMG Partners
  • re: 3700 California
  • 100 Bush Street, 26th Floor
  • San Francisco, CA 94104
  • 415-772-5900
  • 3700california@tmgpartners.com

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