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S.F. mayor outlines deal for hospital project
San Francisco Chronicle

Mayor Ed Lee is seeking more than $108 million in affordable housing payments, transit improvements and other community benefits from California Pacific Medical Center in exchange for city approval of the controversial plan to build a 555-bed hospital on Cathedral Hill, new city documents show.

The proposal is the mayor’s opening bid in what could prove to be spirited negotiations over California Pacific Medical Center’s plan to build five different medical facilities across San Francisco, the centerpiece being the massive new hospital proposed for the Van Ness Avenue site of the now-shuttered Cathedral Hill Hotel.