The Berkeley City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday night to send a 57-unit project back to the zoning board for a third review and changes to the design.
2701 Shattuck Ave.
2701 Shattuck approved after late-night tweaks by Berkeley zoning board
Zoning board commissioners somewhat regretfully approved a new five-story building in South Berkeley on Thursday, noting that state law largely tied their hands as far as changes they could make to the project.
Berkeley zoning board says latest 2701 Shattuck proposal is ‘still excessive’
A proposal for a five-story, 57-unit building in South Berkeley has come back in its latest iteration after a failed attempt in 2013 to get city approval.
‘Explosive’ downtown Berkeley housing boom under way
More than 1,400 units are in the works for downtown. Image: Downtown Berkeley Association More than 1,400 housing units are currently in development in downtown Berkeley, with demolition on one of the first in the pipeline scheduled to begin this week. There are eight projects, including a hotel, planned in the downtown core, with two […]
Zoning board denies Berkeley micro-unit proposal
Berkeley’s zoning board ruled last week that a new building at 2701 Shattuck Ave. is too big for the neighborhood. Image: Lowney Architecture Berkeley’s zoning board ruled last week that a new building at 2701 Shattuck Ave. is too big for the neighborhood. Image: Lowney Architecture Berkeley zoning board members voted 6-3 last week to […]
Berkeley staff recommend rejection of micro-unit plans
City staff say a proposal for a new building at 2701 Shattuck Ave. is still too big. Image: Lowney Architecture A controversial micro-unit mixed-used proposal aimed for a quiet stretch of Shattuck Avenue, south of downtown, is still too big, say Berkeley city staff, who advised zoning board members to deny the application later this […]
Zoning board asks micro-unit developer to shrink proposal
Proposed micro-unit development at 2701 Shattuck Ave., at Derby Street, in Berkeley. Image: Lowney Architecture Berkeley zoning board members voted Thursday night to ask developers to reduce the size of a proposed micro-unit project on Shattuck Avenue by either taking units off the upper stories or removing the top story altogether. The lengthy Zoning Adjustments […]
Berkeley neighbors fight micro-unit proposal on Shattuck
The proposed 30,079-square-foot micro-unit development at 2701 Shattuck Ave., at Derby Street, in Berkeley. Image: Lowney Architecture A 70-unit five-story building proposed at Shattuck Avenue and Derby Street faced steep neighborhood opposition at a recent zoning board meeting in Berkeley. The 60-foot-tall proposal, set to include 35 garage parking spaces, 81 bike spots and a […]
1,000 new apartments planned for downtown Berkeley
Natasha Moses, a property manager for Berkeley Central at 2055 Center Street, shows a visitor the main living area of one of the penthouse apartments, which rent for $6,300 a month. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The view from the L-shaped deck off the penthouse apartment at 2055 Center St. is spectacular. One side looks west toward […]