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Comment: Why Berkeley must revisit its approval for new home construction on Rose Street

On January 28, Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board approved an application to build a new home at 2707 Rose Street (rendering above). The application was made by Mitchell Kapor, the founder of Lotus Development Corporation, and would involve the demolition of a 2,477 sq ft homeand three outbuildings currently on the property. Below, Gary Parsons explains why […]

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Modern moves afoot on Rose Street

Rose Street residents in north Berkeley will be interested to hear the outcome of a zoning hearing taking place on Thursday this week which will determine whether a home in their vicinity will get the OK to be demolished and replaced with a considerably larger one. Lotus founder, philanthropist and angel investor Mitchell Kapor is […]