The state Housing Accountability Act is at the center of a dispute over a three-unit housing project.
Readers noticed what struck them as a bizarre occurrence: The late-night demolition of an apartment building near the Cal campus.
A rendering of the proposed view of 2902 Adeline, looking southwest from Adeline and Russell streets. Image: Trachtenberg Architects A 6-story building set to include 50 rental units and four live-work units was approved Thursday night by Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board, though neighborhood opposition will likely mean an appeal to City Council. Nearly 300 people have […]
Berkeley Honda hopes to take over 2777 Shattuck Ave., the former Any Mountain location. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Update, Oct. 30: Neighbors filed an appeal in late September. Council may hear that appeal Thursday, Nov. 17, in a special meeting. Stay tuned for updates. Original post, Sept. 14: One of Berkeley’s largest sales tax generators won a […]
The proposed view at San Pablo Avenue and Jones Street. Image: Pyatok Architects A sprawling mixed-use complex on San Pablo Avenue won approval Thursday night from Berkeley’s zoning board. Neighbors turned up in droves for the May 12 Zoning Adjustments Board meeting. Most of those who spoke during public comment lobbied for what they said was a more […]
1950 Addison: A 7-story apartment building has been approved. Photo: TCA Architecture 1950 Addison: A 7-story apartment building has been approved. Photo: TCA Architecture A 2-story office building in downtown Berkeley is slated to be replaced by a 7-story building with 107 luxury apartments and no retail. The project, at 1950 Addison St., between Milvia Street and Martin Luther […]
A rendering of what the renovated UC Press building at 2120 Berkeley Way would look like as offices with three new stories. Image: Devi Dutta Architecture Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board will consider a proposal Thursday that would see the UC Press building at 2120 Berkeley Way renovated into a modern 6-story office building with the […]
The zoning board has approved 50 new units with frontage on Durant and Bancroft. Image: Kahn Design Associates The zoning board has approved 50 new units with frontage on Durant and Bancroft. Image: Kahn Design Associates A small clapboard house on Durant Avenue and surface parking lot on Bancroft Way in Berkeley are set to be replaced by a 6-story […]
A rendering of what 1900 Fourth St. may one day look like. Image: TCA Architects Berkeley community and zoning board members had a chance Thursday to weigh in on what the environmental impact report for a large mixed-use project planned for 1900 Fourth St. should focus on. The “Spenger’s parking lot” project has been in the […]
The Nexus at 2539 Telegraph Ave. has been approved. Image: Lowney Architecture Berkeley’s zoning board approved two largely car-free buildings Thursday set to add 92 new residential units to the city’s housing stock. Both of the projects — 70 units on Telegraph Avenue and 22 units on Shattuck Avenue — were proposed by Patrick Kennedy’s […]
The developer for 2211 Harold Way first submitted his application in December 2012. Its construction was approved by the city council on Dec. 8, 2015. Image: MVEI Architecture and Planning The developer for 2211 Harold Way first submitted his application in December 2012. Its construction was approved by the city council on Dec. 8, 2015. […]
The City Council will consider seven appeals tonight on the permits issued to allow construction of 2211 Harold Way. Image: MVEI Architecture and Planning There have been more than 35 public hearings over the 180-foot-high 302-unit building proposed for 2211 Harold Way and at most of those meetings a dedicated group of people has objected […]