Berkeley Honda’s planned move to the old Any Mountain store finally got through City Council on Tuesday night.
Berkeley Honda move: One step closer?
After more than five hours of public comment and council discussion, city officials found themselves deadlocked on a neighborhood appeal to halt Berkeley Honda’s attempt to move into the old Any Mountain building on Shattuck Avenue.
Berkeley Honda wins approval to move; appeal possible
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 […]
Council overturns landmark designation where Berkeley Honda hopes to open
Berkeley Honda is hoping to take over 2777 Shattuck Ave., the former Any Mountain location. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Berkeley Honda can now push forward with its plans to open in the former Any Mountain location on Shattuck Avenue after a City Council vote last week. Neighbors had put together a petition late last year to […]
Landmark designation another hurdle for Berkeley Honda
Berkeley Honda hopes to take over 2777 Shattuck, the former Any Mountain location. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Berkeley City Council voted this week to review a decision by the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission to protect the former Any Mountain and Berkeley Bowl location, where Berkeley Honda hopes to one day open, as a structure of […]
Berkeley Honda says its future is at risk
Berkeley Honda, seen here at its temporary 2627 Shattuck Ave. location, hopes to one day relocate to 2777 Shattuck. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Berkeley Honda, seen here at its temporary 2627 Shattuck Ave. location, hopes to one day relocate to 2777 Shattuck. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Representatives of Berkeley Honda told the Berkeley City Council earlier this week that […]
LeConte residents express concern about Berkeley Honda’s move to site of Any Mountain store
A photo of a preliminary rendering of 2777 Shattuck Ave. prepared by Trachtenberg Architects More than 50 residents of the LeConte neighborhood turned up for a meeting Wednesday night to hear about Berkeley Honda’s plans to move into the historic Shattuck Avenue building now housing Any Mountain. While numerous people at the raucous – and […]
Berkeley Honda hopes to take over Any Mountain space
Berkeley Honda is hoping to take over 2777 Shattuck Ave.,the space now occupied by Any Mountain. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Berkeley Honda, which was displaced from its home at 2600 Shattuck Ave. in November, is making plans to move down the street into the building now occupied by Any Mountain, at 2777 Shattuck. Any Mountain has […]
Work begins on controversial Berkeley housing project
A rendering of The Higby on the southeast corner of San Pablo and Ashby avenues. Image: Gerding Edlen After lying vacant for years, work has begun on a controversial, five-story, 98-unit mixed-use housing development on a lot at the southeast corner of San Pablo and Ashby avenues. City officials and representatives from Gerding Edlen, the […]
Parker Place development wins council approval
A rendering of Parker Place on the corner of Shattuck Avenue and Parker Parker Place, a 155-unit development at Shattuck and Parker, won City Council approval last night after a long development tussle. The project had originally been approved by both the Zoning Adjustments Board and the council in 2010, but a procedural error led […]