What lies beneath the Spenger’s parking lot has been hotly debated in recent months as discussions proceed about what might one day be developed there.
Second West Berkeley human remains discovery prompts call to re-examine shellmound boundaries
The discovery of a second set of human remains in a Fourth Street lot long considered to sit outside the boundaries of the West Berkeley Shellmound has some people wondering if Berkeley really knows where the perimeter should be.
Critics question impacts of ‘Spenger’s parking lot’ project on Berkeley Fourth Street, Ohlone heritage
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 […]
Development may come to Spenger’s lot in Berkeley
A pile of dirt on the parking lot across from Spenger’s in February, where the archeological dig happened. Photo: Emilie Raguso After months of poking, prodding, sifting and examining soil, an archeological dig beneath the parking lot across from Spenger’s restaurant on Fourth Street found no evidence it had ever been home to a Native American shellmound. The […]