Berkeley’s Public Works Department has come up with various options for a redesign of Milvia Street, from Hearst Avenue to Blake Street, to make it safer for bicyclists and others traveling through downtown.
The units will have “chic amenities” and the complex will include a gym and parking garage. The project should be finished by mid-2020.
Fire crews in downtown Berkeley quickly brought a blaze at the old Ace Hardware building under control Monday night as neighbors were removed temporarily, authorities report.
On the eve of its move to a new downtown location, Tom Dalzell lists all the reasons he loves Berkeley’s Ace Hardware.
Ace Hardware will move to 2020 Milvia St. in the spring. Photo: Google StreetView Ace Hardware, which has been operating out of its space at 2145 University Ave. since 1945, will be moving sometime in the spring to 2020 Milvia St, just two blocks away. Bill and Virginia Carpenter have to move their 16,000-square foot […]
Berkeley Ace Hardware will need to relocate temporarily when construction begins on a new apartment complex. The store has not yet found a new space. Photo: Google By Camille Baptista As downtown Berkeley prepares for the construction of the city’s largest ever apartment building, locally owned Berkeley Ace Hardware remains on the lookout for a place […]
A rendering of the Acheson Commons complex on University Avenue, which now will go forward. Image: Kirk Peterson Architects Acheson Commons, the largest apartment complex ever planned for Berkeley’s downtown, is set to go forward after its opponents decided not to file a challenge to the plan. A coalition of unions, preservationists, community activists and […]
Some Berkeley business owners said last week, at an info session hosted by the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce, that a higher minimum wage would pose challenges and have unintended consequences. Photo: Emilie Raguso A mayor’s office request to set Berkeley’s minimum wage more than $2 above than the state-mandated $8 per hour will be discussed […]
Berkeley Ace Hardware has decided not to move from 2145 University Avenue where it has been for 50 years. Photo: Lance Knobel Berkeley Ace Hardware has decided not to move to the former Andronico’s site at 1414 University Avenue and it appears that a used clothing store may be taking over the 25,000-square foot space […]
Berkeley Hardware has been in its present site for 50 years. The proposed move will take it west on University. Photo: Lance Knobel Berkeley Ace Hardware, which has been in its present site at 2145 University Avenue for 50 years (and in business near that site since 1895), looks poised to move to the old […]
View of the proposed Acheson Commons looking NW, including, in foreground, a proposed new 10-story UC Berkeley office building. Rendering: courtesy Equity Residential/Kirk E. Peterson Architects One of the first projects to be built under Berkeley’s recently adopted Downtown Area Plan will be Acheson Commons which will transform the entire city block bordered by University Avenue, Shattuck […]