In a nod to neighborhood concerns about traffic and parking, cars coming to get serviced at the new site will pull completely inside the building and not sit on the street.
Berkeley Honda gets go-ahead for move after 12th public hearing
Berkeley Honda’s planned move to the old Any Mountain store finally got through City Council on Tuesday night.
Op-ed: It’s about more than Honda
Is the plan to put a Honda dealership in the Le Conte neighborhood really moving us towards the city we all want to be a part of now and in the future?
Op-ed: Economic walls hurt families too
Berkeley Honda provides living wages and union jobs to 50+ employees. By voting not to allow it to move into new premises, Berkeley’s mayor is failing middle-class workers.
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.
Op-ed: City Council should deny Berkeley Honda’s attempt to move nearer a residential neighborhood
More than 200 neighbors have signed a petition against Berkeley Honda moving into their area.
Op-ed: Affordable housing or Honda parking?
The site of the planned Berkeley Honda with parking area across Shattuck Avenue, in the foreground. Photo: Charles Siegel Berkeley has two proposals for development at a location in a Priority Development Area (PDA), which the city has designated for new housing near transit. One proposal would create affordable housing, would modify the street to […]
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 […]
Adeline report highlights desire for affordable housing
Neighbors presented their vision for the Adeline Corridor on Saturday while city consultants acted as scribes. Photo: Natalie Orenstein The city of Berkeley unveiled its preliminary existing conditions report for the Adeline Corridor planning project at a packed community meeting Saturday, Aug. 29. The presentation was the culmination of five months spent gathering community input on […]