A several-year effort to designate Campanile Way as a city landmark hit a major bump last month when the City Council reversed a decision by the Landmarks Preservation Commission to do just this.
Staff has asked council to revise a recent landmark designation for Campanile Way, alleging an overreach by the Landmarks Preservation Commission that city law does not support.
After being defeated two years ago, a group of Berkeley residents is trying once more to landmark the view from the base of Cal’s Campanile.
The existing view from the steps of UC Berkeley’s Campanile. Council rejected an appeal Tuesday night of a decision not to landmark Campanile Way. Rendering: Draft EIR of 2211 Harold Way The existing view from the steps of UC Berkeley’s Campanile. Council rejected an appeal Tuesday night of a decision not to landmark Campanile Way. Rendering: Draft EIR of 2211 Harold Way Amid […]
The view of the proposed development at 2211 Harold Way from the north edge of the Campanile stairs. The white box shows where the building used to show, while the red line and rendering show how visible the current designs would be. Click on the image to view in a larger size. Rendering: Rhoades Planning […]
The view from the UC Berkeley Campanile looking west toward San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge is iconic, but it should not be landmarked, the Landmarks Preservation Commission decided Thursday, April 2. The 5-3 vote, with one abstention, came after almost four hours of testimony from residents who are concerned that a proposed 18-story […]