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Posted inHousing & Development

New housing OK’d in Berkeley as ‘YIMBYs’ win the night

A rendering of the proposed view of 2902 Adeline, looking southwest from Adeline and Russell streets. Image: Trachtenberg Architects A 6-story building set to include 50 rental units and four live-work units was approved Thursday night by Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board, though neighborhood opposition will likely mean an appeal to City Council. Nearly 300 people have […]

Posted inBusiness

Shop Talk: Huckleberry; architects merger; Hella Yoga

Newly opened Huckleberry at 2424 Telegraph Ave. Photo: courtesy Huckleberry Newly opened Huckleberry at 2424 Telegraph Ave. Photo: courtesy Huckleberry HUCKLEBERRY BICYCLES Huckleberry Bicycles, which has been on Market Street in San Francisco since 2011, has just opened a second location at 2424 Telegraph Ave. in Berkeley (which, until they closed in February, housed MSC Custom Bikes). Huckleberry […]

Posted inCity, Housing & Development

Luxury rental housing to replace Berkeley offices

1950 Addison: A 7-story apartment building has been approved. Photo: TCA Architecture 1950 Addison: A 7-story apartment building has been approved. Photo: TCA Architecture A 2-story office building in downtown Berkeley is slated to be replaced by a 7-story building with 107 luxury apartments and no retail. The project, at 1950 Addison St., between Milvia Street and Martin Luther […]

Posted inHousing & Development

Berkeley zoning board approves new 6-story building

The zoning board has approved 50 new units with frontage on Durant and Bancroft. Image: Kahn Design Associates The zoning board has approved 50 new units with frontage on Durant and Bancroft. Image: Kahn Design Associates A small clapboard house on Durant Avenue and surface parking lot on Bancroft Way in Berkeley are set to be replaced by a 6-story […]

Posted inCity

The Lowdown: Berkeley council on medical cannabis, rules to limit drugstores, elections, climate hurdles and more

A rendering of the proposed Walgreens on Solano Avenue. Drawing courtesy of Charles Kahn, Kahn Design Associates On June 3, the Berkeley City Council is set to talk about new rules regarding drugstores, which has been a topic of concern in the past; set up a task force to tackle the city’s plans to raise the minimum […]

Posted inBusiness, Crime & Safety, Fire, Housing & Development

Building begins on site of Sequoia Apts fire on Telegraph

A groundbreaking for a new building at 2441 Haste St., at Telegraph Avenue, on May 28. Among those pictured (left to right), the property’s owner, Kenneth Ent (fourth from left). His son Gregory is second from left. Photo: Ted Friedman A groundbreaking for a new building at 2441 Haste St., at Telegraph Avenue, on May 28. […]