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Posted inHousing & Development

6-story mixed-use building could replace Berkeley gym

At 24 Hour Fitness, regulars have been wondering what the big yellow sign means for future workouts. Photo: Emilie Raguso At 24 Hour Fitness, regulars have been wondering what the big yellow sign means for future workouts. Photo: Emilie Raguso Update, 5:55 p.m. Dana Ellsworth of the project team told Berkeleyside the gym will remain in place for three […]

Posted inHousing & Development

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 […]

Posted inBusiness, Housing & Development

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 […]