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Posted inHousing & Development, Schools

Condo project set for latest review

A 12-story building set to include 92 condominiums and nearly 12,000 square feet of commercial space could get its penultimate review from Berkeley’s Design Review Committee tonight, Aug. 20. The 120-foot-tall building would, if approved, take the place of one- and two-story buildings that currently exist on the block, housing several local businesses, including Berkeley Vacuum, the Missing […]

Posted inBusiness, City, Housing & Development

Developer of downtown Berkeley hotel offers ‘tapered’ tower; hopes for quick design review

Berkeley’s Design Review Committee will get an early peek this week of new, revised plans for the high-rise hotel on Shattuck Avenue and Center Street — part of the developers’ push to get the project through the planning process quickly. The plan just submitted shows an 18-story building, rather than 16-story hotel, although both the new and […]

Posted inHousing & Development, Nature, Schools

UC Berkeley building set for Northside comes under fire

UPDATE, APRIL 23, 2014: Several trees were cut down early today, Wednesday April 23, on the site of the proposed new building. Reports suggest crews were working on the trees at 7 a.m. Ted Friedman filed this photograph showing a cleared area next to the volleyball court: ORIGINAL STORY: Neighbors to a proposed new UC Berkeley […]