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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 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. […]

Posted inCity

Nine Berkeley buildings win ‘design excellence’ awards

Comal restaurant in downtown Berkeley, whose interior was designed by Berkeley’s Abueg Morris Architects, was awarded separately for its interior and for its exterior architecture. Full credits in the BDA 2013 Awards brochure. Photo: BDA Nine buildings have been singled out as representing the best new design work in Berkeley for 2010-2012. Berkeley Design Advocates, […]

Posted inBusiness, Fire, Housing & Development

New building proposed for Sequoia site on Telegraph Ave.

A rendering of the 42-unit residential and commercial building proposed for the site of the former Sequoia Apartment building at 2441 Haste St. at Telegraph. Source: Kahn Design Associates The owners of the property at 2441 Haste St. at Telegraph, scene of a devastating fire in Nov. 2011 that destroyed the five-story Sequoia Apartments, have submitted […]