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Posted inHousing & Development

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

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 signed a petition asking for changes to the project, at 2902 Adeline St. in South Berkeley, and many showed up […]

Posted inOpinion

Op-ed: Proposed development on Adeline highlights key community issues

Who Berkeley residents vote onto the Berkeley City Council this November could dramatically alter how the city looks in the future. The Berkeley City Council currently stands divided, with pro-development council members claiming the majority of votes, but that could all change once ballots are cast this fall. While some on the council favor more aggressive development as a […]

Posted inCity, Housing & Development

Berkeley council denies landmark status for The Village

The Berkeley City Council on Tuesday, June 14, rejected an appeal to landmark The Village, the eccentric collection of restaurants and small businesses at 2556 Telegraph Ave. A seven-story mixed-use project is planned for the site. In January, the Landmarks Preservation Commission had denied landmark designation to the two-story The Village, which dated in its […]

Posted inCommunity

Berkeley neighbors say affordability will be key to proposed Adeline Street project

About 40 people crammed into the community room at the South Branch of the Berkeley Public Library on Wednesday night to hear about a new project proposed at Adeline and Russell streets, and offer feedback to the developer. The project — which would replace AW Pottery at 2908 Adeline — is in its very early stages, and […]