Councilman Worthington is pushing a Telegraph Avenue property owner to build the project he’s been promising, including affordable units, or pay more than $640,000 to the city.
People’s Park could see some student housing under a proposed UC plan.
“This reopening, and the return of Bowles to its pioneering roots, represents a major step toward an entirely new undergraduate experience on the Berkeley campus,” said Chancellor Nicholas Dirks of the 1929 historic building’s new life.
The toad mural on the garage door at Kingman Hall. Photo: John Storey I went to Kingman Co-Op at 1730 La Loma Ave. on graduation weekend to photograph the front door for a post-in-progress about painted doors. On the way to the door, I found this wonderful toad mural on the garage door. Read more […]
The University is poised to approve what may be its largest student housing project to date, the Stiles Student Housing project, in the form of this behemoth of a structure providing 783 beds for students on one of few remaining University parking lots, on Bancroft, just west of Telegraph. Although our City needs more housing, […]
A concept diagram for the proposed Stiles Hall building. Image: Solomon Cordwell Buenz Architecture Update, Nov. 19, 5:58 p.m. We hear from David Stark, executive director of Stiles Hall, a bit more about the organization’s plans and perspective: “We would like to let our hundreds of supporters know that Stiles Hall has been in negotiations on this since its […]
UC Berkeley and property owner Ken Sarachan are close to a joint-venture development deal for the long-empty lot at the north-east corner of Haste and Telegraph, which means that new student housing might be in place there by August 2017. “We are in negotiations, deep negotiations,” said Robert Lalanne, UC’s Vice-Chancellor for Real Estate. Lalanne said […]
Bulldozers have been at work for the past few weeks bringing down the UC Berkeley Smyth-Fernwald housing complex built at the top of Dwight Way as “temporary” housing for married students after World War II. Tom Miller shot the video above, and said that, given that the university has no current plans for the newly […]