Developers submitted a revised proposal this week for a nearly 600-unit apartment building at Shattuck and University avenues.
It’s the third proposal for a housing tower that would rise more than 250 feet over downtown. The revised plan includes a top-floor restaurant.
The project team is hoping to lock down the fifth and final tall building slot allowed downtown.
For much of Cal’s history, providing housing for students was not a priority. Troubled finances in the last few decades have hobbled Cal’s efforts to catch up.
New plans call for nearly 500 new apartments spread across three sites along Shattuck Avenue in South Berkeley.
Study Hall, the 12th-floor bar at downtown Berkeley’s Residence Inn, opens Thursday afternoon with a menu of bar bites and booze with a view.
The long-planned complex at 2190 Shattuck Ave. would grow to 260 feet, with 326 apartments, under a proposed redesign.
The new Residence Inn by Marriott, which opens Friday in downtown, is the fourth-tallest building in Berkeley and the city’s biggest in half a century.
The city has decided not to grant developer Hill Street Realty more time to secure financing for the 18-story Berkeley Plaza project on Harold Way.
Efforts are afoot at City Hall to see if the 18-story, $150 million mixed-use housing complex planned on Harold Way may still, in fact, be viable — even though the developer told the city that he had scrapped the plans.
The developer behind an 18-story, nearly 300-unit project on Harold Way has scrapped those plans, putting an end to one of the biggest development battles Berkeley has seen in recent years.
On Monday, four years after the Berkeley City Council approved plans for a new high-rise on Harold Way, the project team submitted its building permit application to the city of Berkeley.