A 12-story, 156-unit project downtown won praise and nearly unanimous approval Thursday from the city’s zoning board. Speakers called it a home run for union labor and the “gold standard” for development.
Council approves South Berkeley co-living units after zoning board denial
Citing the “tremendous” need for new housing in Berkeley, and its location near BART along key transit lines, officials overturned a zoning board vote to reject a five-story “co-living” project at Shattuck and Ashby.
Berkeley zoning board to 12-story developer: ‘Funk this thing up’
Zoning board members got their first chance to weigh in on plans for a new 12-story building proposed on Shattuck at Berkeley Way. Their advice? Have some fun with the design so it reflects more of Berkeley’s quirkiness.
2701 Shattuck approved after late-night tweaks by Berkeley zoning board
Zoning board commissioners somewhat regretfully approved a new five-story building in South Berkeley on Thursday, noting that state law largely tied their hands as far as changes they could make to the project.
Student housing complex across from Cal gets a ‘yes’ from Berkeley zoning board
An eight-story student housing complex on Bancroft Way, to include about 330 beds, has been approved by Berkeley’s zoning board right across the street from the Cal campus.
274 new units approved over downtown Berkeley Walgreens
Thursday night, Berkeley’s zoning board approved an 18-story mixed-use building at the downtown Walgreens site, set to bring 274 new apartments to the city.
The future of the Ashby BART parking lot is in flux
About 100 people came to a community meeting Thursday to call for affordable housing development and the preservation of the Berkeley flea market.
Co-housing project for South Berkeley voted down by zoning board
A much-revised proposal for 3000 Shattuck Ave., which features dorm-like larger units, was rejected by ZAB on June 28 — its third time before the board.
Could third review be the charm for this South Berkeley co-living project?
Like other large development proposals in Berkeley, this unusual dorm-like co-living project is testing opinions on what’s needed to best solve the city’s housing crisis.
Neighbors frustrated by Grove Park construction delays
Originally slated for completion in November 2016, the renovations are now expected to wrap up in December, according to the city.
Luxury rental housing to replace Berkeley offices
1950 Addison: A 7-story apartment building has been approved. Photo: TCA Architecture 1950 Addison: A 7-story apartment building has been approved. Photo: TCA Architecture A 2-story office building in downtown Berkeley is slated to be replaced by a 7-story building with 107 luxury apartments and no retail. The project, at 1950 Addison St., between Milvia Street and Martin Luther […]