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Six-Story Moorish Fortress Designed For Blighted Berkeley Lot

Six-Story Moorish Fortress Designed For Blighted Berkeley Lot

With the owner of the long vacant lot at the corner of Haste and Telegraph in Berkeley having settled a lawsuit with the City in October, agreeing to move forward with plans to develop the lot within 45 days or risk forfeiture of the land, Ken Sarachan is moving... Read More »

Building Up Berkeley: “Higby” Is Breaking Ground

Building Up Berkeley: “Higby” Is Breaking Ground

Gerding Edlen and the city of Berkeley will hold a ceremonial ground breaking for “Higby” this afternoon, a mixed-use development with 98 residential units and 6,500 square feet of ground floor restaurant and retail space to be built at 3015 San Pablo Avenue on the southeast corner of San... Read More »

Is San Francisco Getting The Short End Of The Saitowitz Stick?

Is San Francisco Getting The Short End Of The Saitowitz Stick?

With the Stanley Saitowitz designed “Garden Village”, a 77-unit development of 18 interconnected buildings of three to five stories in height with 16 rooftop farm plots above and a fleet of four to ten shared cars for residents in a small garage below having been approved for development by... Read More »

Modern Ito Design Falls Prey To Modern Berkeley Economics

Modern Ito Design Falls Prey To Modern Berkeley Economics

“A shortage of funds has prompted UC Berkeley to abandon its plan to construct a new Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive downtown. The building, a distinctive and innovative design by Tokyo architect Toyo Ito estimated to cost $143 million, was to replace the museum’s present, seismically endangered... Read More »

A Reader’s Report And Recommendation Across The Bay: 2830 Garber

A Reader’s Report And Recommendation Across The Bay: 2830 Garber

A plugged-in San Francisco tipster crosses the bay and reports on 2830 Garber Street: I saw it yesterday and I have rarely seen so much traffic at an open house. It has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on the top floor, and all of the bedrooms have Golden Gate... Read More »

Name This East Bay House Compound In One Photo/Map Or Less

Name This East Bay House Compound In One Photo/Map Or Less

It’s not our usual fare, and it’s a bit outside our wheelhouse (at least this month), but we do aim to please. Plus it’s Friday, it’s hot (did you notice that pool?) and it’s past time for a cocktail. So a reader’s question to end the week: “Any idea... Read More »