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Revised Plans for Supersized Bart-Adjacent Project Sans Parking

Revised Plans for Supersized Bart-Adjacent Project Sans Parking

Facing pushback from Oakland’s Planning Department with respect to the “monotonous and bulky massing” of the proposed 1,032-unit “Hub” development to rise up to 23 stories in height upon the 3-acre Caltrans lot across from The Crucible and a block from the West Oakland BART station, and that the... Read More »

Big Plans for Club Zone Parcels Have Been Drawn

Big Plans for Club Zone Parcels Have Been Drawn

As we first reported last year: The Action Rentals building at 1526-1530 Folsom Street is on the market in Western SoMa, along with its parking lot at 1560 Folsom and two adjacent parcels which extend to (135) Kissling and (276) 11th Streets. Zoned for building up to 55 feet... Read More »

More Dorms for Developers in Western SoMa as Proposed

More Dorms for Developers in Western SoMa as Proposed

With 200 mini apartments rising on the 333 12th Street parcel to the left, and the ground having been broken for 136 units to rise on the 1532 Harrison Street parcel, on the other side of the 1907-era duplex, to the right, plans to infill the Western SoMa parking... Read More »

Supersized Van Ness Corridor Development Contemporized

Supersized Van Ness Corridor Development Contemporized

As we first reported last week, plans to double the unit density of the approved development to rise upon the former service station site on the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Filbert, on the eastern edge of Cow Hollow, by leveraging San Francisco’s HOME SF program to... Read More »

More Height and Density on Van Ness as Newly Proposed

More Height and Density on Van Ness as Newly Proposed

While plans for a six-story over basement building to rise up to 65 feet in height upon the former service station site turned perennial Christmas tree lot on the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Filbert, on the eastern edge of Cow Hollow, were approved back in 2014,... Read More »

Supersized Plans and Problems for this BART-Adjacent Project

Supersized Plans and Problems for this BART-Adjacent Project

While plans for a 417-unit development to rise up to 8 stories in height on the vacant 3-acre Caltrans lot bounded by Kirkham, 7th, Union and 5th Streets, a block from the West Oakland BART station and across from The Crucible, were approved back in 2016, the ground was... Read More »

West Berkeley Rising on San Pablo as Proposed

West Berkeley Rising on San Pablo as Proposed

Plans to level the shuttered Church’s Chicken shack on the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Harrison Street, on the northern border of Northwest Berkeley, are in the works. And as proposed, a six-story will rise up to 70 feet in height upon the site which is principally only... Read More »

New Timing for RADical Oakland Tower

New Timing for RADical Oakland Tower

Having been redesigned by RAD Urban last year, the plans for a 29-story building to rise up to 360 feet in height at 1433 Webster Street in Downtown Oakland have tentatively qualified for a streamlined environmental review. The modular development would yield 179 apartments over 60,000 square feet of... Read More »

RADical Oakland Tower Redesigned

RADical Oakland Tower Redesigned

Facing pushback with respect to the lack of a pronounced step back along 15th Street, which was seen as being inconsistent with “the lower height context of the buildings within 15th & Webster Historic District,” as well as its dark colors, “over use of boxy forms,” and... Read More »

Plans to Raze FLACOS for Housing to Rise

Plans to Raze FLACOS for Housing to Rise

Plans to level the 1,000-square-foot, single-story Berkeley building on the corner of Adeline and Emerson, which has been home to FLACOS over the past seven years, are in the works. And as proposed, a five-story building designed by Dinar & Associates, with 42 residential units over 4,300 square feet of... Read More »