The city of Berkeley says the owner of 1698 University Ave. failed to meet conditions of a project permit for the site, including the preservation of trees.
The units will have “chic amenities” and the complex will include a gym and parking garage. The project should be finished by mid-2020.
The new eight-story building is named for David Blackwell, a mathematician and statistician who was hired in 1954. He was a very popular professor, too.
Members of a charmingly ramshackle community called Shadetree have pulled off the seemingly impossible as the Brooklyn Basin development rises up around them.
[Sponsored] Real estate prices in the inner East Bay have been rising consistently for the past seven years, but buyers are buying homes in increasing numbers.