Berkeleyside has pored over city records and our own archives to bring you a round-up of many of the larger housing projects that have been completed around the city since 2012.
Berkeleyside has pored over city records and done our own reporting to bring you a robust round-up of recent and forthcoming housing developments around the city.
The Berkeley City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday night to send a 57-unit project back to the zoning board for a third review and changes to the design.
The parcel is being marketed as the Berkeley Innovation & Technology Park. It is one of three large parcels in West Berkeley that are currently for sale.
Zoning codes clustered single-family homes in neighborhoods like Thousand Oaks and the Elmwood and allowed duplexes on the flats, creating a city stratified by wealth and race. Officials may change this.
Several council members have asked the city to study the impacts of letting more Berkeley property owners add a unit, or several, to single-family lots to help address the regional housing crisis and climate change.
A City Council majority affirmed approval Thursday night of an 18-story building with 274 units planned at the site of the downtown Berkeley Walgreens at 2190 Shattuck Ave.
Work has begun to reconfigure the dangerous downtown area around the intersection of Shattuck and University into a friendlier thoroughfare for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists.
ZAB had sound reasons for denying the application to build a five-story mixed-use building at 3000 Shattuck and Council members should deny the appeal slated to be discussed at tonight's Council meeting.
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.
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 shutdown of the 128-year-old restaurant follows closely after the closures of longtime Berkeley institutions Brennan's and Hs Lordships.