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 City Council and School Board still have to approve the agreement, which would see the city paying a $600,000 flat fee as well as a per-meeting cost.
Lacey has been showing Elmwood residents a map that exaggerates where “high-rises” would be permitted with a new state law and is saying (falsely) that Droste supports it.
About 100 people came to a community meeting Thursday to call for affordable housing development and the preservation of the Berkeley flea market.
A proposal for a five-story, 57-unit building in South Berkeley has come back in its latest iteration after a failed attempt in 2013 to get city approval.
A UC Berkeley graduate student dormitory at Telegraph and Haste got its latest approval from the zoning board Thursday, and appears — at long last — to be moving forward.
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.
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.
The owners of a 1950s home on the landmarked North Berkeley common want to build a partial second-story using the original architect's plans.
Berkeley needs to update its zoning code to create objective standards surrounding whether a proposed project will block a neighbor's sunlight or view. Current code is out of date.
Williams spent 20 years as assistant director of the San Francisco Planning Department, and was the principal author of its renowned Downtown Plan.
Neighbors have twice appealed a family's plan to build an addition onto their home in the hills.