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Berkeley Castle on the Market for $5 Million

Berkeley Castle on the Market for $5 Million

Designed by architect John Hudson Thomas and modeled on a 13th-century French monastery, the landmark Berkeley castle at 2900 Buena Vista Way has just hit the market for $5 million. Built in 1929 for the son of James Hume, whose father was the Special Detective for Wells Fargo who... Read More »

Futuristic East Bay Estate Fetches $20.5M

Futuristic East Bay Estate Fetches $20.5M

The modern 14,000 square-foot Berkeley/Oakland Hills mansion which sits atop a ridge at 6889 Devon Way and is visible from Highway 24 has just traded hands for $20.5 million having been listed for $21 million early last year. Built for Robert Felton, an OG tech entrepreneur and engineer, the four-bedroom home... Read More »

East Bay Modern Masterpiece Fetches $2.4M

East Bay Modern Masterpiece Fetches $2.4M

Designed by renowned Bay Area architect Donald Olsen and constructed in 1967, the Bauhaus-style home hidden behind a custom gate at 256 The Uplands in Claremont hit the market in September listed for $2.5 million. Reduced to $2.235 million in early October, the sale of the four-bedroom modern masterpiece... Read More »

From Hotel Rooms to Apartments as Proposed

From Hotel Rooms to Apartments as Proposed

Approved as a residential hotel project and designed for short-term tenants, “such as professors or other people coming to the city for brief periods who need a place to live,” Panoramic Interests is now seeking approval to develop its 22-unit building to rise four stories at 2711 Shattuck Avenue... Read More »

Designs For More Parking In Berkeley, Not Less

Designs For More Parking In Berkeley, Not Less

If approved this week, the five-story, 440-space Center Street Parking Garage at 2025 Center Street in Downtown Berkeley, which is owned by the City, will be razed and an eight-story, 711-space replacement garage will rise upon the site. The proposed structure includes a new location for the Downtown Berkeley... Read More »

Berkeley Development Redesigned To Accommodate New Grocery

Berkeley Development Redesigned To Accommodate New Grocery

When the plans for a complex of five-story buildings – with 152 residential units over a couple of smaller retail spaces – to rise on the Grocery Outlet site at 2001 Fourth Street in Berkeley were approved late last year, the loss of the low-cost grocery store and its... Read More »

Achtung! $265K Price Cut For East Bay Modern Masterpiece

Achtung! $265K Price Cut For East Bay Modern Masterpiece

Listed for $2.5 million three weeks ago, the asking price for the four-bedroom modern masterpiece hidden behind a custom gate at 256 The Uplands in Claremont has been reduced $265,000 (10.6 percent), now asking $2.235 million. Built in 1967, the Bauhaus-style home was designed by renowned Bay Area architect... Read More »

18-Story Berkeley Building Slated For Approval This Week

18-Story Berkeley Building Slated For Approval This Week

It has been nearly three years since the plans for an 18-story building with over 300 apartments, a new multi-screen cinema, and multiple restaurant and retail spaces to rise at 2211 Harold Way in Downtown Berkeley were first proposed. And in a special meeting this Wednesday, September 30, the development... Read More »

Modern Masterpiece On The Market For $2.5 Million

Modern Masterpiece On The Market For $2.5 Million

Designed by renowned Bay Area architect Donald Olsen and hidden across a creek and behind a custom gate in Claremont, the modern masterpiece at 256 The Uplands was built in 1967. The four-bedroom home measures 3,483 square feet, with a 15-foot ceiling and walls of glass in the living, dining... Read More »

Urban Farm Plans To Add Campground, Dorms And Cafe

Urban Farm Plans To Add Campground, Dorms And Cafe

Urban Adamah, the Berkeley-based educational farm and Jewish community center that has been working a one-acre site at 1050 Parker Street since 2010, and gives away over 10,000 pounds of freshly grown food each year, purchased a 2.2-acre site at 1151 Sixth Street in West Berkeley for $2.1 million... Read More »