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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 »

Building Up West Berkeley and San Pablo Avenue

Building Up West Berkeley and San Pablo Avenue

Plans to raze the shuttered Babitt’s Auto Repair Services and former gas station site at 2527 San Pablo Avenue, at the corner of Blake in West Berkeley, are in the works. And as proposed, a six-story building will rise up to 67 feet in height. While principally only zoned... Read More »

Grand Berkeley Mansion Purchased for $418 per Foot

Grand Berkeley Mansion Purchased for $418 per Foot

The 8,600 square foot Berkeley mansion at 2840 Claremont Boulevard hit the market in the June listed at $5.45 million, or roughly $634 per square foot, a price which led some to expect a bidding war. Built around 1912 for Paul O. Tietzen, a southern California banker with ties... Read More »

Controversial West Berkeley Development Closer to Reality

Controversial West Berkeley Development Closer to Reality

If approved and permitted by the City of Berkeley, the entire Fourth Street block bounded by Fourth Street, Heart Avenue, the Union Pacific Railroad corridor, and University Avenue will be leveled and a 2.2 acre development will rise up to five stories and 71-feet in height across the 1900... Read More »

84-Unit Roost @ Blake Project Closer to Reality

84-Unit Roost @ Blake Project Closer to Reality

Approved for development at the end of last year, the final design for the 84-unit “Roost @ Blake” project to rise up to five stories in height across the 2029-2035 Blake Street site in Berkeley, just west of Shattuck Ave, is slated to be approved by the City’s Zoning... Read More »

Landmark Berkeley Castle Price Cut $500K

Landmark Berkeley Castle Price Cut $500K

Having hit the market on the last day of March listed for $5 million, the asking price for the landmark Berkeley castle at 2900 Buena Vista Way, which was modeled on a 13th-century French monastery and built in 1929 for the son of James Hume, whose father was the... Read More »

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 »