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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 »

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 »