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Building Up Berkeley: Five Steel-Skinned Stories as Proposed

Building Up Berkeley: Five Steel-Skinned Stories as Proposed

Plans to level the former Northwest Berkeley service station turned abandoned tax office at 1740 San Pablo Avenue are in the works. And as proposed, a five-story building with 48 apartments over 4 street level live/work units and a stacked garage for 53 cars will rise up to 59... Read More »

Bonus Height Building Slated for Approval in Berkeley

Bonus Height Building Slated for Approval in Berkeley

As proposed and slated for approval from Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board on Thursday, October 26, the two single-story buildings on a single parcel at 1717 University Avenue will be razed in order to make way for a modern five-story building to rise. As designed by Assembly Design Studio, the... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Low-Slung Berkeley Shopping Center Site

Bigger Plans for Low-Slung Berkeley Shopping Center Site

Originally pitched as a potential five-story project, as we first reported at the time, Landmark Properties is pushing forward with plans for an eight-story building to rise up to 86 feet in height upon on the site of the 30,000-square-foot Bancroft Center retail complex at 2580 Bancroft Way, across... Read More »

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 »