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Plans to Deter Speculation around Oakland A’s Ballpark Site

Plans to Deter Speculation around Oakland A’s Ballpark Site

With the Oakland Athletics having formally announced their plans to build a new Major League ballpark upon the 13-acre parcel of land that’s currently owned by the Peralta Community College District at 333 East 8th Street, a little south of Lake Merritt in central Oakland, concern about the speculative... Read More »

Plans for a Seemingly Split 460-Foot-Tall Oakland Tower Revealed

Plans for a Seemingly Split 460-Foot-Tall Oakland Tower Revealed

The preliminary plans for a 374-foot-tall tower to rise at 1261 Harrison Street, at the corner of 13th in Downtown Oakland, have been scrapped. Instead, Pinnacle Red Group is now pushing forward with plans for a seemingly split 460-foot-tall tower to rise on the site, the formal application for... Read More »

Oakland A’s Hope to Build a New Ballpark and Legacy Right Here

Oakland A’s Hope to Build a New Ballpark and Legacy Right Here

The Oakland Athletics have formally announced their intention to develop a new Major League ballpark upon the 13-acre parcel of land that’s currently owned by the Peralta Community College District at 333 East 8th Street, a little south of Lake Merritt in central Oakland. The letter from the President... Read More »

A Happy Ending and More Housing in Chinatown as Proposed

A Happy Ending and More Housing in Chinatown as Proposed

If approved, the Happy Chinese Restaurant at 1326 Powell Street will be leveled. And in its place, a new six-story building will rise up to 65 feet in height, with 14 apartments over a new ground floor restaurant/retail space and a basement garage for 14 bikes and 5 cars.... Read More »

Shrunken Development Newly Rendered and Rationalized

Shrunken Development Newly Rendered and Rationalized

Plans for a pair of residential towers to rise up to 27 stories in height at 325 Seventh Street, on an S-shaped site extending from the corner of 7th and Harrison to 6th Street on the edge of Oakland’s Chinatown, were approved by the city five years ago. But... Read More »

Major Oakland Condo Project Cut in Half

Major Oakland Condo Project Cut in Half

The plans for a pair of residential towers to rise up to 20 and 27 stories in height at 325 Seventh Street, on an S-shaped site extending from the corner of 7th and Harrison to 6th Street on the edge of Oakland’s Chinatown, were approved at the end of... Read More »

Oakland Conditionally Approves Contentious Chinatown Development

Oakland Conditionally Approves Contentious Chinatown Development

The contentious redevelopment of the entire Oakland block bound by Webster, 11th, Harrison and 12th Streets, on the edge of Oakland’s Chinatown, has been approved by the City’s Planning Commission. But as a plugged-in reader notes, as a condition of its approval, the development team behind the proposed 416-unit... Read More »

Coalition Challenges Redevelopment of a Chinatown Block

Coalition Challenges Redevelopment of a Chinatown Block

While the “W12” project site, which includes the entire Oakland block bound by Webster, 11th, Harrison and 12th Streets, along with the quarter-block parcel on the northwest corner of Harrison and 12th, was designated as a prime “Opportunity Site” for redevelopment within the City of Oakland’s Lake Merritt Station... Read More »

416 Apartments Proposed for a Prominent Oakland Site

416 Apartments Proposed for a Prominent Oakland Site

Plans for 339 apartments to rise up to seven stories in height across the downtown Oakland block bound by Webster, Harrison, 12th and 11th Streets, and for 77 units across the street on the quarter block parcel at the corner of 12th and Harrison, have been submitted to the... Read More »

From Chinatown Temple To Apartments As Proposed

From Chinatown Temple To Apartments As Proposed

The Jeng Sen Buddhism and Taoism Association was the first integrated Taoist-Buddhist temple in the United States. Home to the temple since 1957, the historic three-story Chinatown building at 146 Waverly Place was sold for $1.45 million last year. And today, plans for converting the temple into eight studio... Read More »