Articles Recently Tagged: Chinatown

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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 »

Eviction Notices For Families In Chinatown Hotel Withdrawn, For Now

Eviction Notices For Families In Chinatown Hotel Withdrawn, For Now

The eviction notices signed by a vice president at Paragon Real Estate and served to two dozen families living in a single-room-occupancy hotel at 2 Emery Lane in Chinatown are being withdrawn.  And according the Mayor’s Office, the owners of the building have pledged not to issue any new... Read More »

Chinese Hospital Enhanced To Be A Bit More Hospitable

Chinese Hospital Enhanced To Be A Bit More Hospitable

With the birthplace of Bruce Lee having been demolished and construction of the new Chinese Hospital at 835 Jackson Street underway, the designs for the new hospital’s façade and alleyway have been “enhanced” to be a bit more hospitable. The north elevation includes revisions to the terraces to add more planters,... Read More »

Chinese Hospital’s Plans Set For Approval As CPMC’s Are Stalled

Chinese Hospital’s Plans Set For Approval As CPMC’s Are Stalled

As we reported in July, “while most eyes remain on the wrangling between CPMC and Mayor Ed Lee, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is scheduled to certify the Chinese Hospital’s development and expansion plans, plans which require a zoning variance, conditional use authorization, and a General Plan amendment.” Having been... Read More »

Plans For San Francisco’s Central Subway Chinatown Station Revealed

Plans For San Francisco’s Central Subway Chinatown Station Revealed

While the site has long been secured, and the demolition of the two-story building which sits upon the site of San Francisco’s future Central Subway Chinatown Station authorized, the design for the station has yet to be approved and is scheduled to be presented to San Francisco’s Planning Commission... Read More »

Inharmonious San Francisco Hospital Happenings (Beyond CPMC)

Inharmonious San Francisco Hospital Happenings (Beyond CPMC)

While most eyes remain on the wrangling between CPMC and Mayor Ed Lee, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is scheduled to certify the Chinese Hospital’s development and expansion plans, plans which require a zoning variance, conditional use authorization, and a General Plan amendment on Thursday. According to San Francisco’s General... Read More »