Development permits were submitted to approve the demolition of existing structures at 2850 West Bayshore Road in Midtown, Palo Alto. The project proposal includes reviewing the permits to allow the demolition and new construction of forty-eight three-story attached residential townhomes.
SDG Architects is managing the design concepts and construction of the residential development. SummerHill Homes applied for a Preliminary Architectural Review of the project.
The total site area is 2.33 acres. The total usable open space provided is 7,500 square feet; 150 square feet per unit. The gross floor area proposed is 101,800 square feet. A total of 98 vehicle parking spaces are also offered. The dwelling units will mostly be three-bedroom houses with an average unit square footage of 1,748 square feet. Garage space of approximately 500 square feet is also included. The facade height is set to forty-one feet, and a design enhancement exception has been requested.
The estimated date of completion has not been announced yet.
The project site is a prime location, right opposite the Bayshore freeway. Residents can enjoy a lush green view. It is surrounded by Greer park. The neighborhood is a walk and bike-friendly residential location with many grocery stores and restaurants nearby. The area is well-serviced by MUNI bus lines like C, E, 21, 22, 40, and 281.