Articles by Andrew Nelson


409 South Second Street establishing view, design by James KM Cheng Architects

Draft EIR Published for Orchard Residential at 409 South 2nd Street, Downtown San Jose

The Draft Environmental Impact Report has been published for Orchard Residential, a 30-story mixed-use tower at 409 South 2nd Street in Downtown San Jose. The publication of the Draft EIR starts a 45-day period for public input to influence the Final EIR. Orchard Residential is part of the Westbank Campus, a joint venture with the Canadian developer Westbank and Urban Community.

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1919 Webster Street tower view, rendering by Gensler

Rendering Revealed for 1919 Webster Street, Downtown Oakland

New renderings have been revealed for the 26-story office tower at 1919 Webster Street in Downtown Oakland. The new design by Gensler contrasts a dark blue curtain wall skin with black metal mullions, with corner terraces offering an open space for future employees with panoramic views south of the city and Lake Merritt. Ellis Partners is responsible for the development as the property owner.

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Emeryville Public Market Parcel A and B aerial view, rendering by HDR

Emeryville to Review Proposed Emeryville Public Market Project Parcels A and B

The Emeryville Planning Commission is scheduled to review new plans today for parcels A and B of the Emeryville Public Market Project in Alameda County. The proposal requests significant amendments to the Marketplace Preliminary Development Plan, building more than double the initially imagined office area, removing 167 units of housing, and creating a six-story garage. Canadian firm Oxford Properties is responsible for the application, collaborating with City Center Realty Partners.

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