Rapid progress has been made across the four acres between Mission, Fifth, and Howard streets for the 5M mixed-use project in SoMa, San Francisco. Facade installation has passed the halfway point for the 395-foot office building at 415 Natoma Street, while the 20-story residential tower at 434 Minna Street has just three floors left to be covered. A groundbreaking event for the new Mary Court park occurred last Thursday with Mayor London Breed and Brookfield Properties in attendance.
Articles by Andrew Nelson
The Oakland Landmark Preservation Board will review plans for a seven-story mixed-use development at 419 4th Street in the Jack London Square neighborhood, Oakland. The proposal will save an existing historic facade known as the “Noodle Factory” warehouse. Lowney Architecture is responsible for the design.
The City of Palo Alto has reviewed an application for the entitlement of a 16-building townhome development at 200 Portage Avenue in the affluent city in Santa Clara County. The project would add a low-slung residential project eight minutes from the California Avenue Caltrain Station on a portion of the former Fry’s Electronics property. The Sobrato Organization is responsible for the application.
Construction is wrapping up on the first new academic building in 25 years for the San Francisco State University’s city campus. The $81 million Liberal and Creative Arts Building will provide a new home for the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Department administrators and the dean’s staff for the College of Liberal and Creative Arts. Mark Cavagnero is responsible for the design.
Permits have been approved pending appeal for a six-story residential building at 3414 Andover Street in Pill Hill, Oakland. The development will replace a vacant single-family house with twenty new residences. Oakland-based DNZ Homes LLC is responsible for the development.