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.
Articles by Andrew Nelson
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.
Planning permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building to rise at 1330 N Street overlooking the California State Capitol Park in Downtown Sacramento. The project is a revision to earlier and larger plans for the site designed by HKS. The most recent proposal calls for about half the residential units, with a sleek design by the internationally acclaimed Kohn Pedersen Fox.
Construction is nearly complete for the twelve-story mixed-use Bowes Center at 200 Van Ness Avenue in the Civic Center, San Francisco. The project has already opened its doors to students from the San Francisco Ballet and will eventually offer free student performances to the general public. Mark Cavagnero Associates is responsible for the design.