A new funding milestone has been announced for Freedom West 2.0, a master plan to right the wrongs of 20th-century urban redevelopment in San Francisco’s Fillmore District. The $27 million secured to date comes a month after a new state bill has created a new pathway to finance the project. The development team includes MacFarlane Partners and Avanath Capital Management.
Berkeley is starting the environmental review process for the Hub, a 26-story residential tower at 2128 Oxford Street in Downtown Berkeley, Alameda County. The proposal is one of the tallest in the city’s development pipeline, with 485 student-oriented rental units overlooking the western edge of UC Berkeley’s campus. Core Spaces is the project developer.
Excavation work is underway at Mission Bay South Block 14, preparing to construct the San Francisco neighborhood’s new public school. The facilities will sit on a 2.5-acre site, opening up classrooms and community facilities to boost all students and teachers in the San Francisco Unified School District system. DLR Group is the project architect.
The official groundbreaking ceremony took place yesterday morning for the Mission Bay Pre-K and Elementary School in Mission Bay, San Francisco. The event was attended by the project team, students, children, and Mayor London Breed. The school will reshape a 2.5-acre site and host up to 550 students for the San Francisco Unified School District.
The race for the tallest building in Berkeley continues, and it is a contest of single-digit differences. Updated plans have been filed with the Berkeley Planning Department for 2128 Oxford Street, which raises the project to 26 floors and 284 feet tall. The plans are now the tallest proposed building for Downtown Berkeley, extending just seven feet over 1974 Shattuck Avenue.