Renderings have been published for the first market hall in East Oakland at 6955 Foothill Boulevard. The project will replace the 1.2-acre Liberation Park with a permanent home to the Akoma farmer’s market next to 120 affordable housing units. Black Cultural Zone Community Development Corporation is leading the project.
A new project featuring a Black cultural center and more than 100 affordable residences has been proposed at 6955 Foothill Boulevard in East Oakland. The project proposal includes the development of a cultural center honoring Black culture. The project will also offer residential and co-working spaces for the community. The property site is an empty lot.
Duke Realty has filed a pre-application for the redevelopment of the AB&I Foundry Site in Oakland’s Coliseum Industrial neighborhood. The plans would demolish the iron foundry, which started in 1906, to build a speculative LEED Silver industrial building with offices, a loading dock, and parking. McWane Inc is the property owner backing this application.