New plans have been filed for new single-family housing on four mini-lots from 4035 Park Boulevard in Oakland’s Trestle Glen neighborhood. The plans will replace a vacant corner lot with four new units, representing a minor density increase from neighboring residences. Workshop1 is the project architect and applicant sponsor.
A notice of exemption has been released for the residential project at 575 East Blithedale Avenue on Kite Hill in Mill Valley, Marin County. The exemption paves the way for the plans to move through the California Environmental Quality Act, bringing plans to create 25 homes on 1.2 acres closer to construction after nearly two decades of trying. Phil Richardson, the project sponsor, created the first draft in 2004.
New plans have been filed to replace a ground-floor medical office with a new house at 325-375 Castro Street by The Castro in San Francisco. The project will increase the site’s residential capacity from four to five apartments. SIA Consulting is responsible for the design and application.
Steel and wood have started to rise for the California College of the Arts expansion at 1140 7th Street in San Francisco. The new facilities, named Double Ground, allow CCA to close its Oakland campus and consolidate into the Design District neighborhood with a new landmark addition designed by the renowned Chicago-based architecture firm, Studio Gang. The new construction will integrate exposed concrete and mass timber within a new creative complex at the core of the urban campus.
A project review meeting has been requested with plans to renovate the interiors of the San Francisco Armory at 1800 Mission Street in the Mission District. The proposal will leave the historic facade and site use unchanged while adding more equipment infrastructure in the Drill Court venue while creating a dedicated Jazz Club and VIP lounge in the support area. AJ Capital Partners is sponsoring the application.