This week’s installment of the biggest little permits shows a range of projects listed across the Bay Area. Note that formatting differences between cities and counties will vary based on the information provided by each…
For one of the most reluctant cities in the Bay Area, state legislation to allow ADU’s is starting to impact Palo Alto. Recently, demolition permits have been filed for a single-family structure at 3302 Kipling Street in Palo Alto, with plans to construct a new two-story home with an attached ADU in its place.
Avenues: World School is best known as the school where each student will get a MacBook and an iPad. Since it started in New York City in 2012 with admission fees for K-12 rivaling college, it has expanded to Brazil and Shenzhen. Now, the high-end private school is planning a new campus in the heart of Silicon Valley. Renderings reveal the proposed 547,459 square-foot campus at 550 Meridian Avenue, San Jose.
Construction on the affordable senior-housing project called Jordan Court has broken ground at 1601 Oxford Street, North Berkeley. The site sits between Cedar Street and Virginia Street. Just a short walk from Berkeley’s downtown, the site has access to one of the region’s large employment centers. Connections to other large hubs are also easily accessible via BART, as Downtown Berkeley Station is a short distance away.
Demolition permits have been filed for a single-story McDonalds at 820 Bryant Street, adjacent to the city’s Hall of Justice in SoMa, San Francisco. The permits were filed by the city’s own Public Works department. This news comes over a year after media outlets like the SF Examiner reported on the city’s purchase of the vacant retro single-story commercial building for $16 million.