Stanford Shopping Center Building EE view of restaurant A, rendering by GH+A Design Studios

Plans Under Review for New Restaurants at Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto

New plans have been submitted for added single-story commercial structures at 180 El Camino Real, part of the Stanford Shopping Center of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County. The project posits a small expansion, and reinvestment into the mall’s existing model, all while several others across the Bay Area have invested significant resources to developing mixed-use centers. Simon Properties is the project developer.

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1500 15th Street (left) and 401 South Van Ness Avenue (right), both renderings by Prime Design

Updated Plans for Two Elsey Partners Projects in the Mission District, San Francisco

New plans have been revealed, showing similar shifts in programming and design for 1500 15th Street and 401 South Van Ness Avenue, both overlooking the same intersection in San Francisco’s Mission District. Initial plans for basement apartments have been removed, and now both projects will rise to be 11 stories tall. Elsey Partners is responsible for both applications.

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Rejected Lakehouse development view of the midrise LakeHouse South, rendering by PYATOK

City Rejects UrbanCore Proposal for 101 East 12th Street in Merritt, Oakland

Plans for a new mixed-income tower overlooking Lake Merritt have been dashed. Oakland’s City Council voted 5-3 to reject plans to sell the city-owned vacant parcel at 101 East 12th Street to UrbanCore. The Richmond-based developer proposed building a 360-unit residential development with a mix of market-rate and low-income housing in Merritt, across from Downtown Oakland.

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