Balboa Reservoir aerial view, rendering by Pyatok

New Renderings Revealed for Balboa Reservoir Development, San Francisco

New renderings have been revealed for Blocks C, D, E, and F of the Balboa Reservoir development plan around 11 Frida Kahlo Way in San Francisco. The project will rise across from the City College of San Francisco campus, replacing 17 acres of surface parking and open land with over a thousand mixed-income apartments, retail, and childcare facilities. Balboa Reservoir is a joint venture between BRIDGE Housing and AvalonBay Communities.

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United Irish Cultural Center aerial perspective, design by Studio BANAA

PPA Filed for New United Irish Cultural Center, Parkside, San Francisco

A preliminary project assessment has been filed for a proposed new home for the United Irish Cultural Center at 2700 45th Avenue in San Francisco’s Parkside neighborhood. The six-story building will significantly expand the existing structure with expanded programming to serve the Bay Area’s Irish community. The United Irish Cultural Center Inc. is responsible for the development as the property owner.

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People's Park seen from across the street, image via UC Berkeley design by LMS Architects and Hood Design Studio

UC Regents Approve People’s Park Development in Southside, Berkeley

The UC Board of Regents has approved plans for UC Berkeley construct a $312 million mixed-housing project to replace the historically significant People’s Park in Southside, Berkeley. The L-shaped complex would take up less than half of the existing park to create housing for 1,113 university students and roughly a hundred units for extremely low income, unhoused, or formerly unhoused people. 1.7 acres of the 2.8-acre park would become landscaped open space.

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620-628 15th Street

Permits Filed For New Housing At 620-628 15th Street In Sacramento

Permits have been filed seeking the approval of a new housing project proposed at 620-628 15th Street in Sacramento. The project proposal includes the development of a five-story mixed-use building with residences and restaurant/retail space. Urban Capital LLC is the project applicant. Williams & Paddon Architects & Planners Is responsible for the design concepts and construction.

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2701 Hooper Drive seven-plex, design by KTGY

Public Hearing Continues for 2701 Hooper Drive, San Ramon

The San Ramon planning commission is scheduled to hear plans about demolishing the Golden Skate roller rink. The project would create 47 townhome units across 3.5 acres of land within the Crow Canyon Specific Plan. However, the application is significantly smaller than the 2017-era proposal for a 227-unit apartment building. Hassan Sharifi, the owner of Golden Skate, is responsible for the development through Windflower Fields LLC as the property owner.

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