Conceptual and architectural plans are under review for new buildings at California College of the Arts (CCA) Oakland campus at 5200 Broadway, Oakland. The project proposal includes the demolition of ten buildings and the construction of two new buildings along with other campus facilities. The proposal also includes changes in the landscaped areas on campus. CCA is the property owner. Solomon Cordwell Buenz Architects and Jensen Architects have teamed to draft the conceptual plans, design, and are responsible for the construction.
New renderings have been revealed for the proposed five-story hotel at 615 Stockton Avenue in Garden Alameda, San Jose. The project, to be known as Victoria Hotel, is right across the street from the northern extension of the 262-acre Diridon Station Area Plan. The proposal will open 80 new hotel guest rooms within walking distance of the Diridon Station transit hub, marking a change from a September draft to shift the project to moderate-income affordable housing. San Jose-based Infinite Investment Realty is the project owner.
Standing at the Salesforce Tower’s foot, 100 First Plaza is not among the city’s most recognizable structures. By comparison, it almost appears short. Yet, with a pinnacle 447 feet above street level, it is the 42nd tallest building in the Bay Area built or planned. The tower, located at 100 First Street in SoMa, opened in 1988 with a postmodernist design from the office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
Developers will be presenting the preliminary design review for the 845,590 square foot research campus at 600 Addison Street later tonight to the Berkeley Design Review Committee. The project will add a new campus for medical research in the Southwest Berkeley neighborhood, overlooking Aquatic Park. Lane Partners and LB2 Partners are developing as a joint venture.
Santa Clara Planning Commission is reviewing the architectural and conceptual plans for a housing project proposed at 3335 Kifer Road, Santa Clara. The project proposal includes the construction of a supportive senior affordable housing complex with 80 units within the Lawrence Station Are Plan (LSAP). The site is currently occupied by a 8,992 square-foot research and development building and surface parking that are proposed for demolition.
The project is developed and sponsored by Allied Housing Inc. GLO Architecture is managing the design concepts and construction.