Southside rezoning illustrated, image by Studio KDA

Illustrations Show Upzoning Effect on Southside, Berkeley

Last month, the City of Berkeley approved rezoning the Southside neighborhood, opening up the potential for over 2,500 more units to be developed. The updated map has increased the allowed building height across the UC Berkeley-adjacent district and rezoned several blocks to allow the highest possible density. New illustrations from Studio KDA show how this could materialize on each block.

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Tasman East Parcel 11 view of the southwest corner, rendering by Steinberg Hart

Planning Commission To Consider Approval for 21-Story Tower in Tasman East, Santa Clara

The Santa Clara Planning Commission is scheduled to meet tomorrow and consider approval of a 21-story apartment tower at 5185 Lafayette Street in the Tasman East master plan. The proposal is expected to create nearly two hundred homes and even more parking near light rail, the Capitol Corridor train station, and Levi’s Stadium. San Francisco-based Ensemble Investments is the project developer.

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