New renderings have been revealed ahead of the Planning Commission review of 7 South Linden Avenue, a seven-story residential proposal in South San Francisco, San Mateo County. The transit-adjacent project is expected to create 543 homes by the South San Francisco Caltrain Station while expanding the burgeoning urban growth of the downtown area further south. Essex Property Trust is the project developer.
New renderings have been published for the six-story residential infill at 2147 San Pablo Avenue in Southwest Berkeley, Alameda County. The plans will replace an auto-body shop and surface parking with 128 units of group living to house above retail. Studio KDA is leading the application and design.
University of San Francisco may soon expand its campus at 270 Masonic Street in Anza Vista, San Francisco. USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald and USF plan to expand interdisciplinary learning and research in the sciences. After 10 years of discussions with the nonprofit that owned it, University of San Francisco purchased Blood Bank located at 270 Masonic Street for $31 million in June. The purchase adds 1.5 acres to the Hilltop campus.
New renderings have been published for an eight-story residential infill at 2462 Bancroft Way in Southside, Berkeley. The plans would replace a two-story commercial property with 66 homes, including some affordable housing, right across from the UC Berkeley Campus. Trachtenberg Architects is the project architect and applicant.
Construction work has started for La Avenida Apartment Community, a new affordable housing project at 1100 La Avenida Avenue in Mountain View, Santa Clara County. Once complete, Eden Housing will be providing 100 new units of affordable rental units across from the Microsoft Silicon Valley campus. Completion is expected next year.