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  1. Berkeley BART plaza set to reopen-late and over budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Curbed

    After 15 months and $13 million, the city of Berkeley announced today that the Downtown Berkeley Station BART plaza will reopen on Thursday, October 18, with a new design that includes a glass canopy and large-scale public art. In the summer of 2017 , BART closed the main station entrance in downtown Berkeley and demolished the classic icositegragonal rotunda that marked the site since 1973.


  2. UC Berkeley researchers boost rent controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Curbed

    Earlier this month, UC Berkeley economist and real estate consultant Ken Rosen came out against Proposition 10, the November ballot initiative that would repeal the 1995 Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and allow California cities to expand rent control. Two weeks later, UC Berkeley's Haas Institute released a policy brief promoting the benefits of rent control for tenants and pushing back on some of Rosen's criticisms of price regulation.


  3. UC Berkeley set to demolish brutalist gemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Curbed

    Home to the school's graduate school of education and campus department of psychology, UC Berkeley will move forward with plans to demolish Tolman Hall, one of the school's underrated brutalist buildings. Built in 1963, the five-story concrete low-rise was named after Edward C. Tolman, a Cal professor who founded a branch of psychology called purposive behaviorism .


  4. Waiting for the next big one: Bay Area cities participate in emergency shelter exercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Curbed

    City building inspectors are stymied when they can't get into the electric utility closet during a mock safety inspection. It's three days after a major earthquake in Berkeley, and building engineers are attempting to inspect a city facility before certifying it safe for use as a shelter.


  5. Canopy opens second coworking space in Jackson SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Curbed

    "There is an incredible collision of cultures, and [this location] still has all the romantic charm of what San Francisco represents in a lot of peoples' eyes," says Canopy co-founder Amir Mortazavi. One of the standout features of Canopy Jackson Square , the tony coworking space's second location, is that you can feel the immediate energy from being at the intersection of some of the city's oldest neighborhoods.


  6. Carefully preserved midcentury in Berkeley Hills asks $1.19 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Curbed

    This charmer near Tilden Park was built by Joe Neilands , a noted bio-chemistry professor at UC Berkeley, and his wife, Juanita. In addition to numerous eco-friendly upgrades added over the years-the couple was reportedly passionate about eco-friendliness-the real sell here is its preserved midcentury design.


  7. Midcentury-modern home near Tilden Park asks $1.19 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Curbed

    Renovated from the studs up, this midcentury treat in Berkeley comes with many of the period details that still make this style so popular with buyers: exposed beams, open floor plan, vaulted ceiling, floor-to-ceiling windows. But this home, located at 730 Wildcat Canyon Road , also comes with contemporary touches like new kitchen, baths, and light fixtures.


  8. A cabin in Berkeley, replete with wood interiors, asks $479KRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Curbed

    Nestled on a 6,780-square-foot-lot, this small slice of serenity in Berkeley is up for grabs. Ideal for those who want to get away from it all without being too far away from it all.


  9. Totally teal Berkeley bungalow asks $629KRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Curbed

    Built in 1938, this small home, nestled up next to one of Berkeley 's famed creeks, measures a tight 786 square feet. But what it lacks in size, it makes up for in charm.


  10. Map shows which SF neighborhoods gentrifying fastestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Curbed

    UC Berkeley's Urban Displacement Project updated its regional gentrification map this week to show which California neighborhoods are hemorrhaging low-income households and which ones are hanging in there. The previous maps used data from 2013, but this week's update bumps the timeline up to 2015 to see what happened to Bay Area neighborhoods.


  11. Scenes of the Instagram-worthy Berkeley BART rotunda in ruinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Curbed

    Shield your eyes, Berkeley ilk. One of your best structures is now but a hazy memory from days gone by.


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