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June 25, 2013

Knock down some buildings and put up a parking lot

Filed under: Alameda, Business, Development — Tags: , — Lauren Do @ 6:05 am

You know what I enjoy, when someone else designs plans for a parcel of land that they don’t even own. Apparently the East Bay Regional Park District in order to be further divisive decided to throw their own plans into the mix because, according to their letter, the City should be studying alternatives as part of the EIR for the Neptune Beach project so they’re submitting an alternative to be studied.

So here is EBRPD’s alternative.   Looks nice right when you see it all green and lovely like that.   The problem is most people have no idea what they are looking at and I would guess think that it’s all a replacement for those awful housing plans.

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June 5, 2013

Giving me the shingles

Filed under: Alameda, Development — Tags: , , , , — Lauren Do @ 6:05 am

Tonight the Neptune Pointe parcel is up before the Planning Board for the EIR scoping session design review, but they’re calling this thing “Neptune Beach” which I’m sure will annoy some people with great fondness for the old real Neptune Beach.   Here’s the number you are looking for: 48.   Thats how many units are slated to be built, 15% of those would be available for low income housing.   It appears that Tim Lewis Communities, the developer, will not be seeking a density bonus on this sucker.

But, to the graphics…

Site plan, aka how the units will look on the parcel:

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