Upper Hearst Development for the Goldman School of Public Policy and Minor Amendment to the 2020 LRDP

31 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
University of California, Berkeley
Document Title
Upper Hearst Development for the Goldman School of Public Policy and Minor Amendment to the 2020 LRDP
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR

Document Description
Note: Extended Review Per Lead The Upper Hearst Development for the Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) project is located on the northeast edge of the UC Berkeley Campus Park and includes two components - academic and residential - to be undertaken simultaneously by a project developer. The academic component involves constructing an approx. 37,000 sq. ft., four-story-building immediately east of the existing GSPP building located at 2607 Hearst Ave. The residential building would be up to six stories constructed on top of a three-story mostly subterranean parking structure and consist of up to 150 residential units in a mixture of studio and one- and two-bedroom apartments.

Contact Information
Raphael Breines
University of California
300 A&E Bldg.
Berkeley, CA 94720-1382



37°52'32.25"N 122°15'26.9"W
Cross Streets
Hearst, Le Roy and La Loma Avenues
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 24, 13, I-580
SF Bay

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (150 Units, 0.5 Acres) Educational (37,000 sq. ft. academic building)
Local Action
Other Action Site Plan Other Action: Amendment
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Education California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 4 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of General Services Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water


Environmental Document
summary form and some   PDF 455 K NOA UCB Upper Hearst_Feb   PDF 173 K Draft SEIR Combined Appendices (3)   PDF 38323 K Public Draft SEIR (1)   PDF 8585 K
noc   PDF 534 K
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