700 University Avenue Mixed Use Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Berkeley
Document Title
700 University Avenue Mixed Use Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Z: C-W LDU: Avenue Commercial

Document Description
The proposed project includes demolition of Celia's Restaurant and Brennan's Restaurant, construction of two buildings with retail and residential uses, and renovation of the historic Southern Pacific Railroad Station for use as the relocated Brennan's Restaurant. The proposed building on the north side of the project site would include ground-floor retail and 60 residential units; the proposed building on the south side of the project site would include 113 residential units. Additionally, a total of 199 vehicle-parking spaces and 24 bicycle-parking spaces would be provided on the project site.

Contact Information
Greg Powell
City of Berkeley
Lead/Public Agency
2118 Milvia Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

Phone : (510) 981-7414


Cross Streets
University Avenue and Fourth Street
Parcel #
State Highways
Southern Pacific Railroad
San Francisco Bay
Other Information
Schools: Albany High,Arrowsmith Academy,Berkeley Alternative High,Berkeley Arts Magnet, Berkeley High,Berkeley Montessori, Berkwood Hedge, Black Pine Circle Upper, Cornell Elementary,Crowden Center for Music, Golden Gate Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, King Jr. High, Longfellow, MacGregor High, Malcolm X Elementary, Matsu Fine Nataural Bedding, Maybeck High, Ocean View Elementary, Rosa Parks Elementary,School of the Madeleine, St. Mary's High, Thousand Oaks Primary,Walden Center, Washington Primary

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Units 173) Commercial (Sq. Ft. 7,900)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Transportation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB) Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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