Jack London Square Residential Tower


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Oakland
Document Title
Jack London Square Residential Tower
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
GPDes: Mixed Use Waterfront / Estuary Plan Area (Retail, Dining, and Entertainment District 2 within the Estuary Policy Plan) Zoning: C-45 (Community Shopping Commercial Zone) / S-4 (Design Review Combining Zone)
Document Description
The proposed project would include demolition of the existing hotel and construction of a 26-story, approximately 310-foot tall residential building that would contain about 257 dwelling units and about 7,650 square feet of ground floor commercial space. The project would be constructed as two asymmetrical towers - one 17 stories tall and the other 20 stories - above a six story podium. The towers would be connected by a glass-covered element that would contain elevators and a corridor linking lobbies and vehicle entrances, building services, and parking spaces at the ground floor, with five levels devoted to parking above.

Contact Information

Catherine Payne
Agency Name
City of Oakland
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
444 Embarcadero West (bounded by Broadway, Embarcadero, Franklin & 2nd)
Parcel #
State Highways
Lake Merrit

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 257), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 7,650)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Land Use/Planning, Transportation, Mandatory Findings of Significance
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), Department of Toxic Substances Control
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), Department of Toxic Substances Control

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