Neighbors of Ashby BART

Adeline Corridor Specific Plan aka South Berkeley / Adeline / Ashby BART Specific Plan

I have reactivated this site to serve as a clearinghouse for information about city creating a new area plan for the Shattuck and Adeline corridors from Ward St. south to the Oakland border. To get email regarding new additions, join the Google Group mailing list.

1990 South Berkeley Area Plan (around 200 additional pages of charts are available at the reference desk of the downtown library)

January 2004 Berkeley Archtectural Heritage Association survey of the area around the Ed Roberts Campus

May 2004 Memorandum from Page & Turnbull regarding the potential impact of the Ed Roberts Campus on adjacent historic properties

4/11/2005 letter from the State Historic Preservation Officer confirming the determination that most of the properties in the area bordered by Ashby, MLK, Woolsey, and Shattuck are eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.

Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association's Historic Buildings in Ashby Station

Berkeley kicks off Adeline corridor improvements push is a Berkeleyside article about a 3/22/14 "Adeline Community Meeting" apparently required for the grant application. The meeting was announced by email four days earlier ("The City has an opportunity to apply for planning grants that would cover the Adeline Corridor. Before we begin the application process, we would like invite you to provide your input and share your vision for the area from Ward Street to the Oakland border.")

4/29/14 City Council "recess" resolution approving applying for the MTC grant

Grant Launches Revitalization Plan for South Berkeley - City Wins Critically Needed $750,000 is a 5/28/14 press release from Mayor Tom Bates' office regarding the award of the grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

Request for Proposal documents the city provided to consultants applying to oversee spending of the $750,000:

$750K grant may bring big changes to South Berkeley is an 8/19/14 Berkeleyside article about the grant and planning process.

The grant is on the City Council's consent calendar for Nov. 18, items 16 and 17. The latter authorizes the city manager to execute a contract with MIG.

The content from the 2006-2007 site has been archived here.