May 9, 2016 Design Review Board Meeting

Time and Location

5:30 p.m.
BCDC McAteer-Petris Conference Room
455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 10600 (10th Floor)
San Francisco

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Draft Minutes for April 11, 2016 Meeting
  3. Harbor Bay Hotel, City and County of Alameda (First Review)

    The Design Review Board will review a proposal to construct: an approximately 18,326-square-foot, 63-foot-high (5-story), 100-room hotel; an 82-space parking lot (including an above-ground parking structure); a bayside public access area with associated landscaping; public access connections from Harbor Bay Parkway to the Bay; an inland bicycle path adjacent to Harbor Bay Parkway; and public access amenities. The Board’s review will focus on the design of the public access, the adequacy of the proposed public access widths, amenities, connections and parking, and the potential project impacts on scenic views.
    (Jhon Arbelaez-Novak) [415/352-3649; jhon.arbelaez@bcdc.ca.gov]

  4. Brooklyn Basin, Shoreline Park, City of Oakland, Alameda County; BCDC Permit No. 2006.007.01 (Second Review of Shoreline Park)

    The Design Review Board will conduct a second review of the design by Zarsion-Oakland Harbor Partners (formerly Oakland Harbor Partners, LLC), the City of Oakland, and the Port of Oakland, for the shoreline park area of the Brooklyn Basin project authorized in BCDC Permit No. 2006.007.01. The approximately 10-acre proposed park site includes shoreline pathways for pedestrian and bicycle access, shoreline parking, public plazas, a redeveloped and rehabilitated approximately 20,000-square-foot portion of the Ninth Avenue Terminal building and adjacent private bay-related commercial activity, and areas for special events. The Board reviewed the Brooklyn Basin project prior to permit issuance. The upcoming Board review of the Shoreline Park is required pursuant to the BCDC permit. (Erik Buehmann) [415/352-3645; erik.buehmann@bcdc.ca.gov]

  5. Adjournment

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