October 17, 2016 Design Review Board

Time and Location

5:30 p.m.
Milton Marks Conference Center – San Diego Room
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order

  2. Approval of Draft Minutes for September 12, 2016

  3. Report of Chief of Permits
  4. West Gateway Public Access Area at the former Oakland Army Base, City of Oakland, Alameda County; (First Review)
    The Design Review Board will hold their first review of a proposal by California Capital Investment Group and the City of Oakland for the West Gateway Public Access Area, at Wharf 7, at the former Oakland Army Base in the City of Oakland. The project is being proposed pursuant to a requirement of BCDC Permit No. 2013.013.01, which authorized the reconstruction of Burma Road. The proposed public access includes an approximately 100-space parking lot, a viewing area, and other improvements.
    (Tinya Hoang) [415/352-3622; tinya.hoang@bcdc.ca.gov]
  5. Pier 70 Waterfront Site; City and County of San Francisco (First Pre-Application Review)

    The Design Review Board will review the design by Forest City and the Port of San Francisco for a shoreline open space area at the site of the proposed “Waterfront Site” at Pier 70. The 3-acre shoreline open space area would include shoreline pathways for pedestrians and bicyclists, seating areas, a large lawn, areas for cafes and food vendors, and large-scale public art installations. This is the Board’s first pre-application review of the project. 
    (Ethan Lavine) [415/352-3618; ethan.lavine@bcdc.ca.gov]

  6. Adjournment

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