Site 1: The Project would demolish one existing building addition and portions of four other existing buildings on the site. The Project would construct a mixed-use office and retail building, integrating portions of existing building frontages of the two buildings fronting 24th Street and the building fronting 25th Street both of which are within the 25th Street Garage District API. An approximately 11.5-foot section of the western portion of the building fronting along 25th Street would be demolished in order to create an open air paseo connecting 24th and 25th Streets. The Project would concentrate the allowable floor area ratio (FAR) on the site above the vacant surface parking lot, which is outside of the boundary of the historic API, seeking a variance to increase height on that portion of the Project site. Approximately 11,980 square feet of retail space would be located on the first floor, and 86,100 square feet of office space would be spread between the second through sixth floors.
Parking for the office and retail uses would be located on the project site in a garage on the first floor, with a total of 132 parking stalls. A paseo lined with artist and craft stalls as well as public art would extend from 25th Street along the western edge of the project site, connecting to an approximately 980 square foot dining courtyard adjacent to retail space fronting 24th Street, creating a pedestrian connection between 24th and 25th Streets.
Site 2: The Project would add 580 square feet of proposed artist and craft stalls, including restroom, located mostly in refurbished shipping containers on the lot. A raised wood/Trex platform would be built around the containers.
The three existing parking stalls would be re-located offsite on the commercial parking area for the HIVE. Site 2 provides additional community serving artist and craft retail space intended to activate the pedestrian corridor along Valley Street through the paseo on Site 1.
PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT PERIOD: The City invites comments on the 460 24th Street Project DEIR during a 45-day comment period that begins on April 25, 2022 and ends on June 9, 2022 at 5:00 PM. The City directs comments to be submitted via email to Rebecca Lind, Planner IV at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference 460 24th Street Project DEIR Comments in all correspondence. Comments may also be submitted via mail to the following address:
City of Oakland, PBD, Development Planning Division
250 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Suite 2214
Oakland, CA 94612
Attn. 460 24th Street Project DEIR Comments
Comments will also be received at the public meetings to be held as noticed below. Written comments submitted via e-mail and mail shall be provided no later than June 9, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
PUBLIC HEARING: The City Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board (LPAB) will conduct a public meeting to receive comments on the DEIR for the project on May 23, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held on-line via Zoom and you may access the meeting information one week prior to the meeting at the following website: City of Oakland | Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board (oaklandca.gov).
The City Planning Commission will conduct a public meeting to receive comments on the DEIR for the project on June 1, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. The hearing will be held on-line via Zoom and you may access the meeting information one week prior to the meeting at the following website: City of Oakland | Planning Commission (oaklandca.gov).