618 Windsor Street: 5 Units on a Single Family Lot

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Without public notification or a public hearing, a development consisting of 2 duplexes and 1 detached unit (5 units total) has been approved for 618 Windsor Street, on the block between Cayuga Street and Seabright Avenue.

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Through public records, we’ve discovered that this development is driven by the same developer of the towering new 3 story duplex at 114 Hall Street, and the lot is approved for 2 duplexes of the same size plus a single family.

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1800 Soquel Ave: 32 Condos + Commercial Development Proposed

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A large mixed-use commercial and residential project located on the corner of Soquel Avenue and Hagemann Avenue (May’s Sushi) has been approved by the City Council in a 7-0 vote. The mixed commercial/residential development is 32 small condominiums situated above street-level commercial space spread over two 40 foot tall buildings with nearly 200 feet of Soquel Avenue frontage.Continue reading

4 Story Cell Tower Approved for Corner of Soquel and Park Way

Verizon is ramping up to install a 4 story cell tower on the Ramos Furniture lot next to Arana Gulch and across Soquel Ave from Whalers Car Wash. A neighborhood group in opposition of the of the tower—a monopole—appealed the installation but the Planning Commission denied the appeal.