618 Windsor Street: 5 Units on a Single Family Lot


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.


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


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.