Tag Archives: Safeway

Cranes (not the feathered variety) in North Oakland

August 13, 2015


With 4 major and several other projects breaking ground in the Temescal/North Oakland, it’s time to take a look at what all the activity is about. The combination of these projects will add hundreds of new units of housing, from studios to an entire senior assisted living complex to Safeway’s new “lifestyle” grocery store and […]

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Safeway Project at 51st Gets the Green Light for Complete Makeover

October 28, 2013


For those of us who live in North Oakland, the redevelopment of the Safeway store and its surrounding parcels at 51st and Broadway is the biggest development to happen in the area for possibly the next 50 years after MacArthur’s BART makeover. At their September meeting, the Planning Commission unanimously gave the green light to […]

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Broadway Finally Coming Alive Bit by Bit

May 27, 2013


I’ve lived near the corner of Broadway and 45th St for 16 years and have been downright dejected over its blight, abandon and lack of much energy, except for the students at Oakland Tech. While I’ve watched and helped been a part of the Temescal Miracle along Telegraph, Broadway has been the ugly step-child, downtrodden […]

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