Memo from Chief Operating Officer - Alameda Point and Assistant Community Development Director to Planning Board Regarding Workshop on Alameda Point Site A Design Review for Block 8 Affordable Housing, January 11, 2016



1. Block 8 Architectural Design Plans


In June 2015, the City Council unanimously approved the “Site A" Development Plan for a 68-acre area within Alameda Point that extends generally from the Main Street entrance to Alameda Point to the Seaplane Lagoon and the eastern edge of the Naval Air Station Alameda Historic District (Historic District). The Site A Development Plan (shown below) stipulates that the project will:

• Include 200 affordable housing units and 600 market rate units; and

• 128 of the 200 affordable units will be reserved for very low and low income households to be constructed on “Block 8” (outlined in red below) at the corner of Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway (RAMP) and Orion Street.