Parkside

location:Emeryville, CA
developer:Equity Residential
completion:Spring 2015 est.

Parkside is a new 311,000 sq ft mixed-use development located at the prominent intersection of Powell and Hollis Streets in Emeryville. The 166 units consists of studios, 1 ,2 and 3 bedroom units plus 14 flex/live/work units over ground-floor retail space. The complex features a pool, fitness center, two courtyard gardens, underground parking, community room, and business center. The project will front a new proposed public park.

In keeping with the industrial neighborhood the fa├žade will utilize a material palette of stucco, metal siding, brick, and wood. Portions of an existing industrial brick building were incorporated into the design. Bays and balconies are inset into the elevations to provide visual rhythm.

The Parkside complex will feature 9-foot ceilings in flats and 15-foot ceilings in select live-work units, plus modern European-style cabinets and granite countertops.