A construction and remodeling commission in Oakland, California, has approved a $200 million renovation of a historic city landmark for an urban outfitter.
The proposal was presented last week to the city’s Historic Preservation Commission and approved Monday by the commission’s president, James L. Jones.
The proposed renovation would see a large-scale remodeling of the City of Oakland’s downtown and downtown district, as well as a new downtown office and retail space.
The commission will vote on the proposal this fall.
The $200m project will include:The building will be demolished, replacing it with a new, more modern, four-story building, the city announced.
It will include a new plaza for public events, the addition of two new residential units, and a new office tower.
Construction of the project will begin in 2021.