UC Berkeley chooses 2 companies to develop People’s Park

Daniel Kim/File

UC Berkeley hired an architecture firm and a supportive housing developer to initiate the transformation of People’s Park into a housing complex — which will serve students and homeless community members. The construction is set to begin in two years and will be occupied by 2023, according to campus spokesperson Dan Mogulof.
Read More…

6 people arrested protesting People’s Park tree removal

Tuesday’s tree removal and related protest unfolded in a similar manner to the last time the campus performed maintenance in the park, late last month, when the university cleared 38 trees. Controversy has surrounded People’s Park since UC Berkeley released plans to develop housing on the site.
Read More…