SPUR Walking Tour: David Brower Center and Oxford Plaza

From SPUR:

Berkeley’s new David Brower Center and Oxford Plaza development is one of the best local examples of mixed-use development and green architecture combined. Together, the project includes a LEED Platinum building and conference center for environmental nonprofits, 97 units of low-income family housing, retail, a restaurant, art gallery and parking garage. Join us for a special tour with architect Daniel Solomon of Daniel Solomon Design Partners, Lisa Motoyama of Resources for Community Development,Amy Tobin of the Brower Center and Suzanne Brown of Equity Community Builders. Register here.

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