Palo Alto Weekly

News - April 12, 2013

Details about the Mayfield housing project

1400-1600 blocks of California Avenue

No. of acres: 17

No. of units:110 condominiums, 70 single-family houses

Height: 30 feet for houses, along California Avenue; 35 to 50 feet for two condo complexes at the back of the property

Parking: Houses have a two-car garage and driveway; condos have two spaces each underground.

Features: Designs will be compatible with adjacent neighborhood.

Who will live there: Stanford faculty and staff

Construction timeline: Mid-2014 and continuing for 22 months

2450-2500 El Camino Real

No. of acres: 1.8

No. of units: 70 below-market-rate units

Height: Tiered three and four stories

Parking: Parking lot in the rear

Features: Partial glass front that looks into an inner courtyard; 7,000 square feet of retail space and nonprofit services for tenants

Who will live there: Very-low and low-income residents

Construction timeline: Starting in mid-2014

— Sue Dremann

Comments

Posted by TheKBHomeDan, a resident of another community
on Apr 24, 2013 at 6:27 pm

Are homeowners becoming aware of the way KB homes is building homes? The pictures of these homes are haunting...Web Link


Posted by No KB for me, a resident of Greendell/Walnut Grove
on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:30 pm

KB Homes changed their name from Kaufman and Broad. It may have had something to do with the reputation Kaufman and Broad had accrued. Apparently, they are trying to start over with a clean slate


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