Monday, April 18, 2016

Phase I: Sacramento Commons Project

Phase 1 of the Sacramento Commons complex is planned to have 412 residential units, 24 live-work spaces, and 8,000 square feet of neighborhood serving commercial. The project requires Planning and Design Commission Site Plan and Design Review for a residential mixed-use project. On Wednesday the 21st Staff from the Planning and Design Commission will recommend this project for approval.

Sacramento Commons Phase 1 Southwest view from North-South Promenade

Sacramento Commons Phase 1 Southeast View from 5th Street






























The Sacramento Commons Phase I project consists of two 7-story midrise buildings (85 feet), each with 206 apartment units, 12 live/work units, and 4,000 square feet of commercial space. Each building has a total of 208,042 square feet, 4,000 square feet of retail on the ground floor, and a podium-level deck with amenities for residential tenants. The project is located at the intersection of 5th and O Streets and no dollar amount has been given to build this project or estimated start of construction.
Sacramento Commons Vicinity Map

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Vinatge Postcards

Pre-1980 Community Convention Center - Sacramento, CA















1968 Arial View Cal-Expo Amusement Park - Sacramento, CA















Cal-Expo Fountain Lights Elevated Walkway 1968


















Capitol Mall Sacramento, CA 1968














Old Sacramento Second Street - 1970's

















Aerial View of Hwy 99 & Hwy 50 freeway interchange

Friday, April 01, 2016

Fort Sutter Hotel Project

Fort Sutter Hotel Project 














Next Thursday April 7th, the city’s Planning and Design Commission will consider staff’s recommendation to approve the project. The project would include demolition of one two-story building and one single story building. The new hotel will have a bar, restaurant, private dining space, and fitness center on the ground floor. The upper five stories will consist of approximately 107 hotel rooms and a rooftop deck at 78’ feet. The site project site currently has two buildings, one built in the 1920’s and the other in the 1950’s. Neither building meet the qualifications to be considered historic in nature.  Planning and Design Commission Agenda
Arial view of neighborhood around Fort Sutter Hotel Project

Monday, March 28, 2016

Eviva Midtown

EVIVA Midtown is the first Sacramento residential project to feature modular residential construction techniques. 200 residential modules have been installed and work has begun on the building exterior, the interior hallways, the interior courtyard, and on the commercial spaces. The projects expected to be completed in the next few months.

Eviva is located at the northwest corner of 16th and N Streets

Eviva is located at the northwest corner of 16th and N Streets

Eviva is located at the northwest corner of 16th and N Streets

Friday, March 11, 2016

Golden 1 Center Construction Photos

Golden 1 Center Construction Photos and Downtown Commons Hotel/Luxury Residences. Updates include the following. 44 photos taken March 1, 2016.
  • Installation of Million Tree metal panels above main entry hangar doors
  • Framing of walls and columns and rough-in for lighting and speakers around main entry hangar doors
  • Framing, drywall and waterproofing of exterior soffits at Plaza/Main Concourse level and along L St. Mezzanine
  • Installation of exterior glazing and metal wall panels at north elevation of Practice Facility
  • Installation of exterior metal wall panels at east elevation of Practice Facility (in Kayak Alley)
  • Installation of exterior storefront at plaza/main concourse level
  • Interior mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection rough-in
  • Installation of low-voltage / telecom cabling & racking systems
  • Framing metal stud walls and ceilings
  • Installation of interior ceiling grids
  • Installation of interior drywall, texture & painting
  • Framing and rough-in of concessions and restrooms at Main & Upper Concourse
  • Installation of elevators and related equipment (freight and service elevator now running for construction use)
  • Slab reinforcing for laser screed concrete pours at center court section of Event slab
  • Plaza Work – installation of waterproofing, rebar and formwork for planter walls
Downtown Commons Construction
  •        Reinforcing near arena ramp
  •        Decking near arena ramp
  •        Placing concrete near arena ramp
  •        Decking near 5th & J street area
  •        Reinforcing near 5th & J street area
  •        Reinforcing near underground area
  •        Placing concrete in underground area
  •        Placing concrete facing the scientology building
  •        Reinforcing near arena ramp in area
Golden 1 Center construction looking east from the 16th floor of the Holiday Inn


Golden 1 Center looking north/east from L & 5th Streets

Golden 1 Center looking north/east from L & 5th Streets

Downtown Commons (DOCO) construction looking east from Holiday Inn

Downtown Commons (DOCO) construction looking east from Holiday Inn

Golden 1 Center construction looking east from the 16th floor of the Holiday Inn

Downtown Commons (DOCO) construction
looking east from Holiday Inn

Downtown Commons (DOCO) construction looking east from Holiday Inn

Downtown Commons (DOCO) construction looking east from Holiday Inn

Golden 1 Center construction looking east from the 16th floor of the Holiday Inn

Downtown Commons (DOCO) cranes looking east from Holiday Inn

Golden 1 Center construction looking
east from the 16th floor of the Holiday Inn


Downtown Sacramento

Renaissance Tower

High-rises in downtown Sacramento
Downtown Commons (DOCO) cranes looking east from Holiday Inn

Downtown Commons (DOCO) cranes looking east from Holiday Inn

Golden 1 Center construction looking south/east from 5th & J Streets

Golden 1 Center construction looking south/east from 5th & J Streets

Downtown Commons (DOCO) rebar and formwork

Downtown Commons (DOCO) rebar and formwork

Downtown Commons (DOCO) rebar and formwork

Downtown Commons (DOCO) rebar and formwork

Downtown Commons (DOCO) rebar and formwork

Downtown Commons (DOCO) rebar and formwork

Downtown Commons (DOCO) rebar and formwork

Downtown Commons (DOCO) rebar and formwork

Golden 1 Center construction looking south/east from 5th & J Streets

Golden 1 Center construction looking south/east from 5th & J Streets

Golden 1 Center construction looking south/east from 5th & J Streets

Golden 1 Center construction looking south/east from 5th & J Streets

Golden 1 Center construction looking south from J Street

Downtown Commons (DOCO) rebar and formwork

Downtown Commons (DOCO) rebar and formwork

Golden 1 Center construction looking south from 6th Street

Golden 1 Center construction looking south from 6th Street

Golden 1 Center construction looking south from 6th Street

Downtown Commons (DOCO) cranes on J Street

Golden 1 Center construction looking west from K Street

Golden 1 Center construction looking north from 5th Street

Golden 1 Center construction looking
n
orth from 5th Street