Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Capitol Towers an Historic District?

Tonight the Sacramento Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing to recommend the Capitol Towers superblock within N Street, P Street, 5th and 7th Streets be registered as a historic district. The applicant, Sacramento Modern (SacMod,) requested the nomination of the Capitol Towers complex for listing in the Sacramento Register of Historic & Cultural Resources (Sacramento Register.) The Preservation Director found significant features and characteristics of the Capitol Towers superblock meet several criteria for eligibility and recommends consideration and action. Click here  to view all the “historic” reasons.

The proposed Sacramento Commons project includes two high-rise (24 story) apartment buildings with 550 total units (275 apartments per building), 12 live/work units, 21,000 square feet of ground floor retail / support services, 604 parking spaces, and an open space plaza. Two 206 mid-rise (7 story) apartment units, 8,000 square feet of ground floor retail / support services, 916 parking spaces, and 30 live/work units. One Hotel/Condo/Retail  300 room hotel, 110 condominium units, 37,000 square feet of retail / support services, and 639 parking spaces in a 24-story mixed use building, and 4 live/work units.