Michael Zwahlen

Michael Zwahlen writes the blog Living in Urban Sac.

Web Site: http://livinginurbansac.blogspot.com/

Powerhouse Science Center

Nov 23, 2015

After nearly a decade, it appears the science museum will have the first of two phases of construction completed in fall 2017. The Sacramento Magazines reporting that of the $90 million needed to complete the project, $34 million has been raised fr...

i15 Project Cancelled

Nov 20, 2015

i15, a mixed-use project of eight stories at 1431 I St. After nearly a 1 1/2 years of planning, D&S development has cancelled a mixed-use project planned for I Street. According to The Sacramento Bee, the reason is that the 8000 SF site is to small. The location is now up for sale asking $1.595...

Vanir Tower Could Go Taller?

Nov 16, 2015

According to the Sacramento Business Journal, the Vanir Tower could go taller. Really? Seems far fetched to me considering they have not spent one cent to start the entitlement process with the city in the year since the the tower was proposed. What's ...

700 K Street

Nov 12, 2015

Foundation work is underway for the 137 apartments to be built on the alley behind the K Street buildings. This $55 million project will have a combination mixed-rate and affordable housing. 700 K Street Sacramento, CA 700 K Street Sacramento, CA

Vanir Tower Project "inactive"

Nov 5, 2015

Proposed Vanir Tower at 601 J Street - Sacramento, CA As of yesterday, the Vanir Tower project has not submitted any revised plans to the city after withdrawing them shortly after November of last year. A city planner has labeled the project as "inactive" because they haven’t worked on the project for several months. In my opinion, this...

Second Street & Capitol Mall Connector Update

Nov 4, 2015

Construction of the 2nd Street and Capitol Mall Connector Bridge providing a new entrance for cars, bicycles, and pedestrians into Old Sacramento from Capitol Mall at 2nd Street and Neasham Circle. Improvements to the Capitol Mall Bridge over I-5 inc...

Golden 1 Center Construction Photos

Oct 30, 2015

Current work being done on the arena includes installation of rebar for elevated concrete deck pours at Main Entrance. Installation of raker beams in the lower bowl to support lower bowl concrete stadia. Mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire prot...

Tower Cranes at the Plaza Tower

Oct 29, 2015

About two weeks ago two tower cranes climbed into the sky at Fifth & J Streets. It appears the next stage of construction is drilling Bored Piles. The 16 story, 250 foot tower will cost $250 million to build and is expected to be completed in approximately 18 months. Downtown Sacramento  Plaza Tower construction Downtown Sacramento...

Aura Revival?

Oct 21, 2015

2005 Aura proposal - 615 Capitol Mall Back in 2005 Craig Nassi of BCN Development proposed a 38 story condominium at 615 Capitol Mall. The proposal never got off the ground, it failed to acquire financing as well as en...

Midtown Dog Park

Sep 28, 2015

19th & Q Street dog park concept plan With funding through the Quimby Act and the city council approval in 2010, a total of $800,000 will be used to develop construction documents, obtain necessary permits and construct the first phase of the park.at the corner of 19th & Q Streets.  This will be the central cities only dog...

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