KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl

KIRKHAM

KIRKHAM

SITELAB urban studio is working with Panoramic Interests and Lowney Architecture on 500 Kirkham, the first residential project at the West Oakland BART station. The site has key challenges in its transformation, the area is underutilized, has very little urban life and is generally unwelcoming to the community. Today the area is amidst a positive transformation and SITELAB and the team’s vision anchors the project in its unique context and history with a range uses that will support the creative economy of West oakland. 7th street, a main boulevard in West Oakland, was once known as the Harlem of the West due to its legacy and high concentration of jazz and blues performance halls. The project repositions 7th Street through thoughtful building design and uses that celebrate its rich history. A carefully designed ground floor activation strategy has been key to ensure that the project becomes a destination in West Oakland for local residents. Two unique retail alleys are designed and programmed to both provide on-site services for residents as well as opportunities for businesses, micro retailer and incubator spaces to support the creative community. The eclectic mix of proposed uses, materials, facade design, and signage bring a human scale to the alleys. Coupling the sites industrial and cultural past, 500 Kirkham has the ability to create a physical and social transformation for the area.

Client: Panoramic Interests

Design Collaborators: Lowney Architects, Einwiller Kuehl