The Bank of America Plaza at 450 B St. will begin preliminary design review on Wednesday November 7 by the Civic San Diego (formerly CCDC) Real Estate Committee and Pre-Design Subcommittee. The remodel will include the replacement of the current two story 31,836 square foot structure with a six story 90,750 square foot structure. The existing above grade plaza between the tower and the planned new building will be lowered and redesigned to increase pedestrian access and use. The owner is BLC Inc. (Casey Brown and Paul LeBeau) and architects are M. Arthur Gensler & Associates Inc. The PDF (warning may be too large for some systems) staff report can be found here.
About Bill Adams
Bill Adams is the founder and chief editor of UrbDeZine. He is also a partner in the San Diego law firm of Norton, Moore, & Adams, LLP. He has been involved with land use and urban renewal for nearly 25 years, both as a professional and as a personal passion. He currently sits on the Boards of San Diego Historic Streetcars, The San Diego Architectural Foundation, The Food and Beverage Association of San Diego County, and The Gaslamp Quarter Association Land Use Planning Committee.
Norton, Moore, & Adams, LLP is a boutique land use firm which handles a wide range of land and building related matters, from permitting to litigation, including:
- - Discretionary use applications and appeals, including alcoholic beverage sales, entertainment, industrial, social services, educational, hospitality, etc.
- - Zoning variances
- - Municipal code and regulatory amendments
- - Litigation, including eminent domain, access and easements, CEQA, environmental, and preservation