Center Created to House Green Organizations Will Soon Open

Two years after construction began in a better economic climate, a multi-million dollar center designed mainly for green and non-profit-minded organizations will soon open its doors. The David Brower Center, located in Downtown Berkeley and set to open on May 10, was designed to accommodate educational and art programs...

Nonprofit hub to open in Berkeley

A green nonprofit center has grown in Berkeley. Next month, after two years and $28 million, the David Brower Center will open its 50,000 square feet of office and public space. About 55 percent of the 24,000 square feet of ultra-green office space has been leased at rents between...

Oxford Plaza Opens, Brower Center Near Completion

Workers are busy putting the finishing touches on downtown Berkeley’s two newest buildings, the David Brower Center and Oxford Plaza. Tenants have already moved into Oxford Plaza—the city’s newest and largest affordable housing structure—while next door to the north, workers are polishing off the last details of the Brower...

Brower Center issued a challenge grant for $1 million

The David Brower Center, a green building named in honor of Brower, the first president of the Sierra Club, has been awarded a $1 million challenge grant from The Kresge Foundation. (original article)...

David Brower Center awarded $1M challenge grant

Berkeley’s not-yet opened David Brower Center, envisioned as a national hub for environmental and social change, has been awarded a $1 million challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation. (original article)...

David Brower Center awarded $1M challenge grant

Berkeley’s not-yet-opened David Brower Center, envisioned as a national hub for environmental and social change, has been awarded a $1 million challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation. (original article)...

Good deeds all over the place

In Berkeley, planners of the David Brower Center, a meeting/event/office space for environmental activism, have raised 90 percent of their $27.5 million goal. In thanks for a gift of $1 million, a 180-seat auditorium will be called the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Theater. (original article)...

Major organic restaurant planned for – where else? – Berkeley

The Bay Area has been at the forefront of organic cuisine, but an East Bay catering company is upping the ante with plans for an ambitious fully organic restaurant. It will be the centerpiece of the David Brower Center, the building going up in downtown Berkeley that developers are...

Brower Center Breaks Ground in Berkeley

After seven long years, the David Brower/Oxford Plaza complex finally broke ground in downtown Berkeley, California. This Center will be a place from which our sustainable future is planned and implemented. A good sign that the project is already on track was the number of young parents with kids...

Green Groundbreaking for Affordable Housing, Theater

More than 30 environmental groups and other activist nonprofits have jammed a waiting list for Berkeley’s David Brower Center, a mixed-use office project that was scheduled to formally break ground May 23.

The building is tailor-made for the famously concerned city. Its 33,000 square feet of offices are intended for...