Re-envisioning
Kirkham Heights

Westlake Urban Blog

Connect Through Public Art

January 26, 2015

Imagine walking through an urban neighborhood and suddenly coming across a giant ogre emerging from the earth. The angry giant clambers out of the lawn and seems to shout, surprising and welcoming visitors. Perhaps you’re on your way to San Francisco. It’s nighttime. You’re driving west from Oakland, across the Bay Bridge, and as you […]

Embracing Complete Streets

December 18, 2014

Traffic, parking and safety. These are among the most important concerns that are raised in our conversations with communities as we work to revitalize our properties throughout the Bay Area. This can create big challenges when we promote development plans for new neighborhoods and buildings that deviate from the car-centric designs that have been the […]

Connect by Design

November 13, 2014

Westlake Urban was created to redevelop Westlake Realty Group’s decades-old San Francisco Bay Area portfolio. Our plans range from new pocket neighborhoods in Santa Rosa and Hayward to a 500,000 square foot technology-focused office campus in San Leandro and a proposal for 460 residential units in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset. In transforming our portfolio, we […]