Case
Study

73

Points
Project Name
Jack London Gateway Phase 2
Address
989 Brush St, Oakland, CA
Project Owner/Developer
East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation
Bay Friendly Rater
Cynthia Greenberg
Year Completed
2009
Landscape Size
39,350 sq ft
Grounds Open To Public?
Some
Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape Score
73 points
Bay-Friendly Landscape Highlights
  • An onsite composting area is provided for the building residents to compost green waste from their vegetable garden plots on site
  • Boulders, large native shrubs and a water feature on site promote wildlife habitat
  • Synthetic chemical pre-emergents were prohibited
  • 90% of the plants require occasional little to no summer water
  • 36 distinct species were planted to increase diversity