CCA - California College of the Arts

Former CCA student dorm to become city-owned transitional housing and home for very low income seniors

Monday, September 21, 2020

With the receipt of a $10 million grant from the State of California's newly-launched Homekey program, the City of Oakland is now primed to move ahead with the purchase the former Clifton Hall dormitory from the California College of Arts.  The building, built in 2005, located at the corner of Clifton and Broadway, and the recipient of an architectural award that year, was put up for sale in connection with CCA's moving its campus to San Francisco.

Developers Present Revised Plans for CCA Campus — Tower Not Included

Saturday, June 6, 2020

The constraints created by the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t prevent the Rockridge Community Planning Council’s Board of Directors and Land Use Committee from holding a highly unusual joint virtual meeting on the evening of May 7. At the meeting, they heard about the revised proposals for the redevelopment of the California College of Art’s (CCA) Oakland campus. The plans were presented by Emerald Fund and Equity Community Builders, the two developers chosen by CCA.

Agenda for October 23rd Land Use Committee Meeting

Monday, October 21, 2019

The Land Use Committee will meet this Wednesday, October 23rd, at 7:30 PM in the upstairs meeting room at the Rockridge branch library.

The main agenda item will be a recap/discussion of last Wednesday's Planning Commission scoping session for the California College of Arts campus redevelopment project, including summary of topics addressed and a critique of various comments presented.

The seond agenda item will be a brief preview of next weeks meeting of RCPC representatives with the City to discuss the Rockridge Housing Study.

Video of October 2017 Town Hall available

Sunday, October 22, 2017

A video of the October RCPC Town Hall, featuring Darin Ranelletti of the City of Oakland explaining the current status of the Shops at the Ridge Project phase II and the problem of asbestos contamination of the old Chase Bank building, and, a presentation by representatives of the California College of Art and their chosen developer of preliminary plans for redevelopment/re-use of CCA's Oakland campus. The video can be found at:

CCA Galleries Showcase Student Art

Saturday, March 2, 2013

For all the neighborhoods that College Avenue traverses between Bancroft Avenue in Berkeley and Broadway in Oakland, and for all the opportunities presented to shoppers and residents to learn the ins and outs of the avenue, there are always new nooks and crannies to discover and explore. Some are just obscure or hard to find, others may be hidden in the shadow of a better-known parent institution.

Monthly Land Use Committee - Discussion of revised CCA Project

Event Time: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The Land Use Committee will meet virtually from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM.  Main item on agenda will be further discussion of revised plans for redevelopment of the California College of Art Oakland Campus.  While the meeting is open to the public, an RSVP is required to receive an invitation to the meeting.  Please send email to or send a text message (or call) (510) 504-0154.  Please include your name and address.  You will receive an invitation to the virtual session on the meeting date.

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