The future of Golden Gate Fields and surrounding property

The 2005 Caruso Plan for Golden Gate Fields.

Commentary on the viability of the Caruso Plan
including an alternative site plan by Paul Kamen, December 20 2006.

Citizens for East Shore Parks
Newsletter and alternative site plan, December 2006.

Commentary on Waterfront Planning
by Berkeley Design Advocates, in an open letter to Mayor Tom Bates, November 2005.

Albany Waterfront Coalition
including an alternative proposal for waterfront development, January 2004.

Summaries of Community Workshops through February 3 2004.
Report by Economics and Planning Systems on commercial viability of the racetrack property.
"Technical Memorandum" by Economics and Planning Systems on commercial uses of the racetrack property.

"Rancho San Antonio" Preliminary Environmental Assessment
Magna's plan for the Albany and Berkeley waterfront (currently unavailable)

The Rancho San Antonio application
The Specific Plan Application for the Albany Waterfront (currently unavailable)

"Golden Gate Fields plan calls for big development"
Article in the Berkeley Voice, May 24 2002

"Racetrack announces growth plan"
Article in the Contra Costa Times, May 25 2002

Site plan
The first conceptual site plan from Magna

Measure Q
The status of the stables area and the north part of the North Basin Strip

The 1997 Ladbroke cardroom lawsuit
Background summary, and a link to the full decision

The Larkspur ferry terminal
overlaid at the same scale on the Berkeley/Albany waterfront, just to see if it would fit.