Treasure Island Towers Cut Down to Size
Originally proposed at 650-feet, the towers will be cut down to 450 feet to reduce visual competition with the nearby Bay Bridge.
"[B]y toning down the skyline of the new neighborhood, proponents are acknowledging something that should have been obvious all along: even a project billed as 'an international exemplar of sustainable development' should know its place.
The development proposal for the former Navy base concentrates housing in an L-shaped band along the island's west and south sides, placing most residents within a 10-minute walk of the planned ferry terminal. Another 230 acres would be converted into a variety of parks and semi-natural spaces."