Last updated: Nov. 17, 2022

Project name: 130 Center St.

  • Location: On Center Street across from Depot Park.
  • Status: The Santa Cruz Planning Commission approved the project in October 2021 and the Santa Cruz City Council approved it in January 2022. A construction start date is pending approval of a building permit application submitted in May 2022.
  • Developer: Swenson Builders

A six-story apartment and retail complex has been proposed for 130 Center St. across from Depot Park. (Swenson Builders)

Project description

  • Details: This project calls for a six-story apartment complex with shops at 130 Center St. in Santa Cruz. The lot near Depot Park now has an auto body shop and a Hertz rental car shop.
  • Mixed-use plan includes:
    • 233 studios from 295 to 400 square feet. 
    • 209 parking spaces in an underground and ground-floor garage
    • Two ground-floor shops that could sell food
    • A roof deck
    • Twenty-three units for very-low income households, based on area median income
    • Eight units for moderate income households

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