Last updated: March 29, 2022
Project name: Library Mixed-Use Project
- Location: The Downtown Farmers Market parking lot at Cedar and Cathcart streets.
- Status: Approved by Santa Cruz City Council in June 2020. Construction could start in early 2023 and take two years. A preapplication is expected by spring along with an arborist report and a preliminary cost estimate. The next round for community outreach and public input is expected in March.
- Developer: Affordable housing developers: Eden Housing and For the Future of Housing Inc. Owner’s representative: Griffin Structures will lead selection of the rest of the developer team.
A sketch shows a mixed-use library, affordable housing, and parking garage planned at Cedar and Cathcart streets. (Jayson Architecture)
A draft rendering of the mid-block Cedar Street entrance of the planned Downtown Santa Cruz library shows textured glass windows and a rooftop garden. (Jayson Architecture)