A proposed Live Oak housing complex includes four- and five-story buildings that would face Thurber Lane. (Architecture Design Collaborative)

Last updated: May 2024

Location: Northeast corner of Thurber Lane and Soquel Drive.

A map showing the location of a lot at Thurber Lane and Soquel Drive, the site of a proposed housuing complex.


  • Developers described a tentative plan for the site at an April 29 community meeting. They have not submitted plans to the county.


Sacramento-based Anton Development Co. LLC.

A lot at Thurber Lane and Soquel Drive is the site of a proposed housing complex and has been used to sell Christmas trees.

A five-building housing complex is proposed at Thurber Lane and Soquel Drive. The lot has been used to sell Christmas trees. (Jesse Kathan — Santa Cruz Local) 

Project description

  • Total units: 173.
  • Affordable units: 173.
  • Height: The tallest buildings would be 60 feet.
  • Parking Spaces: 273
  • Details: The proposed development includes five buildings from two to five stories. The complex would all be “workforce housing,” which is deed-restricted affordable housing. Income limits for the homes have not been set. The complex would not have a requirement that tenants work in Santa Cruz County.

A site plan shows five proposed buildings at Soquel Drive and Thurber Lane. Building A would be four stories, Buildings B and C five stories, Building D three stories and Building E two stories. (Architecture Design Collaborative)

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