1146-1160 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702

Mail to: POB 2210, San Francisco, CA 94126

Phone and Fax: 510.666.1150

Website: www.live-work.us




Classic California Indoor-Outdoor living in

Townhouse Studios with Lofts and Decks


A Residential Community of mainly UC Grad Students,

Post-docs, Professionals and Scientists



SITE: 3 Buildings in a 3/4 Acre Village Setting


            1146-1150 Hearst Ave. – 10 units - Unit Types I & II

1154-1156 Hearst Ave. – 8 units - Unit Types III, IV & V

1158-1160 Hearst Ave. – 8 units - Unit Types III, IV & V


RENTAL RATE & TERM: $975-$1075. Additional $125.00 for second person. Includes parking, water and scavenger. Leases go through July/August and can be renewed. See below for rents by unit type.


RENOVATION: The units were renovated and reconstructed in 1999-2000, and offer many contemporary features and amenities in mid-century studio townhouses with sleeping lofts or loft beds.


SHOWINGS: Call 510.666.1150 or send an e-mail to hearst.commons@jps.net


PICTURES: Available by e-mail at our website www.live-work.us .






Hardwood Floors


Classic Windows

Gas Ranges with Oven

Cable/Satellite Ready – 3-4 phone lines & DSL

Frost Free Refrigerators

Semi Vaulted Ceilings

Stove Hood Vents

Exterior Lighting – automatic and by tenant

Mini Blinds

Separate Kitchens

Granite Counters

Separate Gas & Electric Meters

Marble Flooring in baths &/or kitchens

Free UC Campus bus one block away

Operable Skylights

Picnic Area with redwood tables & lawn

Separate Electrical Panels - GFI Outlets

Laundromat & Shopping on same block

Heat Pump/ Air conditioning Units

Professional weekly landscaping

Gas Water Heaters

Pitched Composition Shingle Roofs

Remote Control Vehicle Access

Trash, Recycling and Water included in Rent

Gated community with secured entrances

Front Doors and Hardware

Free internet with wireless modem     

Sleeping Loft or loft bed and desk

Reserved Parking Place included in Rent

Private Decks for indoor-outdoor living

Intercom System connects to telephone

Close to BART, Bus, Freeway & 4th Street


Typical Unit Descriptions with Current Rents:


Type I – Small Unit with Private entry deck, Bath, Eat-in Kitchen and Loft Bed 280 s.f. + Deck 75-100 s.f. $975.00 and up.


Type II – Medium Unit with Private entry deck, Shower, Eat-in Kitchen and Loft Bed – 340 s.f. + Deck 80-100 s.f. $1000.00 and up.


Type III – Small Unit with Private entry deck, Bath, Small Kitchen, Loft Bed & Small Storage Loft. End unit with windows on 3 sides. – 227 s.f. + loft 40 s.f. + deck 90-100 s.f. $975.00 and up.


Type IV - Small Unit with Private entry deck, Bath, Small Kitchen & Medium Sleeping Loft. . 253 sq. ft. + Loft 60 s.f. + Deck 90-100 sq. ft. $975.00 and up.


Type V - Large Unit with Private entry deck, Shower, Eat-in Kitchen & Large Sleeping Loft. 368 s.f. + Loft 80 s.f. + Deck 80-100 s.f. $1050.00 and up.


Units may vary from these typical dimensions. Rents are subject to change.



Rental Steps:


1)    Rental application and payment of $30 credit check fee each for applicant and co-signer (if required).

2)    If credit is approved, Applicant may select a unit type and pay a $1,500.00 deposit to reserve the unit. The Reservation Deposit applies to the Security Deposit.

3)    Execution of Rental Agreement.

4)    Payment of balance of security deposit and first monthıs rent.

5)    Occupancy. Tenant puts PG&E, telephone and CATV.











Five blocks to North Berkeley BART station. Close to University Avenue freeway exit and Express buses to San Francisco. ½ block to AC Transit 51 and 52 buses to UC campus on University Ave., which are free for UC students. Close to Delaware bike path to UC.


Driving Directions: From Hwy 80 take University Ave. exit in Berkeley east. Left at San Pablo Ave. Right at first street, which is Hearst Ave. Gated property on right (south side) half way down the block. Go to intercom at 1154-1160.


BART Directions: 10-12 minutes by foot from North Berkeley BART station. 3½ blocks west on Delaware to Curtis; south one block to Hearst; west ½ block. Gated property on south side of street. Go to intercom at 1154-1160 Hearst.


From UC Campus: West on University Avenue by car, foot or bike or by 51 or 52 Bus. Right on Curtis at Serendipity Books (one block east of San Pablo). Left at first street, which is Hearst Ave. Gated property on south side of street. Go to intercom at 1154-1160 Hearst.