ALAMEDA -- The 91 single-family homes at Alameda Landing, the mixed-use project in the city's West End that will also feature a Target store, will be built in a style that mirrors others in the Bay Area, the Planning Board will hear Monday.

The homes are among the 276 residential units that TriPointe Homes LLC plans for the 77-acre property that was once a supply center for the former Alameda Naval Air Station near the Oakland-Alameda Estuary.

Along with single-family homes, the project calls for 84 condominiums, 22 single-level apartments and 56 townhouses, as well as 23 units that will be designated as affordable.

The architecture proposed for the single-family homes will be what city officials call a "Bay Area" style and feature a mix of stucco, brick and concrete siding and pitched roofs, while the landscaping will be reminiscent of the Presidio in San Francisco, according to City Planner Andrew Thomas.

The homes will be a mix of three, four and five bedrooms, and will be built on lots ranging from 2,580 to 3,690 square feet. They will vary between two and three stories.

"Most blocks have six homes," Thomas said in a background report for the Planning Board. "Each block face contains a mix of single-family plan types, architectural styles and color schemes. As a result, no block face will have more than one home with the same facade."


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Some of the multiple unit buildings will be similar to those at the former Navy base and have white stucco, wood accents and balconies. Others will feature an urban loft style or a "waterfront" style with box bay windows.

The townhouses, which will be built north of Mitchell Avenue near Mariner Square Loop, are a "beach house" style and will reflect existing waterfront buildings in Alameda, Thomas said.

All of the residential units will be built on just over 22 acres near Fifth Street and Willie Stargell Avenue. The project will also feature four new city parks, trails and pedestrian paths, plus 400,000 square feet of office space.

On Monday, the Planning Board will hold a design review for 253 of the residential units. The design review for the apartments that will be designated as affordable will take place later.

The property was once the Fleet Industrial Supply Center and borders the Bayport neighborhood near College of Alameda. Catellus Development Corp. is the master developer.

Twenty-three acres of the site have been set aside for a shopping center, where Target will serve as the anchor tenant when it opens in October.

The store will employ about 200 people and is expected to generate up to $300,000 in annual sales tax revenue, according to city officials. An additional $200,000 could come from other business at the center.

Reach Peter Hegarty at 510-748-1654 or follow him on Twitter.com/Peter_Hegarty.

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The Planning Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda.