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Located among towering redwood trees in the Historical Claremont District of the Berkeley hills, this 169-unit HUD subsidized building is a gem among independent senior housing in Alameda County. The original building built for the California School for the Deaf and Blind in 1922 is a historic structure housing 9 apartments, a large community room, a kitchen and the administrative offices.

The three story high main buildings were built in 1989 and surround a courtyard filled with plane and apple trees; allowing residents to enjoy the sun or shade in one of the numerous lounge chairs found on the patios, or garden in one of the plots available to them.

Redwood Gardens Apartments does not allow smoking in any common areas, and within 25 feet of the building.

There are 109 one-bedroom apartments and 42 studios for citizens who are 62 years or older, 17 apartments are especially designed for persons 18 years or older with physical handicaps or mobility impairments. Apartments include an electric range, refrigerator, carpeting, drapes, and a baseboard heating unit, emergency pull cords, and fire alarms / sprinklers. There are central laundry facilities; 56 Parking spaces (assigned on a first come first serve basis) and street parking (permit for long term parking required through the city of Berkeley).

Unit Amenities:

  • 540 sf, 1-BR, 390 sf Eff Units
  • Full kitchen
  • Hot water included
  • Refrigerator & range included
  • Cable ready
  • Window coverings
  • Carpet
  • Individual heat
  • Emergency pull cords in bedroom & bathroom
  • Handicap accessible units

Property Amenities:

  • Secured entry
  • Elevators
  • Community room
  • Laundry room
  • Library
  • Lounges on each floor
  • Raised garden beds for resident use
  • Onsite maintenance
  • Suburban area
  • Pets allowed (w/restrictions)

Community of Quality:

Redwood Gardens is proud to be recognized as a NAHMA Communities of Quality Corporate Partner. This designation is for multifamily properties that have achieved a high standard of excellence in the way they are managed, the services they provide residents, the experience and training of personnel, and other criteria.


Co-op Details

2951 Derby Street, Berkeley
CA, 94705
For day-to-day business:
(510) 549-2210
For co-op details and tours:
(510) 549-2210
To apply:
(800) 500-7725

Application availability

  • Studio: Waitlist Closed

  • 1-Bedroom: Waitlist Closed

  • Mobility Impaired: Waitlist Closed

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