A revised plan to build a Boudin SF bakery at Montgomery Village Shopping Center in Santa Rosa has won final approval from the city's Design Review Board.
The board voted 5-0 last week to approve David Codding's plans for the new 7,000-square-foot building, which will be leased by the restaurant chain known for its chowder-filled bread-bowls.
The new plan includes more trees, wider building overhangs and additional outdoor seating, Codding said.
The building will be 36 percent smaller than the former home of Copperfield's Books, which Codding demolished earlier this year to make way for Boudin and additional parking.
About 1,800 square feet of the building has yet to be leased, and would be appropriate for a coffee or juice shop, Codding said
A previous version of the project modeled after the chain's popular bakery at Fisherman's Wharf was rejected by the board as "corporate," "hokey" and a poor fit for Santa Rosa. Codding Construction broke ground on the project Tuesday. It expects to have the shell completed by January and the bakery open by April, Codding said.