Waterloo Heights Apartments of Los Angeles, California
Waterloo Heights Apartments of Los Angeles, California sought to create high-quality, affordable housing for low-income, special-needs tenants including disabled Veterans, seniors and individuals with HIV/AIDS. The craftsman-style courtyard provides a hub for social interaction and, many of the front doors opening off this courtyard, offers informal security for the adjacent front gate and increased opportunity for chance encounter. When the development was completed in August 2003, 200 applications had already been received. In September 2003, 17 tenants moved in.
Blake Street Flats in Denver Colorado
Blake Street Flats in Denver Colorado represents the third phase of an inner-city redevelopment effort located in one of the city's historic districts, and just a short walk from the central business district. This 3-story, 24 unit building, designed as an infill project in a neighborhood of historic homes and industrial warehouses, is intended to reintroduce affordable housing appropriate to its setting. The design phase of the project involved a diverse group of community stakeholders and former residents of the area's previously failed public housing projects.
Esther Short Commons of Vancouver, Washington,
Esther Short Commons of Vancouver, Washington, is a mixed-use, mixed-income neighborhood center that consists of 160,777 square feet of living and retail space. The primary intentions of this mixed-use, mixed income project was to contribute to the neighborhood's vibrant street life, take advantage of urban location, provide a permanent home for the regional farmers market, increase neighborhood safety and provide affordable downtown living options.