FAMILY CROSSROADS, Daly City, California
Collaborating with InnVision Shelter Network, the Family Crossroads project at 50 Hillcrest Drive in Daly City will involve renovation of the existing infrastructure including a seismic retrofit, new office and program space, replacement and upgrade of existing plumbing and electrical systems, and a new code compliant elevator. All units will be renovated with new and upgraded fixtures, cabinets, countertops, flooring, and finishes. The lower floor will be altered to provide service spaces to meet IVSN program requirements and one designated unit will be rebuilt to comply with current accessibility sections of the 2013 CBC. IVSN’s Family Crossroads provides interim shelter and services for 14 families in need.
1200 17TH STREET San Francisco, California
This new mixed-use project at Mississippi and 17th Streets will include 135 apartment units with up to 4,500 sf of retail in four-story buildings with one level of sub-grade parking. An existing historically significant brick building will be rehabilitated and converted to retail use as part of the new development. Generous open space for the new residents will be provided with private decks, common courtyards, and roof deck and will provide public open space along a mid-block alley. This alley or “pedestrian promenade” will be open to the public at all times and will provide a landscaped pedestrian connection between 17th and 16th Streets and to Daggett Park beyond. The architectural massing and detailing is inspired by industrial buildings in the area. Simple gable forms and saw-tooth roofs reflect the massing of the metal sheds existing on site. The site adjoins 901 16th Street, a mixed-use residential and retail project to the north.
TRANSIT VILLAGE San Carlos, California
San Carlos Transit Village located in San Carlos, California consists of eight buildings on approximately 6.26 acres adjacent to the CalTrain depot. Six buildings contain 202 apartments with amenities including lounge, roof deck, pool and outdoor entertaining courtyard, fitness center, and leasing center. Two commercial buildings with approximately 27,000 sf of retail and office space flank the historic depot framing a new public pedestrian plaza.
SONOMA SPRINGS Sonoma, California
Sonoma Springs, a mixed-use affordable housing project in the heart of Sonoma Valley, will offer 100 units of family and senior apartments with offices and community building. Developed by MidPen Housing, the project helps meet the community’s affordable housing needs while providing improvements such as trail links, sidewalk enhancement, a community garden and playground. The project is currently in schematic design while waiting for tax credit allotment. The project will be Green Point rated with a current goal of 145 points.
PALACIO/LOCALE Redwood City, California
The multi-family residential project, located at Winslow and Fuller Streets, brings 129 market rate apartments and 4 affordable apartments to Redwood City, California. The proposed 5 story building includes a leasing office, clubhouse, fitness center, landscaped courtyard, and dog park plus an expansive roof deck with views towards the bay. Parking is provided in a two level basement garage and will accommodate 160 cars and 32 bicycles with an onsite self-service repair shop. Initially slated to contain 30 electric vehicle charging stations with plans to pre-wire all parking spaces for future charging expansion. The building is designed in accordance with Redwood City’s Downtown Precise Plan building initiative, aiming to revitalize the El Camino corridor. The project is to be Green Point Rated and will feature solar hot water and photovoltaics.
2000 S. DELAWARE STREET HOUSING San Mateo, California
1990-2000 Delaware melds two housing programs and two developers into one affordable housing project at the abandoned former police station site in San Mateo. The challenging project unites a 60 unit affordable housing building that will be operated by MidPen Housing Corporation and a 60 unit workforce housing building that will be developed by Palo Alto Partners and operated by Westlake Urban. These two buildings will share an expansive 192 space parking garage and common amenities, including: computer lab, community room with kitchen, and fitness room.
DWIGHT WAY Berkeley, California
2107 Dwight Way is located is at the corner of Shattuck Avenue and marks the entrance into the Berkeley downtown area. It will be a gateway building with ground floor retail along Shattuck, a residential lobby and entry along Dwight Way. The project will also include 99 units of housing, a landscaped central courtyard and rear yard with outdoor grilling and movie theater. The building will also provide residential parking, bike storage and car share. The building will be designed to LEED Gold standards.
MAIN AND MARSHALL Redwood City, California
601 Main Street is a new development in Redwood City, consisting of 196 apartment units. Part of Redwood City’s Downtown Precise Plan, the project will bring high-density residential to the downtown core. The project emphasizes active uses at the street level to provide a pedestrian-friendly experience consistent with Redwood City’s vision for the downtown area. The design maintains a three story height limit along Main Street with an eight story portion behind. Two levels of subterranean parking are provided. The Main Street façade is designed to complement the scale and character of Redwood City’s historic downtown buildings. Amenities include a fitness center, lounge, dog park, roof deck, barbeque, courtyard, business center, bike repair shop, dog wash, pool, and spa. The project is expected to be completed in 2016.
2090 SOUTH DELAWARE San Mateo, California
The new transit-oriented development consists of two, 3-story buildings containing 111 sustainably designed apartment units and a below-grade parking garage that will accommodate 219 cars. Because 2090 Delaware is part of the San Mateo Rail Corridor Transit Oriented Development Plan, it is necessary to provide residents with easy access to buses and Caltrain as well as local services and amenities. Attractive ground floor stoops are designed to promote direct access along Delaware and Pacific. The project’s three courtyards provide communal outdoor areas, while patios and balconies at each unit supply private outdoor space. The project will follow the Green Point Rated system, creating a healthy, environmentally friendly living space for residents.
MADRONE/NORTH PARK APARTMENTS Mountain View, California
Madrone apartments is an existing development built in the 1960’s. The project envisions replacing 50 of the existing apartments with 144 new dwelling units. The new buildings would be two and three stories in height over a single level basement garage. The new development will feature two large landscaped courtyards, a generous setback from the adjacent streets, as well as pedestrian connections to the sidewalk and to the existing apartments. The new buildings are designed to harmonize with the existing structures through consistency of materials, colors and roof slope. However, the architecture achieves a more dynamic and contemporary approach, through the use of larger windows, two story balcony wall elements, porches, stoops, awnings and trellises. The proposed project will be green point rated, and features a number of sustainable elements including enhanced solar control, reduced water usage, and re-use of demolition debris.