Interconnecting Community & Open Space on Infill Lot


East Leland is a 63 unit affordable housing development with a mix of flats and townhouses in three story buildings with one, two, three and four bedroom units. A mixture of paths and landscaped areas are provided throughout the courtyards and the site in order to allow a mix of outdoor activities for adults and children. In addition there is a day care facility, common laundry, classroom, community room and administrative offices totaling approximately 5,000 square feet.


Establish an urban street presence with the day care center, while maintaining a strong connection to the outdoors between the courtyards and the units through back porches and living spaces.


To develop a long and narrow 3 acre infill site with approximately 60 units and a licensed day care facility within a restrictive budget.

Design Features

  • Individual ground level entries with private & semi-private front porches
  • Pedestrian scale street frontage
  • Interconnected courtyards with pedestrian pathways; play structure dedicated to day care
  • Direct unit access to common courtyards

Interactive Street View


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