News, Awards, and Features

Veteran’s Day Celebrated at Veterans Village, Colma’s Newest Affordable Housing Community

“When America’s veterans return home, they continue to serve our country in new ways, bringing to the community the tremendous skills and character that their time in the service fostered... We owe them a debt of honor and it is our moral obligation to ensure […]

Staff Feature: Jeos Oreamuno Reflects on His Military Service During National Veterans Month

Colorado architect, Jeos Oreamuno, reflects on his military service during National Veterans Month Source: AIA Colorado Colorado architect, Jeos Oreamuno, AIA began his career by virtually constructing complete cities within a matter of two weeks. In early 2000, Oreamuno enlisted in the United States Air Force as an engineering […]

Community Feature: CBM, Homeless Shelter in Denver, Colorado

CBM, Homeless Shelter in Denver, Colorado Christ's Body Ministries or CBM is a homeless respite and day shelter in Denver. They provide clothing, food, and supplies to Denver's population in need. "They are an incredible group of people with an exceptional mission" says VMWP's Brett Jacques. […]

VMWP Presents: Designing for New Neighbors

Photo by Sergio Ruiz for SPUR VMWP's very own Karen Murray, Elaine Uang and Linda Li speak on housing for the "missing middle" in San Jose. Inspired by efforts to bolster the “missing middle” in Minneapolis, Oregon and elsewhere, San Jose is considering allowing duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes […]

Crossing Pointe North Grand Opening

Source: Adams County Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Adams County celebrated the grand opening of Crossing Pointe North, an affordable housing development for seniors, with its partners and building residents on Friday, Oct. 18. Located at the corner of 104th Ave. and Colorado Blvd. in Thornton, Crossing Pointe North […]

Colma’s Veterans Village Offers New Life for Homeless Servicemen and Women

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="350"] Marine Corps veteran James Nelson III was disabled in the Vietnam War and spent much of the last decade living in shelters, motels or the streets until he moved into Veterans Village. (Photos by Christina Gray/Catholic San Francisco)[/caption] Colma’s Veterans Village Offers […]

SF’s public housing was crumbling. Is a multibillion-dollar makeover the answer?

J.K. Dineen   In late October, 58-year-old Rodney Randolph will move down the hill from his public housing unit in San Francisco’s once notorious Sunnydale public housing project to a fifth-floor apartment in a new building just completed two blocks away. It’s a five-minute walk from the old […]

Crossing Pointe North Grand Opening

Crossing Pointe North, the affordable senior housing project in Thornton, CO celebrated its grand opening today. The Crossing Pointe North project is unique in its mission to promote a healthy lifestyle to its residents through its design and location adjacent to the Colorado & 104th […]

VMWP Has Opened in Minneapolis!

We are excited to bring our passion for designing equitable, sustainable, and affordable housing to the Twin Cities.   In Fact, We've Been Here for Years VMWP has been serving Minnesotan neighborhoods since 2007. We have completed several infill urban design studies, responding to the need for mid-size transit-oriented […]

Colma Veterans Village Dedication

We are excited to celebrate the grand opening and dedication of Colma Veterans Village. Colma Veterans Village is a new affordable community serving low-income veterans, the first Mercy Housing community of its kind in the San Francisco Bay Area.The 66-apartment, three story building features a variety […]

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