Westlake Urban recently sat down with Rick Williams and Karen Murray, partners at Van Meter Williams Pollack, to talk about how their innovative approach to design and architecture enhances communities. Van Meter Williams Pollack is an award-winning architecture and urban design firm based in San Francisco […]
A story broadcast on NPR discussing the correlation between improved housing and better health features Terraza Palmera at St. Joseph's and Potrero HOPE SF Master Plan.
Faiza Ayesh giggles with delight as she describes her brand-new two-bedroom apartment in Oakland, Calif. She shares her home with her husband and […]
St. Joseph’s Redevelopment has won a 2014 AIA San Francisco Design Honor Award for Historic Preservation. In existence for nearly half a century, AIA San Francisco’s Design Awards program celebrates outstanding achievements in architecture and design. BRIDGE Housing is the developer. AIASF will host the 2014 […]
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Colorado has named Fire Clay Lofts the winner of the 2013 Colorado Impact Award in the Infill Category. The Impact Awards are based on the ULI Awards for Excellence, the most highly respected international program of land use awards. As with the ULI Awards for Excellence, ULI […]
Source: SFGate By John King | Saturday, October 5, 2013
Nonprofit developers play vital role in housing
Growing number of affordable units in Bay Area a safety net for residents
One of the Bay Area's largest developers turned 30 last month and threw itself a party, but some of […]
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has named St. Joseph’s Senior Apartments as a finalist for the 2013 ULI Global Awards for Excellence, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program. “We are honored to be a finalist for this prestigious award,” said Cynthia […]
Warner Creek Senior Apartments held it's Grand Opening Celebration. The project features 60 new affordable rental homes for lower income seniors to “age in place”, a creek-side courtyard, several community spaces for resident activities, a computer learning center, and resident gardens. Sustainable features include bay-friendly […]
The Sunnydale and Potrero Plans have each recieved a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant. San Francisco was the only city to be awarded two of the 17 grants issued nationwide. Van Meter Williams Pollack [VMWP] is the Master […]
Low-Income Housing Project Opens in Pittsburg PITTSBURG — A new housing project here has brought the city closer to complying with a mandate to add low-income homes stemming from a 2005 lawsuit settlement.
The 71-unit Los Medanos Village provides housing for 66 low-income individuals or families and […]