News, Awards, and Features

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 […]

VMWP Celebrates 30 Years

On Friday we were honored to celebrate 30 years of work with our VMWP family. Surrounded by former employees, colleagues, collaborators, clients, and partners we are grateful to have had the opportunity to work alongside so many amazing people throughout our thirty years of sustainable […]

Senior Housing Development Rises in Thornton

Crossing Pointe North meant as first part of multi-generational community Scott Taylor The ultimate goal for Thornton’s new Crossing Pointe North housing development, according to Unison Housing Partners Executive Director Peter Lifari, is to build a multi-generational community. “Ultimately, the concept for this is inter-generational living,” Lifari said. […]

A new development to the north shows how some Denver suburbs are responding to a regional housing crisis

Source: Denverite Donna Bryson | Monday, September 9, 2019 Thornton officials say the city is ready to accommodate growth from all corners, including seniors aging out of their houses and people fleeing Denver’s high prices. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="741" class="c-figure c-figure--img c-main__lead-img"] Crossing Pointe North, Thornton, Sept. 3, 2019. […]
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