News, Awards, and Features

Hana Gardens Receives Governor’s Historic Preservation Award

Established in 1986, the Governor's Historic Preservation Awards are presented annually under the sponsorship of the California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) and California State Parks to projects, individuals, and organizations whose contributions demonstrate significant achievements in preserving the heritage of California.  The Hana Gardens Team is […]

VMWP’s Top Memories of 2019

As the end of the year approaches, we are counting down our 2019 top 10 VMWP memories:   #10 BEST TOUR DAY!   Thanks to Gretchen Till and Andrew Faulkner's excellent organizing, the SF office enjoyed a walking tour of the new Transbay Transit Terminal and surrounding neighborhood, featuring […]

VMWP Invited to Imagine Next Chapter for Twin-Cities’ Transit Center

BRT plans provide chance to take new look at Chicago-Lake Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, December 06, 2019 6:34:00 AM Community members and a nationally acclaimed design firm [Van Meter Williams Pollack, LLP] will be invited to help imagine the next chapter for the Chicago-Lake Transit Center, one […]

Staff Feature: Lauren Daley Connects Architect with Resident at Affordable Housing Project in West Denver

By Lauren Daley "What makes a resident truly happy boils down to how someone makes them feel, not a building, unit, or space, but a positive connection to another person." When I transferred from VMWP’s San Francisco office to VMWP’s Denver office back in 2016, I was […]

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 […]
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