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3575 Mendocino Avenue

DESCRIPTION The 3575 Mendocino Avenue (Journey's End) site location is within a Priority Development Area, with access to ample transit service, supports the designation of the 13.3 acre site as Transit Village, and provides for a variety of medium-density housing opportunities within a walkable pedestrian and […]

Rotary Plaza

description VMWP lead the design for the renovation of 179 units at Rotary Plaza Apartments, a unique two building complex, constructed of precast concrete panels in the early 1970s. The project includes complete renovation of the unit interiors, circulation areas and common spaces. The existing dining […]

San Lorenzo Senior Housing

DESCRIPTION San Lorenzo Senior Housing is a 77-unit senior affordable rental housing development located within a shopping center in the unincorporated Alameda County neighborhood of San Lorenzo, California. The site formerly housed a post office, which was demolished to accommodate the new construction. The new 4-story […]

Fairfax Victory Village

description Fairfax Senior Housing is a 54 unit affordable senior housing development nestled in the trees just off Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in Fairfax, CA. The building is sited between two hills and follows the terraces of the site’s topography with a two-story portion of the […]

Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus

DESCRIPTION This new mixed-use senior center, located on the corner of Third and Brooks Street, will provide affordable housing to low and very low-income seniors. The building  integrates high quality amenities including a community room, residential courtyard for gatherings and gardening, a computer center and exercise […]

Crossing Pointe North

DESCRIPTION Crossing Pointe North is an affordable senior and family housing community located adjacent to the Colorado & 104th St. light rail station in Thornton, Colorado. Though the affordable housing project is within walking distance of community-serving retail, the site is bound by permanent open space […]

Richardson Hall

DESCRIPTION The 55 Laguna Development includes the adaptive re-use and renovation of the historic Richardson Hall built in 1924 in the Spanish Colonial Revival style as a teacher’s school. This project provides 40 new units of LGBTQ friendly senior housing and­ residential amenities in the upper […]

Eastmont Court

DESCRIPTION Eastmont Court is a 19-unit infill special needs housing development in East Oakland. By adding prominence to the corner site, the building repairs a gap in the existing neighborhood fabric and forms a protected courtyard for the outdoor enjoyment of the residents. The building and […]

Jack Capon Villa

DESCRIPTION Jack Capon Villa is a 19 unit special needs housing community which allows adults with developmental disabilities to live independently with supportive services. Located within two blocks of retail, community services and public transit, the building relates to the surrounding properties by incorporating residential architectural elements and having […]

Hana Gardens

DESCRIPTION Hana Gardens Senior Apartments is a 63 mixed-use senior affordable housing community adjacent to City Hall and within El Cerrito’s mid-town area. The development includes a new public plaza which celebrates the legacy of the Japanese American flower growing community of El Cerrito as well […]

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