Menlo Park Veterans Housing | Menlo Park, CA

Affordable Housing Connected to Services, Community, and Nature


Menlo Park Veterans Housing is a 62 unit residential complex on 2.137 acres for veterans, including formerly homeless vets. The project serves both individuals and families and is located on an enhanced use lease site at the Menlo Park Veterans Administration campus, with easy access to VA medical and support staff. The site has easy access to services -shops, grocery, restaurants, schools. At the ground floor a double height lobby welcomes residents and visitors alike and is next to community spaces like a large community room & kitchen, VA services for case management meetings, and MidPen resident services/activities.

Design Features

  • Historic Spanish style architecture of the original Menlo Park VA hospital building
  • Simple sheds provide some visual interest
  • Strong integration of landscape
  • Primary outdoor areas are adjacent to the community spaces

Green Features

  • Aiming for LEED Gold certification
  • Extensive use of photovoltaic panels
  • All electric, including space heating & cooling and domestic hot water heating
  • Saved mature oak and redwood trees
  • Large community garden, dog run, and walking path
  • Meditation circle

Project Information

  • Client: MidPen Housing
  • Site Area: 2.137 acres
  • Density: 62 units – 29 DUA
  • Completion: Fall 2025
  • Construction est.: 35M

Van Meter Williams Pollack LLP