BKV Group: Affordable Housing Brochure

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING

ARCHITECTURE | INTERIORS | URBAN DESIGN | LANDSCAPE | ENGINEERING | BRANDING | SUSTAINABILITY | CONSTRUCTION ADMIN

We build timeless communities that will serve neighborhoods and cities for many years to come

SILVER SPRING ARTSPACE | Silver Spring, Maryland
UNION FLATS | St. Paul, Minnesota

4 PRACTICE SITES

45 YEARS OF OPERATION

200+ EMPLOYEES

ARCHITECTURE INTERIORS URBAN DESIGN LANDSCAPE

ENGINEERING BRANDING SUSTAINABILITY CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION

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DESIGN LEADERSHIP

Enriching lives and strengthening communities

OUR DESIGN PHILOSOPHY

BKV Group enhances the physical and cultural environment through multidisciplinary, meaningful, and responsive design. Supported by innovative technology and a strategic market focus, we work to transform communities, nationally and internationally. We believe the craft is as important as the science, especially in giving soul to the process and built environment. Through a highly participatory endeavor, our design strategies express a “rootedness” in their surroundings. This strategy goes beyond the specific building to deliberately capture the expression of people, context, and culture. It is a contextually-sensitive approach is based on, and reactive to, our clients’ goals, budget, vision, and focus, with our creative process engaging all team members to transform and positively shape communities around the globe.

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CHRIS PALKOWITSCH Senior Design Leader, Partner Minneapolis, MN NATIONAL

JACK OWEN BOARMAN Senior Design Leader, CEO Washington, DC

MIKE KRYCH Senior Design Leader, Managing Partner (MN) Minneapolis, MN

LIZA KAPISAK Director of Interior Design (MN), Partner Minneapolis, MN

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING LEADERSHIP TEAM

One firm with four practice site locations

OUR NATIONAL REACH

Collaborating regionally, BKV Group operates as a cohesive firm to deliver a wide range of project types for a diverse set of national and local clients. We leverage industry-leading communication and technology tools with best-in-class design processes to seamlessly work across practice sites to meet our clients’ needs, and continually expand our presence into existing and new markets.

OUR INTERNATIONAL CAPABILITIES

The four American practice sites at BKV Group are supported by BKV’s Vietnam offices in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang, which contribute design services for many of our U.S. projects, and allow BKV access to the Asian markets, Furthermore, our firm is able to provide cross-practice training opportunities and structure project teams to leverage the 12-hour time difference, creating a nearly 24-hour design studio that can meet accelerated deadlines without sacrificing quality and creativity.

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WHERE WE WORK
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WHAT WE PROVIDE

Knowledge and experience for a wide range of project types

DESIGN VERSATILITY

BKV Group provides knowledge and experience for a wide range of project types and sector types, plus has familiarity in working with a spectrum of project partners. Our designers have a profound responsibility to drive positive change in our communities. We are passionate about helping our clients identify, pursue, and achieve ambitious goals in creating unique, meaningful places of value and purpose.

PROJECT TYPES

+ Renovations

+ Adaptive Reuse

+ Repositioning

+ Models

+ New Construction

PROJECT PARTNERS

+ Developers

+ Government Entities

+ Brokers

+ Architects

+ Property Managers

+ Landscape Architects

+ Mep Engineers

PROJECT SECTORS

+ HOUSING

– Senior Housing

– Independent Living

– Assisted Living

– Memory Care

– Active Adult

– Skilled Nursing

– Market-Rate

– Affordable Housing

– Student Housing

– Artist Lofts

+ Commercial

+ Hospitality

+ Government

+ Education

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WHAT WE PROVIDE

Designing to the cultural fabric of the community

OUR PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Our team offers comprehensive experience in all types of communities, ranging from small-scale to large-scale communities. This is demonstrated through the variety of housing types we design within – all which have an overarching goal to establish the highest quality of affordable living that promotes and enhances community redevelopment.

+ Neighborhood Community Building

+ Planning and Pre-Development

+ Innovative Building Technology

+ Creative Residential Branding

+ Transit-Oriented Development

+ Lifestyle Amenities

+ Tax-Incentivized Project Experience

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PRESERVE AT SHADY OAK | Minnetonka, Minnesota

WHAT WE PROVIDE

Design versatility aligned with affordability

OUR PROJECT EXPERIENCE

BKV Group’s dynamic experience in affordable housing is demonstrated through the variety of housing types we design within – all which have an overarching goal to establish the highest quality of affordable living that promotes and enhances community redevelopment.

Senior

+ Amenity spaces to promote community building within the property.

+ Provide in-house and community services to residents.

+ Focused site locations to maintain a connection with community.

+ Providing both indoor and outdoor amenities for residents such as walk paths, patios, fire pits, and access to local shops.

Family

+ Flexible spaces that are accessible for residents of all ages.

+ Focused play area environments for children both indoors and out.

+ Walk up apartments to create a sense of place in the neighborhood.

+ Walkable neighborhoods Residential units with openness and creative quality.

Workforce

+ Access to local transit into metro areas.

+ Amenities focused on the health and well being of residents for both individual and group activities.

+ Provide space or built-ins within units for office and desking.

+ Natural landscape and exterior activities for social interaction.

Artist

+ Amenities that support the livelihood of residents by including spaces such as painting, pottery, music studios and gallery space.

+ Designing a collaborate environment to live and work in.

+ Comprehensively addresses space, functional, operational, energy, and maintenance issues.

+ Focus on maximizing the functionality of the building.

Creative Reuse

+ Creates innovative, cost effective approaches to the improvements required and desired.

+ Integrating the history and preserving key elements integrated into the design and story of the building.

+ Focus on maximizing the functionality of the building.

+ Building growth and revitalization to the neighborhood.

Mixed-Use

+ Design to allow a variety of land uses, including office, commercial, residential, and live/work.

+ Experience with programming residential units to help subsidize affordable units.

+ Experience with cost savings, including shared parking arrangements, shared costs for building operation, maintenance, and security, and higher density.

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GRAND CENTRAL FLATS | Columbia Heights, Minnesota

OUR PROCESS

BKV Group provides total building design: from the aesthetics of branding, to the science of building technology, to the challenge of creative cost control.

CONCEPT/ VISIONING

DISCOVER YOUR STORY

Immersing our holistic team in your project from the very beginning to understand your culture, values, objectives, challenges, comps, seniors, and location serve as inspiration to develop the project story and the guest experience. These insights inform the overarching vision/ concept narrative that will drive every aspect of the design.

SCHEMATIC DESIGN

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

PLANNING: FUNCTION/ OPERATIONS meet FORM/ GUEST EXPERIENCE

With the story in mind, Schematic Design focuses on function. BKV works with your operations team to understand the operational flow and adjacencies in order to plan efficient layouts that function well for your staff, while creating the experiential path of travel for your residents. Preliminary massing, space plans, initial finish and FF&E selections are developed at this time resulting in a design that embodies your goals, concept narrative, and functional needs.

REFINING THE DESIGN

Refinement of the concept and documentation occur during this phase by marrying the space planning with the concept in a 3-dimensional illustration of the design. Visualization presentations may include wireframe and/or rendered studies, plans, key elevations, initial detail, material and FF&E selections, and virtual reality walk throughs when warranted.

Developing the “big idea” and concept for any project is key to the start of design direction. The vision captures high-level project goals that define priorities and user experience of the space.

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MODEL ROOM

PROVING THE DESIGN/QA/QC

This life size resident unit mock up showcases the design, tests the details, finishes, and layout before construction takes place and bulk orders are purchases. The model room provides an opportunity to explore quality of goods from various vendors, and address both aesthetic and functional details. The model room is great tool for your sales team to showcase what your property will become.

CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS

CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION

TECHNICAL DESIGN AND DOCUMENTATION

Construction Documents include Massing Diagrams, Reference, Floor, Finish, Furniture, and Reflected Ceiling Plans; Elevations; Sections; Details; Schedules; and Specifications necessary for your contractor and procurement professionals to execute the project. Documents are coordinated with in-house disciplines and outside consultants, and reviewed for QA/QC.

Project bidding, permitting, cost verification, and VE may occur prior to construction.

EXECUTION

During Construction and Installation, BKV’s team is actively engaged with the your General Contractor and Procurement teams: periodic site visits to monitor construction progress, responding to RFIs and submittals, helping the team address challenges that arise in the field, and review of FF&E, artwork and Accessory installation. Our team responds quickly to keep the project progressing.

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FORT SNELLING UPPER POST FLATS | St. Paul, Minnesota

AFFORDABLE HOUSING APPROACH

BKV Group’s design solutions are functional, beautiful, and respond to our client’s goals, vision, budget & focus

LISTENING & INFORMATION GATHERING

(CLIENT ENGAGEMENT)

We immerse our team in our client’s communities to gain a deep understanding of their culture, values, objectives, challenges, comps, audience, opportunities, and differentiators. We listen to operations, maintenance, resident and owner concerns and long-term goals, and participate in site visits to identify areas of opportunity.

This data will guide the social, wellness, and service programming for the project and will steer the creative direction.

Project Framing

Site Information

Demographics

Comparative Landscape

Branding Exercises

Programming

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UNION FLATS | St. Paul, Minnesota

HOLISTIC CAPABILITIES

BKV has multi-disciplinary accessibility for support with scope beyond interiors, as well as a comprehensive planning approach considering guests needs and staff operations. We provide cost assessment and budget review with stakeholders and assistance with phasing in an occupied building.

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SCHARBAUER FLATS | Midland,
Texas

VISUALIZATION

We use visual storytelling and mood boards to express the energy of the project. Wireframe visualization studies help convey spatial relationships, and rendered concept studies showcase material exploration.

Virtual Reality walk-throughs allow clients to experience the space in 3D. From initial mock ups to the finalized design, VR allows for project collaboration across all team members.

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SILVER SPRING ARTSPACE | Silver Spring, Maryland

FURNITURE, ARTWORK & ACCESSORIES

During final installation, our team works with all project entities to curate thoughtful furniture, art, and accessories. Intentional selections are made to help reinforce the design story. Natural or faux plants bring the outdoors in while we layer furniture, art, and accessories for a residential feel.

While the project is on site, we work closely with the contractors and FF&E dealers to achieve the successful implementation of our design along with the installation of all the associated FF&E.

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1500 NICOLLET | Minneapolis, Minnesota

CONSTRUCTION / INSTALLATION

BKV works hand in hand with our clients, their general contractors, and installation teams throughout project construction. Timely communication is the key to implementation of a finished product that successfully realizes our clients vision.

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A-MILL ARTST LOFTS | Minneapolis, Minnesota

BRANDED ENVIRONMENTS

We are all designers storytellers.
Let us help you tell your next story.

At BKV Group, we have a design legacy of enriching lives and strengthening communities. We are a group of architects, engineers, and designers creating environments for people to gather, work, play, and live.

In our process, brand is a critical component which helps create the perfect project for our clients, and capture their stories for years after our work is done.

Our clients share their stories, their history, their goals, their fears, their wishes. And we listen. We study the site, the city, the comps. We gather all the information we possibly can. And then … we get creative.

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OUR SERVICES

Project Discovery

Project Messaging, Positioning & Strategy

Naming

Visual Identity/Logo

Brand Guidelines & Programming Standards

Digital & Print Collateral

Marketing Floor Plans

Promotional Merchandise Design

Environmental Design/Graphics

Visual Identity Systems (Wayfinding Signage)

Social Media Templates

Website Design

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN MISSION

Creating positive impacts on people, the planet, and providing the greatest value for our clients

VISION

Architecture is beautiful for the harmony it creates between itself, it’s environment, and its inhabitants. Sustainable design is the natural progression of that vision with BKV designed buildings always responding to their context — their location, their function, and how they are used by their occupants. BKV Group has a holistic vision for the building’s life-cycle to appropriately respond to context, function, and use. We leverage sustainable design strategies by tapping into a wide spectrum of knowledge — of architecture, interior design, urban planning, energy modeling, engineering, landscape architecture, technology and science — with our clients receiving the benefit of decades of collective professional expertise. In addition, because there is no predetermined outcome or prototypical concept, our process yields work of extraordinary originality, crafted to the specific needs of the site, user and circumstances.

FIRMWIDE SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATIONS

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USGBC LEED FITWEL WELL GREEN COMMUNITIES B3

COMMITMENT TO A CARBON-NEUTRAL PRACTICE

Memberships & Affiliations

AIA Materials Pledge, ASID Materials Pledge, Mindful Materials, B3 Guidelines

2030 Documentation

BKV’s Architects and Designers, Structural, and MEP Engineers report Embodied Carbon and Energy performance for all projects to AIA for 2030 green initiative records

Construction Standardization

Standard Method v1.1 (Greenguard, SCS, Indoor Advantage, FloorScore, CRI Green Label Plus)

Healthy Materials Promise

We work with our vendors to minimize the use of toxic materials and focus our specifications on non-toxic materials. Designers will seek certifications for the materials that are specified by HPD, EPD, Declare, Cradle to Cradle, Living Product, FSC, SCAQMD, CDPH Standard Method v1.1 Greenguard. SCS, Indoor Advantage, Floor Score, CRI Green Lable Plus

Healthy Community Building

Urban design and landscape architecture are critical components of human health

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GREENWAY HEIGHTS FAMILY HOUSING | Minneapolis,
Minnesota

AFFORDABLE HOUSING EXPERIENCE

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A-MILL ARTIST LOFTS

Minneapolis, Minnesota

OVERVIEW

Transit-oriented mixed-use development TYPE

Creative Adaptive Reuse / Artists Lofts - Affordable Housing

SIZE

Live/Work Lofts

251 units

1, 2, 3, 4 bedroom units

Below-grade parking

An ambitious restoration and redevelopment encompassing two city blocks of historic industrial structures, including the Pillsbury A-Mill constructed in 1881. A 251-unit affordable/subsidized live-work artist housing development, the design concept was driven by a respect for the historic strength and materials of the buildings and integrating state-ofthe-art infrastructure for the artists. Milling equipment was left in place and the old stone, concrete, and wood walls were highlighted with accent lighting to bring attention to the beauty of the iconic buildings.

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ARTIST LOFTS | Minneapolis, Minnesota
A-MILL
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CREST I & II

Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

OVERVIEW

Transit-oriented mixed-use development

Brooklyn Center is a vibrant and growing community with a diverse population, and conveniently located near downtown Minneapolis. The Crest I & II communities provide residents with all the amenities they need to live a sustainable and connected lifestyle. From spacious and secure parking, to outdoor patio areas, to direct access to the scenic Shingle Creek Region Trail and Centennial Park, Crest connects residents to comfort and community, both within their walls and in the wider neighborhood.

The design of the new building was influenced by the existing building. It incorporates the concepts into an updated and refined design look with a retro feel. The existing tower is formed by two tall masses connected by the center blue recessed space. The primary window banding also creates a strong horizontal rhythm on the main elevations. The new 5-story addition has strong corner masses and a recessed center of the building, responding to the existing massing but creating something unique.

TYPE Family - Affordable Housing SIZE 190,483 SF 171 affordable apartment units
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UNION FLATS

St. Paul, Minnesota

OVERVIEW

Transit-oriented mixed-use development

Union Flats Apartments in St. Paul, Minnesota is a project which seamlessly positions a 217 affordable apartment within highly desired dining, shopping, and entertainment venues. Complemented by a bold and colorful design, the building’s emphasis on art – visible from the front door to the courtyard – creates a dynamic experience for residents and visitors alike, resulting in an elegant merging of quality and affordability.

TYPE Family - Affordable Housing SIZE 316,896 SF 217 affordable apartment units
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UNION FLATS | St. Paul, Minnesota

SILVER SPRING ARTSPACE

Silver Spring, Maryland

OVERVIEW

Located just north of the heart of Washington, DC, Silver Spring has become a major business hub and hosts several multi-cultural festivals as well as a growing arts community. BKV Group is working with Artspace, Montgomery County, and the Montgomery Housing Partnership to develop the former Third District Police Station on Sligo Avenue into an arts center anchored by affordable live/ work housing. The former station, built in 1962, was Silver Spring’s first permanent police station and will be converted into working artist studios and creative spaces, providing opportunities for the area’s creative artists and organizations eager to find affordable workspace within the DC Metro area.

This project will create a strong anchor and transitional connection between the business district and residential neighborhoods. The site plan responds to the sensitivity of the neighborhood, while providing vital opportunities for job growth, affordable rental and for-sale housing, and support for the local creative economy.

TYPE Creative Adaptive Reuse - Affordable Housing SIZE 112,494 SF 11 Townhouses 68 affordable housing units
Modern Urban Living
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OVERVIEW

SCHARBAUER FLATS

Midland, Texas

Scharbauer Flats proposed in Midland, TX will offer 276-unit affordable apartment housing. The housing project is targeted to families earning 60% of the area median income or less. The project amenity spaces will include a Lobby, Clubroom, Fitness, Kids play room, Mail, and Facility Leasing/Management space. Outdoor amenities will include a shared outdoor courtyard space with amenities such as grilling stations and a pool.

TYPE Family - Affordable Housing SIZE 324,919 SF 276 units
area
27 acres
Transit-oriented mixed-use development
Site
is approximately
Affordable housing in (10-11) 3-story structures Wood-frame construction with surface parking
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UPPER POST FLATS

St. Paul, Minnesota

OVERVIEW

Transit-oriented mixed-use development

26 different residential buildings

On National Register of Historic Places

191 affordable housing units with a preference for veterans (5 mothballed buildings with 13 unit = 204 units total if all renovated)

This affordable housing project containing 26 different residential buildings will feature one-, two-, three-, four-, and five-bedroom apartment homes. The historic buildings at Fort Snelling Upper Post and the 41-acre site will be developed into about 191 affordable housing units with a preference for veterans (5 mothballed buildings with 13 unit = 204 units total if all renovated). The project will restore an important part of Minnesota’s history. The existing buildings were constructed between 1879 and 1939 for a variety of uses including housing, barracks, hospital, offices, gymnasium, fire station, guardhouse, bakery, and morgue. Exteriors of these buildings will be restored including rebuilding porches that no longer exist. The structures will be stabilized and rebuilt preserving their historic character. Existing windows are being restored, and new storm windows added for energy and acoustic performance. The amenities include a pool, club room, business center, fitness center, and playground.

TYPE Creative Adaptive Reuse - Affordable Housing SIZE 370,078 SF
units
192
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MILLBERRY APARTMENTS

St. Paul, Minnesota

OVERVIEW

Transit-oriented mixed-use development

Located at the former Weyerhaeuser lumber site in St. Paul, MN and phase one of a larger housing development that also includes a senior housing building. The building provides 121 units of affordable housing for families.

Interior design concepts are focused on: fresh, family, comfort and community, which can be seen throughout. Upon entering the building, a large lobby welcomes residents and guests with contrasting finishes and textures. There is a balance of wood on the floors and ceilings which carrys into the clubroom bringing warmth to the spaces. Multiple seating arrangements in the clubroom provide opportunities for gatherings, both large and small. A grand 2-story fireplace creates a focal feature in the space. A kitchenette flanked by built-in booths provides a cozy nook for residents to work or converse. A bright and fun indoor kids’ room with play structure, books, and interactive gaming system provides a space for even the littlest resident. The fitness center overlooks the play space allowing parents to watch their children as they work out. Wayfinding is found on corridor floors with color blocking and art playing off the history of the site, demographics, and interior design.

An outdoor courtyard off the clubroom provides dining options with grill stations, lounge space with firepit and an outdoor children’s play structure adjacent to the indoor play space complementing building amenities yearround. Access to walking and bike paths connect to the larger site and neighborhood.

TYPE Family / Senior - Affordable Housing SIZE 181,843 SF 4-story 121 units
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OVERVIEW

1500 NICOLLET Minneapolis, Minnesota

The development utilizes building entries, commercial space, and walkup live/work units to create an active street front and provide a continuation of the commercial corridor, “Eat Street.” The design is inspired by the context of the neighborhood, specifically courtyard style historic brick apartments and condominiums. The primary building materials of brick and cast stone masonry on the street fronts are compatible with the historic existing buildings in the neighborhood.

The massing reinvents the contextual influences by creating a single building broken into two courtyard “buildings” connected with a link. The courtyard of the north building is the primary public entry for the apartment building, recalling the historical entries. The first floor of the north building also contains the commercial space, entrance lobby, leasing office, club room, fitness space, and exterior courtyard public and private spaces facing Nicollet Ave. The south building has a courtyard facing west, toward the alley. This courtyard space operates as the building’s backyard and is dedicated as a children’s play area. A third central courtyard space is created between the two buildings, dedicated to the residents for grilling, seating, and landscaping. Additionally, the building features 117 below grade parking stalls as well as bicycle storage and repair.

TYPE Mixed-use Project - Affordable Housing SIZE 288,783 SF 6-story 183 Affordable Units 7,000 SF Retail Space 117 Below-grade Parking Stalls
Transit-oriented mixed-use development
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OVERVIEW

MILL CITY QUARTER

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mill City Quarter was the first phase of a 2-phase transit-oriented mixeduse development that transformed two large city-owned parking lots into two new residential buildings. The two residential buildings are divided by a pedestrian-friendly roadway – called a woonerf – that greatly enhances the connectivity from the Mill District neighborhood to the Mississippi River.

Constructed on the west half of the development, Mill City Quarter is a mixed-use affordable housing development consisting of 150 dwelling units including various 1- and 2-bedroom living environments, and 15,000 SF of commercial/retail space.

Amenities include a business center, clubroom, lounge, controlled entry, fitness center, laundry rooms, patio and grilling area, 231 below-grade parking spaces, bicycle storage, and the woonerf.

Transit-oriented
TYPE Creative Adaptive Reuse - Affordable Housing SIZE 152,000 SF 150 affordable units 80,000 SF parking
mixed-use project
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ELGIN ARTSPACE LOFTS

Elgin, Illinois

OVERVIEW

Transit-oriented mixed-use project

The growing community of Elgin, Illinois lies along the Fox River, 38 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. The Elgin Artspace Lofts were designed specifically for artists in this community, and they provide creative residents with a collaborative environment in which they can both live and work. In turn, these residents enliven Elgin’s unique sense of place — especially in the once-struggling downtown.

Elgin celebrated the Lofts’ opening in late 2012, and the units were leased to 100% capacity within the first month. The project is housed by two buildings: a renovated historic building and a modern new construction. The design combines the adaptive reuse of the vintage structure and a new three-story addition. The addition has a standalone appearance, but at the same time allows the beauty of the existing building to be experienced by the residents of the city. The buildings are united by a daylit one-story gallery space, which provides both exhibition space and an accessible entry to the units and courtyard.

Renewing this site transformed downtown into a livable, walkable, and inviting neighborhood by bringing full-time residents to an area that was formerly transient in nature.

TYPE
SIZE
SF
Creative Adaptive Reuse / Artists Lofts - Affordable Housing
80,889
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SCHMIDT ARTIST LOFTS

St. Paul, Minnesota

OVERVIEW

Transit-oriented mixed-use project

The adaptive reuse of the historic Schmidt Brewery into artist lofts continues the rich tradition of a 100-year-old neighborhood landmark in the city of St. Paul. After five years of planning and design, the team began turning the brewery’s 16 acres into the 350,000 SF Schmidt Artist Lofts. The scope involved restoring the structure’s exterior, which features crenelated towers and Gothic details, and converting the Brew House and Bottling House into 247 loft-style units. 13 town-homes with corbeled eaves and low-pitched roofs — evoking the nearby Stahlmann-SchmidtBremer House’s Italianate style — were also added to the site to provide a total of 260 units throughout the site.

TYPE
SIZE 350,000 SF 260 units
Creative Adaptive Reuse / Artists Lofts - Affordable Housing
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Circa 1950

BUZZA LOFTS OF UPTOWN Minneapolis, Minnesota

OVERVIEW

Transit-oriented mixed-use project

The Buzza Building in Uptown Minneapolis has been converted from a school and office complex into a 136-unit affordable housing complex. Located just south of the Midtown Greenway, the Buzza Lofts provide an easy commute to downtown with this popular bicycle and pedestrian route.

Amenities include a fitness center, lobby lounge, private courtyard with grilling stations and a fire pit, and rain gardens with extensive plantings and seating areas.

The building is listed on the Historic Register and BKV Group has worked to keep the historical character of the building in place. Many sustainable features have been incorporated with the renovation, providing better energy efficiency and a higher-quality living environment. The building is LEED Registered and currently seeking LEED Silver Certification.

TYPE Creative Adaptive Reuse - Affordable Housing SIZE 142,600 SF 136-unit
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FIVE15 ON THE PARK

Minneapolis, Minnesota

OVERVIEW

Transit-oriented mixed-use project

Located in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, this mixeduse and a mixed-income apartment development is home to a diverse population, bringing together individuals and families from all different backgrounds. The H-shaped complex sits across an entire city block and is designed to meet the needs of the community by welcoming people at street level and creating a neighborhood within itself. The project incorporates four buildings, two courtyards and a park across the street.

TYPE Mixed-use Project - Affordable Housing SIZE 353,859 SF 260 rental housing units at 50% and 60% AMI 5,800 SF of neighborhood-serving retail space
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GREENWAY HEIGHTS FAMILY HOUSING

Minneapolis, Minnesota

OVERVIEW

Transit-oriented mixed-use project

This project includes 42 two-, three- and four-bedroom units affordable to households earning less than 50% AMI. This project is responsive to market demand, particularly in light of the loss of affordable rental units to the foreclosure crisis, and addresses the housing needs created by the growth of larger families within the neighborhood. The building itself is designed to respond both contextually and culturally to the unique characteristics of the East Phillips neighborhood, incorporating the traditional design elements of the neighborhood while responding in a contemporary manner to both the site and the culture of the people.

TYPE Family - Affordable Housing SIZE 64,800 SF 4-story 42 units
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