Seventh and Coronado – Family Community
2614 W. 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057
68 Family Apartments
Pursuing LEED Silver Certification
Seventh and Coronado is a 68-unit, transit-oriented, community of affordable housing with social service space for large families.
Located along a major bus route with a stop in front of the building, the 100% affordable development offers 40 two-bedroom units, 24 three-bedroom units, and 4 four-bedroom units; underground parking, a spacious community room & learning center, laundry, central landscaped courtyards, balconies and patios.
Sustainable Design Green Elements
Seventh & Coronado, an infill development in the heart of the densely populated MacArthur Park area, combines smart growth and green building strategies. The design incorporated sustainable and environmentally conscious elements to pursue a Silver rating under LEED for Homes. Energy efficiency in design, material, and systems specification is an important consideration for healthy living. Each unit is designed to have 95% maximum day lighting (from two exposures) and flow-through ventilation. Some elements of Green Sustainable Design include:
- Photovoltaic solar energy system
- Energy Star appliances and energy efficient light fixtures
- Water-conserving low-flow fixtures, showerheads, and toilets
- Drought tolerant plants and water efficient irrigation.
- Close proximity to public transit, parks, community health services, retail and employment
- Use of non-toxic materials
- Improved indoor air quality and Natural Ventilation
- 100% smoke free
Seventh and Coronado is financed by a 99-year ground lease from the Community Foundation Land Trust, Low Income Housing Tax Credits (TCAC), CRA/LA, AHP, a Proposition 1C HCD Infill Infrastructure Grant and equity syndicated by Hudson Housing Capital. The construction lender is Bank of America.
Architect: Hatch-Colasuonno Studio
Scheduled Completion: December 2011
General Contractor: Westport Construction/ICON Builders