The Nations Finest
TURNS OUT THE SEAT OF government also houses one of the strongest apartment markets in the nation.
Irvine, Calif.— Jamboree Housing Corp. has opened Granite Court Apartments.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. To keep hundreds of apartments at Spring Creek Gardens affordable, developers had to fight off a string of speculators who saw an opportunity to raise the rents.
Historic Rehab Finalists
DURAND, MICH. For some seniors here, their next apartment could have a familiar view.
METROPOLIS, ILL. Massac County Mental Health had trouble finding homes for its clients, so it took a leap and found a way to help build the needed housing.
Shaped by the Sun
Studio Gang's daylighting research informs the dynamic profile of a residential high-rise in Chicago
COLUMBUS, OHIO The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board recently approved more than $5 million to fund affordable housing;
NEW ORLEANS—Since the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina poured into the C.J. Peete public housing complex here, Jocquelyn Marshall and her son have traveled from an emergency shelter in Tunica, Miss., to an apartment in Houston, and then to an apartment in another New Orleans neighborhood.
Chicago— M&R Development has broken ground on Parc Huron, a 221-unit luxury high-rise in Chicago's River North neighborhood. The 21-story tower was originally planned as condominiums by developer Lennar Corp., but the company sold the site and plans to M&R last fall.
Making Room for Green
DEERFIELD BEACH, FLA.—While other developers are tightening their corporate belts, Carlisle Development Group found a surplus in the construction budget for its Tallman Pines redevelopment big enough to try green building, thanks to conservative budgeting and boom-time tax credit prices.