For Homeless Woman A New Home

For Homeless Woman A New Home

Client: Downtown Women's Center Organization
Partner in Charge: Maureen Sullivan
LEED Gold 2011

Downtown Women's Center

Downtown Women's Center

The new Downtown Women’s Center facility currently occupies an existing 6-story industrial building on San Pedro Street near the intersection with 3rd Street in the heart of Los Angeles’ skid row. The expanded program included 72 supportive housing apartments, a day center, a medical clinic, a retail store, and administrative offices.

The new facility was opened to personnel and public in 2011.

PROJECT TEAM

V. Joseph Pica – Principal
Carol Chacon – Designer
Maria Gil – Designer
Araceli Gonzalez – Designer

Mimi Pon – Designer
Anne Wong – Project Manager

PROJECT INFO

Client: Downtown Women's Center
Project Size: 69,000 SF
Opening Date: 2011
Construction Cost: $26,000,000

PROJECT AWARDS

2014 – Preservation Design Award
CA Preservation Foundation
2011 – National Preservation Honor Award
National Trust for Historic Preservation
2011 – Preservation Award
Los Angeles Conservancy
2011 – Best Design Quality Award
Corporation for Supportive Housing

Photography by Randall Michelson

LOS ANGELES

5900 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1540
Los Angeles, California 90036

Tel: (323) 653 7124

SAN DIEGO

350 Eleventh Avenue, Suite 124
San Diego, California 92101

Tel: (619) 450 6200

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