ICON: The New Carver apartments stand on the corner of Hope street in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s a white, round building that seems to have come undone in places. Apart from its proximity to Interstate 10, there is little unusual about this block of flats – an architectural monolith in an up-and-coming area of LA. That is, until you step inside.
About Heidi Genrich
Heidi Genrich is the Communications Manager at Skid Row Housing Trust. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entries by Heidi Genrich
Monument Magazine Issue 102: Michael Maltzan delivers an ambitious vision for social housing.
Letter from America: Michael Maltzan in California
by Raymund Ryan
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announces award to support Skid Row Housing Trust’s work to solve chronic homelessness in downtown LA.
The Architects Newspaper: Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects creates playful new home for LA’s design-forward affordable housing developer
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan speaks during a visit to the site of the New Genesis development, accompanied by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, and Councilwoman Jan Perry.
KPCC: Residential and commercial construction jobs are hard to come by these days. But the New Genesis Apartments project will keep plumbers, electricians and welders busy for the next year.
C Magazine: Longing to replace your tired tableware with some new Heath, but aren’t sure what to do with what’s currently in your cupboard? In a few days, you’ll be able to buy pieces from the classic California ceramic company (at a discount!) and help Southern Californians in need.
Project 50 marks a dramatic shift in homeless policy. Instead of funding temporary-fix shelters and apartments that typically house Skid Row’s highest-functioning residents, it focused housing, medical care and social services on the most down and out.
LA Downtown News: Housing Complex Serves Some of County’s Most at-Risk Residents