LA Times Blog: “It’s been an evolution for us and for the industry as a whole,” said Molly Rysman, director of special projects for the trust. “We always knew the people we served deserved well-designed housing, but we didn’t always know how critical a role it plays in healing.”
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Heidi Genrich is the Communications Manager at Skid Row Housing Trust. You can contact her at email@example.com.
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LA Times: he Charles Cobb, designed by the Pasadena architecture firm Kivotos Montenegro Partners Inc., opened in early April to provide apartments for chronically homeless and disabled people. It was built by the Skid Row Housing Trust for $13.1 million and includes first-floor offices for healthcare, case management and other services — a combination known as supportive housing.
Architect Magazine: At six stories tall, the New Carver Apartments doesn’t exactly tower over the Santa Monica Freeway that zips past its windows. Yet the drumlike structure is impossible to miss, even at 65 miles per hour. Los Angeles–based architect Michael Maltzan’s design is as formally iconic as the cylindrical Capitol Records building, which makes the fact that it was built for one of L.A.’s neediest populations—the chronically homeless—even more surprising than the novel architectural expression.
La Opinión: Aunque las grúas ya no son el ‘pájaro’ más abundante en el centro de Los Ángeles, en los próximos días habrá una nueva operando en el 458 sur de la calle Main.
Curbed LA: Skid Row Housing Trust, the group behind homeless/low-income housing like the lauded Rainbow and New Carver apartment buildings, began work yesterday on their latest downtown-area project: the 106-unit, $22.3 million mixed-use Genesis Apartments.
KPCC: The New Genesis apartments on Main Street near 5th in downtown L.A. will be open for business later this year.
LA Downtown News: Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground – Nonprofit developer Skid Row Housing Trust held a groundbreaking ceremony this morning for its affordable housing project the New Genesis Apartments.
blogdowntown: Representatives from the City and the building trades join Skid Row Housing Trust in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the New Genesis housing project.
New permanent supportive housing development with commercial space for community retail creates jobs, saves taxpayer dollars and brings to life a new model of economic revitalization.
NY Times: Over the past 16 years he has worked on several housing projects for the homeless and an arts complex for underprivileged children that are remarkable for their architectural sophistication and their spirit of public service.