Affordable Housing Project Harrington Heights Breaks Ground in East Village Downtown San Diego

On January 30th of this year, JWDA joined esteemed City Officials and project stakeholders to break ground on a new mixed-use residential development, Harrington Heights.  This project will provide relief for hundreds of the city’s lower income and homeless residents, as well as provide office space for the Alpha Project For The Homeless.  Various funding […] Learn More

Newly Completed Simone Little Italy is Certified LEED Gold

Simone is a new 395-unit residence located in one of the hottest zip codes of downtown San Diego: Little Italy.  Simone offers a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments and penthouses, with 32 of the 395 apartments set aside for low-income renters.  The project soars to new heights – literally – as the tallest […] Learn More

San Diego Architectural Foundation Tours Simone Little Italy

The San Diego Architectural Foundation toured Little Italy’s newest high rise, Simone.  At 36 stories, Simone is the tallest tower in Little Italy, equipped with spectacular views of downtown San Diego and the Marina.  Developed by Trammell Crow Residential (TCR), JWDA provided full architectural services on the project, with Parisa O’Connell serving as the Interior […] Learn More

High-rise Residence Simone Opens in Little Italy

Little Italy’s most sought-after address 1401 Union Street is now leasing.  At 36 stories, Simone will be the tallest tower in Little Italy, equipped with spectacular unobstructed views of downtown San Diego, the Marina, and Point Loma beyond.  Please visit Simone for more project information and this VIDEO to experience an aerial tour of the […] Learn More

Framework Wins 2023 Gold Nugget Award of Merit for Innovative Housing Concept

This year’s PCBC’s 2023 Gold Nugget Award (GNA) of Merit Winners includes JWDA’s Framework, a new mixed-use micro-apartment development located on a 10,000-SF corner lot in the East Village neighborhood of downtown San Diego.   Averaging 350-SF/unit, Framework targets the “missing” middle-income and affordable workforce housing market of the locality.  Framework is recipient of the GNA […] Learn More

JWDA Architects Celebrates Groundbreaking of ALX Camellia

Community leaders and city officials, including Mayor Todd Gloria, gathered alongside the JWDA team to celebrate the groundbreaking of ALX Camellia, a new 531-unit apartment and mixed-use development located along Convoy Street between Raytheon and Ronson Road in the Convoy District of the Kearny Mesa neighborhood of San Diego, California.  The Convoy District is among […] Learn More

800 Broadway tops out at 40 stories in downtown San Diego

JWDA in partnership with Chicago-based CA Ventures celebrated the topping out of 800 Broadway, a new 40-story residential tower in downtown San Diego.  The development is a mixed-use, multi-family apartment building comprised of a 40-story tower over a 6-story podium with 3 levels of subterranean parking. The 360,000-SF development fully utilizes the nearly half-acre site […] Learn More

Chelsea Investment Corp in partnership with JWDA Architects Wins Bid to Build the First Affordable Housing Project on SDSU Mission Valley Campus

San Diego State University (SDSU) selected the Chelsea Investment Corporation / JWDA team to develop the first affordable housing project as a part of the larger mixed-use SDSU Mission Valley campus.  At full build out, SDSU Mission Valley includes 80 acres of parks and open space, up to 4,600 market-rate and affordable housing units, 1.6 […] Learn More

UCSD is the new owner of Framework, a new micro-unit mixed use residence designed by JWDA located in East Village

The University of California San Diego (UCSD) recently purchased Framework – an 87-micro-unit mixed-use residence – to provide modern and efficient housing to faculty and staff for the downtown satellite campus.  JWDA Architects provided full architectural services on Framework from concept design and entitlement to completion.  Please watch this short VIDEO by Glenn Rose of […] Learn More

Alila Marea Encinitas Beach Resort Wins 2022 Best of LaCantina for Best Commercial Project

Alila Marea wins Best Commercial Project in this year’s Best of LaCantina competition.  Architizer sponsered the competition, with winners published on the Architizer website.  Project entries include submissions from architecture and design firms around the world, each integrating LaCantina’s doors and windows into their projects in innovative ways. The Alila Marea Beach Resort debuted in […] Learn More