Unanimous Approval for Weingart Center

02.2019

2017-0515Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved entitlements for the Weingart Center to build long-term affordable housing in Skid Row.  The 12- and 18-story tower development is comprised of 382 apartments including 278 very-low income units and four manager units; support space for Weingart Center operations; and retail space at the ground floor.  Project amenities include classrooms, fitness center, multi-purpose space and a shared kitchen/dining facility to serve residents.  Several rooftop decks and terraces adorn the building exterior while a central courtyard connects the two towers.  Completion is slated for 2021.

JWDA team members Joseph O. Wong, FAIA; Matthew Geaman, AIA, LEED AP; Sophia Del Mar English, LEED AP; Zhuoxin Fang, RA, LEED AP; and Eduardo Franco.

Read more about the project here.

 

 

 

Owner: Weingart Center Association

Developer: Chelsea Investment Corporation

Civil Engineer: Fuscoe Engineering, Inc.

Landscape Architect: AHBE Landscape Architect

 

Unanimous Approval for Weingart Center

02.2019

Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved entitlements for the Weingart Center to build long-term affordable housing in Skid Row.  The 12- and 18-story tower development is comprised of 382 apartments including 278 very-low income units and four manager units; support space for Weingart Center operations; and retail space at the ground floor.  Project amenities include […] Learn More

Construction Starts on $110 million Encinitas Beach Resort

01.2019

First envisioned in 1989, the construction of the Encinitas Beach Resort is finally underway this new year.  JWDA was retained by JMI Realty and Fenway Capital Advisors for full architectural services on the project.  The Resort will be managed by Two Roads Hospitality and carry the brand of the Alila Hotel and Resorts, based in […] Learn More

San Diego City Council Approves 6th & Olive Tower

01.2019

204 new homes are coming to Bankers Hill.  San Diego City Council unanimously approved the 20-story mixed-use tower late Monday afternoon with strong support demonstrated by city leaders, public officials and community groups including the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and the nonprofit Climate Action Campaign.   JWDA was retained by Greystar to provide full […] Learn More

Civic San Diego Approves Union & Ash Residential Tower

01.2019

A 36-story residential tower with 395 apartments is coming to Little Italy.   Civic San Diego unanimously approved the design in December 2018.  JWDA was retained by Trammell Crow Residential to provide full architectural services for the project. The tower contains a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, with 32 of the 395 units set […] Learn More

Civic San Diego Unanimously Approves Design for 13th & Broadway

01.2019

Civic San Diego unanimously approved the design for 13th & Broadway, an affordable housing tower in the East Village.  JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation to provide entitlement design services for the project. The 14-story, 273-unit tower contains a mix of studio and two-bedroom units, with nearly 50% of the units set aside for […] Learn More

ENR California Awards Atmosphere with Best Projects 2018

01.2019

Atmosphere has been honored with an Award of Merit for the Excellence in Safety category by ENR California Best Projects 2018. Each year, ENR California assembles an independent group of judges to review, score and determine final winners.  Work was evaluated on the ability of the project team to overcome challenges; contribution to the industry […] Learn More

UTC Luxury Apartment Tower slated to open in early 2019

11.2018

JWDA was retained by Westfield Group to perform full architectural services on a 23-story luxury apartment tower in University Town Center, La Jolla, California.  The topping-out ceremony was celebrated earlier this month with completion slated for early 2019.  This is Westfield’s first residential project in the United States. The 300-unit development features studios, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units, all with private balconies.  Amenities […] Learn More

Construction Begins on 137-unit affordable project in San Ysidro

10.2018

JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation on a 137-unit affordable apartment complex in San Ysidro.  Construction began in September with a projected completion of late fall 2019.  This $43.2 million project is comprised of six three-story buildings at Paseo La Paz.  The San Diego Housing Commission and Casa Familiar have partnered with Chelsea and […] Learn More

Design Approval for Monsaraz Inn, A Hilton Tapestry Collection

08.2018

The City of San Diego and Planning Commission recently approved the design for Monsaraz Inn, A Tapestry Collection by Hilton located at Garrison St and Rosecrans in Point Loma.  JWDA is providing full architectural services on the project. The nearly 50,000-SF Monsaraz Inn is comprised of 92 guestrooms with amenities including a grand lobby, lounge, […] Learn More

Amid San Diego’s housing crisis, micro-unit developer works to clear path for more micro-housing

08.2018

Micro-Units in San Diego As a big proponent of Urbanism and forward-thinking trends, JWDA is excited to be a part of the design team for The Nook.  There is strong individual, community and city support for developing micro-units in San Diego; and projects like The Nook will soon transform our traditional ideas on urban housing. […] Learn More

Unanimous Approval for Weingart Center

02.2019

Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved entitlements for the Weingart Center to build long-term affordable housing in Skid Row.  The 12- and 18-story tower development is comprised of 382 apartments including 278 very-low income units and four manager units; support space for Weingart Center operations; and retail space at the ground floor.  Project amenities include […] Learn More

Construction Starts on $110 million Encinitas Beach Resort

01.2019

First envisioned in 1989, the construction of the Encinitas Beach Resort is finally underway this new year.  JWDA was retained by JMI Realty and Fenway Capital Advisors for full architectural services on the project.  The Resort will be managed by Two Roads Hospitality and carry the brand of the Alila Hotel and Resorts, based in […] Learn More

San Diego City Council Approves 6th & Olive Tower

01.2019

204 new homes are coming to Bankers Hill.  San Diego City Council unanimously approved the 20-story mixed-use tower late Monday afternoon with strong support demonstrated by city leaders, public officials and community groups including the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and the nonprofit Climate Action Campaign.   JWDA was retained by Greystar to provide full […] Learn More

Civic San Diego Approves Union & Ash Residential Tower

01.2019

A 36-story residential tower with 395 apartments is coming to Little Italy.   Civic San Diego unanimously approved the design in December 2018.  JWDA was retained by Trammell Crow Residential to provide full architectural services for the project. The tower contains a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, with 32 of the 395 units set […] Learn More

Civic San Diego Unanimously Approves Design for 13th & Broadway

01.2019

Civic San Diego unanimously approved the design for 13th & Broadway, an affordable housing tower in the East Village.  JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation to provide entitlement design services for the project. The 14-story, 273-unit tower contains a mix of studio and two-bedroom units, with nearly 50% of the units set aside for […] Learn More

ENR California Awards Atmosphere with Best Projects 2018

01.2019

Atmosphere has been honored with an Award of Merit for the Excellence in Safety category by ENR California Best Projects 2018. Each year, ENR California assembles an independent group of judges to review, score and determine final winners.  Work was evaluated on the ability of the project team to overcome challenges; contribution to the industry […] Learn More

UTC Luxury Apartment Tower slated to open in early 2019

11.2018

JWDA was retained by Westfield Group to perform full architectural services on a 23-story luxury apartment tower in University Town Center, La Jolla, California.  The topping-out ceremony was celebrated earlier this month with completion slated for early 2019.  This is Westfield’s first residential project in the United States. The 300-unit development features studios, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units, all with private balconies.  Amenities […] Learn More

Construction Begins on 137-unit affordable project in San Ysidro

10.2018

JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation on a 137-unit affordable apartment complex in San Ysidro.  Construction began in September with a projected completion of late fall 2019.  This $43.2 million project is comprised of six three-story buildings at Paseo La Paz.  The San Diego Housing Commission and Casa Familiar have partnered with Chelsea and […] Learn More

Design Approval for Monsaraz Inn, A Hilton Tapestry Collection

08.2018

The City of San Diego and Planning Commission recently approved the design for Monsaraz Inn, A Tapestry Collection by Hilton located at Garrison St and Rosecrans in Point Loma.  JWDA is providing full architectural services on the project. The nearly 50,000-SF Monsaraz Inn is comprised of 92 guestrooms with amenities including a grand lobby, lounge, […] Learn More

Amid San Diego’s housing crisis, micro-unit developer works to clear path for more micro-housing

08.2018

Micro-Units in San Diego As a big proponent of Urbanism and forward-thinking trends, JWDA is excited to be a part of the design team for The Nook.  There is strong individual, community and city support for developing micro-units in San Diego; and projects like The Nook will soon transform our traditional ideas on urban housing. […] Learn More