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Monday, August 26, 2013

Bayview Hill Gardens moves toward completion

The Bayview Hill Gardens is moving right along at the corner of Third and Le Conte.   According to David Baker Architects,
Taking over the site of a disused motel, this project will provide green, supportive housing for formerly homeless families and bring new life and “eyes on the street” to the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco. 
The transit-oriented housing is well placed for residents without cars: It is adjacent to the Muni light rail line and will also provide social services on-site.  
The building steps down along the steep slope of Le Conte Street, its massing broken into discrete volumes to reflect the residential neighborhood fabric. The five-story building fronts both Le Conte and Third streets and wraps around a large communal courtyard that features many uses for the enjoyment of all residents.
Continue reading at David Baker Architects

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