January 22, 2010

Abandoned Site Becomes Solar Apartment Complex


What was once an abandoned industrial site in Oakland, California, has become a 99-unit housing development that cost over $41 million to complete. The Ironhorse at Central Station not only has a unique name, it has affordable one, two and 3 bedroom apartments that are solar powered. They have a total of 185 photovoltaic modules and 42 solar water heating collecting. Designed by David Baker and Associates, and built by J.H. Fitzmaurice, the Bridge Housing owned complex targets families with incomes from $18,000 to $50,000. The company is accepting applications now.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at January 22, 2010 9:05 AM
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