Hilldale Element: Nine Fee-Simple Townhomes
Size: 17,320 s.f. (+ 1,900 s.f. per dwelling)
Program: Nine Fee-Simple Townhomes
Workplays Studio* Architecture
Ric. Abramson FAIA, Principal
Atelier KL Design
Karim Ladjili, Principal
Location: West Hollywood, CA
Landscape Architect: Aron Nussbaum
Civil Engineer: John Vlassis
Land Use: Jeffrey Seymour
Currently in entitlement process
This project proposes a sustainability-driven housing pattern of land use that moves away from less effective but very common means of constructing housing on concrete podiums over subterranean garages. Instead, the proposed nine townhome units development reflects a flexible, lifestyle-based housing pattern configured as a series of fee-simple, multiple-single family townhouse dwelling units that fit very well within the stated goals of the community as expressed in the City's General Plan, neighborhood outreach efforts and adopted policies.
Since this project is conceived as part of an eco-friendly, sustainable housing pattern it further meets State housing objectives. California Housing Element Law requires that the City's RHNA compliance to be consistent with the following objectives: increasing the housing supply and mix of housing types, tenure, and affordability; promoting infill development and socio-economic equity, protecting environmental and agricultural resources, and encouraging efficient development patterns; promoting an improved intraregional relationship between jobs and housing; and balancing the distribution of households by income category. This type of living opportunity can address a clear need for expanding workforce housing opportunities that have been a central theme not only in West Hollywood but throughout the Southern California basin for years now.