New design changes have been proposed for an affordable housing project at 170 North Halstead Street in Pasadena. The project proposal includes the construction of a six-story building offering residential units at affordable rates and onsite service assistance.
San Diego-based CPR Affordable Housing and Community Development is the project developer. Shelter Architects is responsible for the designs.
Pasadena Design Commission recently reviewed the updated aesthetics proposed for an affordable housing complex first reviewed in June. Named The Rose Town Apartments, plans call for the construction of a six-story building featuring 48 apartments along with one manager’s unit. Upon completion all apartments will be available as affordable rental units. As with the previous iteration, onsite amenities includes a children’s play area, offices for staff, a computer room, and a lounge.
The project previously was a seven-story building with a garage on the ground floor. The façade featured much complex design elements with multi-colored elements and differing window types.
The project site is located a short walk from Metro’s Sierra Madre Villa Station. The estimated construction timeline has