A new Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) project is now leasing at 555 South Crocker Street in Downtown, Los Angeles. The project proposal includes the development of Weingart Tower 1, the Permanent Supportive Housing project is designed to provide high-quality apartment living tailored for residents who require supportive services.
Weingart Center, in partnership with Chelsea Investment Corporation is the project developer. AXIS/GFA is the project architect. Initial entitlement designs were provided by Joseph Wong Design Associates.
Weingart Tower 1 is a 19-story building that brings a mix of 228 studios, 47 one-bedroom apartments, and three additional one-bedroom units designated for on-site property management. Out of the total, 40 income-based units are reserved for Veteran households meeting certain qualifications.
Renderings reveal a contemporary design expressed in glass-and-steel exterior, serving as an addition to the aesthetics of the downtown region. The tower will rise to a height of 200 feet.
Residents at Weingart Tower 1 will have access to a suite of comprehensive support services provided by the Weingart Center. These services are designed to ensure housing stability and address the health and wellness needs of the residents. “From enhancing life skills to providing substance use referrals and employment assistance, the array of services is extensive and multifaceted,” the website states.
Residential units will be equipped with heating, air conditioning, a full kitchen, a television, and a private bathroom. Onsite residential amenities include a fitness room, computer lab, career center, library, bicycle storage, laundry facilities, and terraces with community gardens. The proximity to the Metro enhances accessibility for residents. The presence of a Resident Services Coordinator ensures regular community events, contributing to a vibrant and supportive community atmosphere. Rooftop solar panels will both reduce the building’s environmental footprint, as well as reduce operating costs for increased program delivery.
Availability and application information can be found here.