Located within the pedestrian friendly Baldwin Park Village Center and oriented towards a public park, Azul Baldwin Park is a 178-unit multifamily community with the style of a boutique hotel. The architecture draws upon traditional coastal vernacular with Mediterranean details blending seamlessly with the aesthetic of the traditional neighborhood development. The community is integrated into the existing transportation network and offers tuck-under parking beneath two of the buildings with additional surface parking linked to the rear of the property. Azul Baldwin Park is LEED certified.
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Once a vital distribution center for the Mid-South, the 1,500,000-square-foot historic Sears building (1927) has been dormant for over 20 years. A herculean revitalization effort is now moving forward thanks to an extraordinary collaboration of local institutions. LRK is working with a non-profit arts-based organization and its partners to redevelop the 10–story building into a “vertical urban village” that integrates residential, commercial, retail, health and wellness, arts and culture, and education. The design weaves a purposeful collection of diverse tenants and varied uses into a precedent-setting mixed-use community that will serve as an anchor and catalyst for further revitalization and economic development in the surrounding neighborhood.
Saddle Creek Shops, widely regarded as the first lifestyle center developed in the US, is undergoing an expansion and renovation designed to enhance the existing shops and restaurants of this premier shopping district. Saddle Creek’s 140,000 square feet of shopping and dining venues are set in a walkable pedestrian-oriented landscape with a timeless blend of contemporary and transitional architecture, all within the City of Germantown’s Smart Growth District.
Situated on two blocks that front Centennial Olympic Park Drive, just north of the location of the 1996 summer Olympic Games, the project site is bisected by Simpson Street. With a 35-foot grade change across the two sites, the architecture along Centennial Hill is traditional while it transitions to more contemporary alongside Centennial Olympic Park. Each block boasts three distinct building styles to preserve the diverse character of the neighborhood and allow a more graceful massing transition as the buildings step down the hill.
This home combines timeless charm with maximum modern livability and the latest in technology. The design of the open foyer and dining room limits typical wasted space. From the kitchen you are able to view the open family room, breakfast room and outdoor room beyond. Planned for today’s family, the home features an office just off the friend’s entry, his and her closets in the master bedroom with an “early morning entry” in his closet, a second bedroom downstairs, and an outdoor grilling area just off the screened outdoor room. Upstairs features a unique bunk room, a kids study, media room, and two bedrooms with walk-in closets and direct access to private bathrooms. The home makes for easy daily living with many thoughtful features incorporated, even a “back saving” raised dishwasher.