Supportive Housing

YouthLink and Downtown View Apartments Wins Merit Award 3600 2400 UrbanWorks Architecture

YouthLink and Downtown View Apartments Wins Merit Award

via AIA Minnesota AIA Minneapolis has announced the 2019 Merit Award recipients which includes YouthLink and Downtown View. Youthlink is a non-profit organization that works with homeless youth, ages 16-23. Located in downtown Minneapolis, they have over 40 years of experience connecting young people with resources and support – be it a hot shower or warm meal, assistance with…

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66 West is the recipient of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition’s 2018 Edson Award for Special Needs Housing 750 410 UrbanWorks Architecture

66 West is the recipient of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition’s 2018 Edson Award for Special Needs Housing

66 West is the recipient of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition‘s 2018 Edson Award for Special Needs Housing! This award recognizes Low Income Housing Tax Credit developments at the forefront of creating stronger, healthier communities nationwide. Read more

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Homeless shelter projects take persistence 620 330 UrbanWorks Architecture

Homeless shelter projects take persistence

via Finance & Commerce “Even as developers and builders complete new shelters for the homeless, they say they can’t keep up with the demand. A private contractor and two affordable housing developers described their recent projects and the Twin Cities area’s challenges at the “Impact of Real Estate Decisions on Homelessness” forum sponsored by the…

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Once homeless, young adults settle in at new apartment complex in Edina 2000 1333 UrbanWorks Architecture

Once homeless, young adults settle in at new apartment complex in Edina

via Star Tribune “A new supportive housing complex is the first of its kind in the west metro.” “Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, the developer, held a grand opening last week for the $11.4 million complex.  It’s the third project of its kind that Beacon has developed and is its first in the suburbs. The nonprofit…

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Edina Apartments for Homeless Youth: Grand Opening 600 450 UrbanWorks Architecture

Edina Apartments for Homeless Youth: Grand Opening

via Edina Patch “Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative will host a grand opening celebration for 66 West Apartments at 5 p.m. Thursday, August 3. Located at 3330 W. 66th Street in Edina, the 39-unit building provides homes and supportive services to young adults age 16-24.” “‘We believed that 66 West would transform lives through supportive housing,…

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One mom made Cornerstone Creek development for disabled adults a reality 2000 1517 UrbanWorks Architecture

One mom made Cornerstone Creek development for disabled adults a reality

via Star Tribune “The inspiration for Linda Bialick’s first — and last — development project was born decades before the first bulldozer arrived on the job site. Thirty years ago, after her daughter was born with Down syndrome, the stay-at-home mom began to realize that children with developmental disabilities didn’t have the same educational, social…

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New Cornerstone Creek apartments may be first of their kind 620 330 UrbanWorks Architecture

New Cornerstone Creek apartments may be first of their kind

via Finance & Commerce “Earlier this year, Jewish Housing and Programming members and a nonprofit co-developer opened an apartment complex that they believe is the first independent housing of its kind for adults with developmental disabilities. The 45-unit Cornerstone Creek complex…in Golden Valley, was designed with a focus on “creating community,” said lead architect David…

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Hennepin County awards nearly $5M in housing grants 2262 1131 UrbanWorks Architecture

Hennepin County awards nearly $5M in housing grants

via Finance & Commerce “Hennepin County has chosen 16 projects within its borders for grants fostering transit-oriented development and affordable housing. On May 2, the county’s Housing and Redevelopment Authority awarded $2.75 million to projects that promise to create affordable housing, and gave $2.2 million to developments springing up along transit lines.” Among the projects receiving…

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J-HAP Changes Housing for Developmentally Disabled Adults 4000 2263 UrbanWorks Architecture

J-HAP Changes Housing for Developmentally Disabled Adults

via TCJewfolk.com “What’s inside the four-month-old building…is a community and agency that is unique to the Twin Cities – and possibly the country.” Cornerstone Creek is an affordable housing building that’s the home to Jewish Housing and Programming (J-HAP), the 10-year-old agency that is part of the team that opened the 45-unit apartment building in January…

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YouthLink, PPL break ground on $17M project 1289 643 UrbanWorks Architecture

YouthLink, PPL break ground on $17M project

via Finance & Commerce “A $17 million housing project for homeless youths is officially under construction in downtown Minneapolis. Minneapolis-based YouthLink and Project for Pride in Living broke ground Tuesday on the five-story, 46-unit building at 41 N. 12th St. Known as “Downtown View,” the building will connect to YouthLink’s existing headquarters. The project, designed by…

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