Other Location Info
The project site is located mid-block on W. Weddell Drive between N. Mathilda Avenue and Borregas Avenue. Currently, the site contains four apartment buildings that provide 62 units, surface parking for its residents and guests, ancillary structures, and mature landscaping. The site is bounded by a hotel and an 8-unit apartment building to the west, Orchard Garden Park and the John W. Christian greenbelt as well as single family homes to the north, 44-unit two-story apartment complex to the east, and W. Weddell Drive to the south. Weddell Drive runs parallel to Hwy 101 and the Hwy 101 northbound off-ramp. There is an existing sound wall along the project site’s freeway frontage. The site is currently served by a public sidewalk and Class 3 bike route along the project frontage.
This project is for a SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT to redevelop an existing affordable housing development for a total of 123 affordable units. The proposal consists of demolition of a 32-unit apartment building, construction of 93 residential units in a new six-story building, rehabilitation of the existing 30-unit apartment building and installation of related site improvements located on a 1.72-acre site.