The development brings 200 residences and 10,000 sf of neighborhood-serving retail to the developing area. The retail arcade wraps around the corner at Mission Bay Boulevard North, creating a lively interaction with the adjacent UCSF campus.
The large building steps down from five stories at the west side of the block to four stories toward the east. The massing is broken into discrete volumes to create a varied, interesting, and accessible street edge.
This high-density design is located along the Fourth Street bicycle route and adjacent to the Third Street Light Rail. It features 200 secure residential bicycle parking spaces as well as visitor bicycle parking.
The design incorporates a series of complementary sustainable strategies—such as energy efficiency, domestic solar hot-water panels, and drought-tolerant landscaping—to achieve a high GreenPoint Rating.