more than shelter

The Opportunity Center of the Midpeninsula in Palo Alto, Calif., includes a ground-floor homeless services center and a mix of SRO and one- to twobedroom housing units. Designed by the firm of Rob Wellington Quigley, FAIA, it’s slated for completion next

Rob Quigley’s firm helped change the face of downtown San Diego in the late 1980s and early 1990s with bold designs for SRO hotels including La Pensione.

Rob Quigley’s firm helped change the face of downtown San Diego in the late 1980s and early 1990s with bold designs for SRO hotels including Island Inn.

Cities all over the Western United States sport Quigley-designed SROs. Alma Place (1997) is located in Palo Alto, Calif.

Island Inn

Rob Quigley’s firm helped change the face of downtown San Diego in the late 1980s and early 1990s with bold designs for SRO hotels including J Street Inn.

The project’s Craftsman-style details suit the neighborhood context.

The ramp from the ground to the second floor at Caldera Place apartment in Concord, Calif., allows wheelchair users an alternative to elevators.

The project’s Craftsman-style details suit the neighborhood context.

Mikiten’s firm won praise for the Adeline apartments in Berkeley, Calif.

This housing for the physically disabled uses exterior walkways to let more natural light into the units.

Mikiten’s firm won praise for the Adeline apartments (left, and opposite page, left), in Berkeley, Calif.

At the Lincoln Street apartments in Fremont, Calif., Mikiten designed a two-story interior ramp to ease accessibility for the community’s physically and developmentally disabled residents.

Lincoln Street apartments in Fremont, Calif.

Jacobson Silverstein Winslow/Degenhardt weaves outdoor spaces into its special-needs housing. Concord House shelters homeless people with HIV/AIDS

Dwight Way apartments houses individuals with physical disabilities

Laurel gardens will accommodate both the physically and the mentally disabled.

Dwight Way apartments

Join the Discussion

Please read our Content Guidelinesweaetxdyvaydzcwq before posting

Close X