Kelly Cullen Community

Renovation of a historic structure built in the early 1900s into a 9-story, 174-unit affordable housing development. The project included seismic strengthening with new interior shear walls, structural modifications to capture additional floor space, and careful preservation and restoration of historic elements. Amenities include a gymnasium, a theater/auditorium, a café, laundry facilities, multipurpose spaces, a childcare center, and a health clinic.

Address: 220 Golden Gate Avenue

City: San Francisco

Size: 152,320 s.f. / 174 units

Owner: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC)

CM: Gilbert Chan

Architect: Gelfand Partners

Green Communities Certified

AIA/HUD Secretary's Award - "Creating Community Connection" Categoy - 2014

Business Times Real Estate Deals of the Year, Winner Best Residential Affordable - 2013

National Housing & Rehabilitation Association - J. Timothy Anderson Award - Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation - 2013

AIASF Honor Award - Historic Preservation - 2013

National Trust for Historic Preservation - National Preservation Honor Award - 2013

California Preservation Foundation - Preservation Design Award - Rehabilitation - 2013

California Office of Historic Preservation - Governor’s Historic Preservation Award - 2013

Affordable Housing Finance - Readers’ Choice Awards - Historic Rehab Winner - 2013