Osborne Place

Located in Pacoima, California, the Osborne Place project reimagines affordable housing with the construction of five individual townhouses integrated with a 59-unit apartment complex.  Each townhouse is three stories and includes its own garage, a ground level foyer entry, a backyard, two bedrooms, one-and-a-half baths, a living and dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen.

The four-story Type V-A apartment complex includes a mix of studios, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom units over a partially subterranean Type I parking garage.  Once completed, the project will provide a range of affordable housing options ranging from very low to moderate.

The inspiration for Osborne Place comes from the Los Angeles-based social service organization, A Community of Friends (ACOF).  ACOF is dedicated to the housing, treatment and training for adults and families with special needs, and its tireless efforts have resulted in the completion of 35 properties throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Osborne Place will emphasize the utilization of energy efficient appliances, lighting fixtures and finishes and domestic solar hot water.  The project is pursuing a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver rating.


Developer:  A Community of Friends – www.acof.org
Architect:  Richard Barron Architects – www.richardbarron.com
General Contractor:  Alpha Construction – www.alphaconstruction.com