Net-Zero Artist Lofts in the Catskills

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Net-Zero Artist Lofts in the Catskills

Integral Studios designed this five-home, net-zero, artist-loft project in the Catskills in 2019-20. However, the project was stalled due to the Covid crisis. The homes were to share a solar collector field sufficient to power and heat the homes and their electric vehicles. Excess power was to be sold back to the power company. All …

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Electric ArtBlock

Electric Avenue, Venice, CA

size: 27,964 SF

type: Artist Live-Work

Electric ArtBlock was the first new construction Artist Live/Work Loft project built on the West Coast. A 27,964 square foot, 20 unit artist loft live/work project in Venice, California, it was developed and built between 1988 and 1991 on a 17,500 square foot lot. Located on an abandoned and derilict former electric railroad track bed …

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Plaza West

Sunrise Highway, Freeport, Long Island, NY

size: 225,000 SF

type: Transportation Oriented Design & Mixed-Use

A mixed use Transit Oriented Design (TOD) project containing 25,000 sf of Retail and 224 rental apartment units. Glenn Erikson headed up the Time Equities team and in conjunction with FxFowle Architects won a competitive RFP to develop this site, a portion of which was underneath the Freeport LIRR train station. Construction documents were begun …

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661 Vernon Annex

Venice, CA

size: 1,800 SF

type: Studio/Living

The 661 Vernon Annex was a proposed 1,800 SF Studio and Master Bedroom annex to an existing 1,356 SF four bedroom former rental house on a 4,802 SF lot at 661 Vernon Avenue in the Oakwood section of Venice, CA, designed by Glenn Erikson, PhD, AIA. The existing house was purchased in 1990 and this …

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Queens West

Long Island City, NY

size: 3,000,000 SF

type: Master Plan

Queens West was a 3,000,000 SF Master Plan Proposal. The Queens West Development Corporation RFP called for a design and financing proposal for eleven buildings totaling 3,400 units and 2,000 parking spaces in underground garages when completed. Time Equities, Inc. with FXFowle Architects responded to a Request For Proposals (RFP) from the Queens West Development …

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Simone Hotel

520 San Julien Street, Los Angeles, CA

size: 122 units on 5 floors

type: residential

The Simone Hotel contains 122 supportive housing Single Room Occupancy (SRO) units on 5 floors. It is located on San Julian Street, otherwise known as Skid Row, in Downtown Los Angeles.

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Westbeth Center for the Arts

55 Bethune Street, Greenwich Village, New York, NY

size: 384 units

type: Artist lofts and Commercial

The original Westbeth conversion from Bell Laboratory’s use (1868-1966) to Artist Housing ¬†(opening in 1970) was one of the first such adaptive reuses in the country, and remains the largest. ¬† In so doing, it provides an extraordinary example of how we can work to solve the acute need for¬†affordable housing and studios for artists …

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Franklin Lofts

945 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY

size: 96,024 SF

type: Artist Loft Co-op

In 2005 the non-profit developer Artopolis, in partnership with Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), purchased this site containing five interconnected industrial buildings with two single homes from the 1800’s. ¬†The buildings, which were used most¬†recently as warehousing and manufacturing facilities, are originally thought to have¬†been part of the circa-1900 Nassau Brewery complex, and later during WWII …

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Main Street Mews

70 South Main Street, Freeport, NY

size: 24,000 SF

type: Live/Work Lofts and Retail

Main Street Mews is a live/work loft project located in Freeport, NY. This¬†three-story¬†brick¬†building is located on the west side of South Main Street between Merrick Avenue and Sunrise Highway. ¬†It contains approximately 5,000 SF of retail on the ground floor facing¬†downtown¬†Freeport’s busy Main Street, 16 live/work lofts on the second and third floors, and a …

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Vesta Lofts

2100 S. Indiana Avenue, Chicago, IL

size: 85,000 SF

type: Loft Apartments and Retail

Vesta Lofts¬†was¬†home to the Vesta Battery Company a century ago, and was converted into 59 loft apartments and 10,000 SF of retail space by Time Equities and JK Equities, and in the process¬†was named to the National Registry of Historic Places. ¬†The interiors express 100 year old exposed brick and heavy timber, oversized historic windows, …

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