This project is located in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) District near the corner of Fifth & Howard Streets. 921 Howard will be a Type 1A, 18-story 100% affordable housing high-rise with 203 apartments and ground-floor retail. Scope includes amenity space on the 2nd floor, a shared landscaped terrace on the 3rd floor, laundry facilities, and bike parking space. This project is aiming to meet GreenPoint Rated (GPR) standards, a green building designation for residential projects in California.
Swinerton will also deliver the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing & Community Development requirements, which includes a 20% subcontract amount for Small/Local Businesses.
Preconstruction services for new construction of 203 low income and moderate income units. The project site is located at 921 Howard Street and consists of an assembly of existing lots. The final lot configurations will have internal property lines to the East and West with frontage on Howard Street to the North and Tehama Street (alley) to the South. Two (2) level commercial buildings and a surface parking lot are currently located on the site and will be demolished by separate permit. All shoring and excavation, if required, will be completed under separate permit. The proposed project consists of an 18-story, 180 foot high, high-rise residential-rental mixed-use building. No below grade program area is proposed. The ground floor includes retail and elevator lobby entrance for residents with access from Howard Street, single level residential units, bike parking, and utility rooms. A private landscaped terrace for common residential use is located on the 3rd floor and private residential balconies are located at East facing units and residential units on the 9th floor facing Howard Street. An amenity space and laundry room are located on the 2nd floor with an additional laundry room located on the 7th and 11th floors. The structure will be type IA concrete frame with concrete shear walls and deep foundations.