75 Arkansas Student Housing

The new development at 75 Arkansas Street in Potrero Hill is a component of California College of the Arts' (CCA) mission to expand their San Francisco campus and to provide affordable housing for their students.

Owner

SF Bay Limited Partners / California College of the Arts (master tenant)

Development Manager

Equity Community Builders

Location

San Francisco, CA

Size

64,000 sq. ft.

Stats

Targeting GreenPoints Platinum level

Image Credit

LMSA

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The project site sits at the transition between the large scale semi-industrial district to the north and the smaller scale residential neighborhood sloping up to the south. The mixed-use building will replace an existing non-historic warehouse and will be organized as a series of wings connected by daylight corridors organized around a central lobby and open daylight vertical stair. The three upper residential floors are designed as apartment-style student housing: each unit includes four bedrooms and two bathrooms organized around a central kitchen/dining/living room with a full height glazing and a projected bay. Each residential floor also contains a shared common room and laundry room.

The first floor is the center of student life activities with a 2,000 sq. ft. multi-purpose room that opens up to connect the two courtyards. Commercial space will be filled with tenants that support student and community needs,