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atelier V’s Baker Street Village wins Chairman’s Award

By cr8ve
Mar 25, '13 8:07 PM EST

Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce’s highest honor goes to Baker Street Village

Atelier V: Architecture’s  ( Baker Street Village project has won the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce Beautiful Bakersfield Chairman’s Award.  The Chairman’s Award is the highest honor for best overall project.  The project also won the San Joaquin Valley Blueprint award for best mixed-use project.

Completed in October 2011, the Baker Street Mixed Use Project is a newly constructed 37-unit housing and commercial development in Old Town Kern, Bakersfield.   The Kern County Housing Authority (HACK) applied for and received an $8,059,521 Capital Fund Recovery Competition Grant to construct the Village. Bakersfield Redevelopment Agency committed $4,962,188 from California Housing Finance Agency and redevelopment low-mod housing funds for development and construction costs. These funds were used to construct a “for-rent” affordable family with  storefront retail project.

The project, features 24 newly constructed three-bedroom town homes at 1,893 square feet each with underground garages, and 13 one-bedroom loft style units at 1,130 square feet each, located above 9,975 square feet of community/commercial space. Phase I is operated and maintained by HACK with a minimum term of 55 years