Pappageorge Haymes Partners

Pappageorge Haymes Partners

Chicago, IL


East Village

Situated on a 45,000 square-foot lot at Park Boulevard and G Street in Downtown San Diego, this mixed-use project is conceived as a piece of sculpture, intended as a poised and urbane presence within the East Village neighborhood. Designed as a singular object, its façade is modulated by a carefully-scaled, dynamic interplay between solid and void. The residential floors are seen as a sleek, clean white volume supported by round concrete “pilotis,” or columns. This volume is interrupted by a glazed window wall that signifies the building’s entry on Thirteenth Avenue. Overall, an elemental palette of exposed concrete, glass, and white, modified limestone creates a minimal and contemporary aesthetic, contrasting favorably with recently-built adjoining projects, while still retaining a scale and flavor appropriate to the neighborhood context. The building includes common areas for residents on the ground floor and an extensive, lushly landscaped rooftop deck.

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Status: Built
Location: San Diego, CA, US
Firm Role: Design Architect
Additional Credits: Architect of Record: AVRP Studios