Studio One Eleven

Zinnia Affordable Housing

Location: Signal Hill, CA
Client: Meta Housing Corporation
Type: Affordable Housing
Certification: LEED Gold
Located within walking distance to numerous amenities including the Signal Hill Civic Center, schools, parks and retail, Zinnia provides 72 units of affordable family housing for the community.

The design exemplifies a high-quality market rate development and elevates the aesthetic of the surrounding neighborhood. Zinnia is anticipating LEED Gold certification.

Designed at a neighborhood village scale, three buildings define a quarter acre of open space with a centralized community building. Buildings vary in height on this sloped site with the tallest structure located at the lowest location to minimize blocking adjacent views. Parking is concealed from the public realm along the southern edge. Amenities include a tot lot, open play field, dog park, and community gardens. The units vary from two-story townhomes to 1, 2 and 3-bedroom flats.

Learn more about how Zinnia has made an impact on the people that live there. Read, Zinnia: An Affordable Housing Story, how it changed our lives.

Projects Awards
Gold Nugget Merit Award
Westside Urban Forum Award
City of Signal Hill Beautification Award
Homes Within Reach Awards, Honorable Mention
SCANPH Design Awards Honorable Mention

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