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Fillmore Park / David Baker + Partners Architects

  • Architects: David Baker + Partners Architects
  • Location: 1345 Turk Street, San Francisco, United States
  • Design Team: David Baker, Peter MacKenzie, Ian Dunn
  • Site Area: 26,708 sqf
  • Client: Michael Simmons Property Development
  • Area: 44,330 ft2
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Bruce Damonte

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From the architect. Fillmore Park offers 32 affordable new for sale units for first-time homebuyers who are working families or individuals earning between 70 and 100% of the area medium income.

© Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

Flats and townhouses with outdoor patios ring a private landscaped courtyard, creating a quiet community just a block from the bustling Fillmore District, within walking distance to shopping, entertainment, and transportation. Units range from one to three bedrooms. The four-story complex is clad in fiber-cement boards, with one bay sheathed in copper.

© Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

Referencing the Fillmore District’s long history as a center for live musical performances, the garden court features a planter in the form of a guitar, filled with drought-tolerant aloes.

© Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

One of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency’s last projects to be built, the 57,402-squarefoot complex is part of the agency’s limited equity program, which seeks to increase affordable homeownership opportunities for San Franciscans. Twenty-four parking spaces are tucked underground.

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