Chestnut Linden Court includes 151 affordable rental apartments, 83 of which replaced public housing apartments. The property includes ground-floor retail space, a child-care center, two computer learning centers, two clubrooms, and a range of resident services. Chestnut Linden Court received a Grand Award from BUILDER magazine and an award for Best Community Impact in Oakland by the San Francisco Business Times. Chestnut Linden also received a FLEX YOUR POWER Award for energy-saving building techniques and a Gold Nugget Award for Best Sustainable Project.
Architect: Chestnut Court: Michael Willis Architects; Linden Court: David Baker + Partners
General Contractor: James E. Roberts-Obayashi Corporation
Financial Partners: Oakland Housing Authority, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HOPE VI), Redevelopment Agency of the City of Oakland, Wells Fargo Bank, Alliant Capital, Federal Home Loan Bank/World Savings, Fannie Mae, California Housing Finance Agency, Low-Income Investment Fund/Packard Foundation, BRIDGE Housing Corporation
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