A vintage hotel preserved and revitalized for affordable living
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Originally constructed in 1925 as a luxury hotel, The Winthrop was on the verge of failure in 2015 after prior ownership filed for bankruptcy. With the support of the local community, Redwood developed a comprehensive, historically significant preservation and revitalization plan that preserved the former hotel as high-quality affordable housing. The redevelopment included the restoration of historic artifacts, new historically compatible windows, the replacement of failing systems, seismic upgrades, elevator modernizations, security improvements, full unit renovations, and an all-inclusive modernization of common areas, including the historic lobby and Crystal Ballroom. Additionally, new service coordination programs were established to support resident needs.
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Royal Palm Gardens
Fort Myers, Florida
Originally built in 1970, Royal Palm Gardens was neglected and in need of a significant capital investment. Redwood developed a comprehensive redevelopment plan, inclusive of building a new community center, to restore the property as high-quality affordable housing for decades to come.
King County, Washington
Built as affordable communities south of Seattle, Homestead Apartments was at risk of being converted to market-rate housing. Redwood sponsored an environmentally and community focused redevelopment that revitalized the communities as high-quality affordable housing.
The Porter, a 100-year old historic landmark located a few blocks from Michigan’s Capitol, was in need of meaningful capital investment. Redwood collaborated with the local community to sponsor a comprehensive renovation to preserve and revitalize this historic landmark.
Originally constructed in the 1980s, Civic Towers and Civic Towers Senior were neglected and in need of meaningful capital investment. Redwood developed a comprehensive redevelopment plan, inclusive of an entirely new facade, to preserve and upgrade these critical community assets.
Hausten Gardens, a mid-rise affordable senior community located near Waikiki Beach, was at risk of being converted to market rate housing. Redwood collaborated with a local partner to preserve and meaningfully improve the community as high-quality affordable housing.