Last month, Heyday Partnership began construction on a slick small lot development called Rock Row. Located in the Eagle Rock area, which is north of downtown LA, Rock Row will feature town home-esque (no party wall) properties at affordable-ish ($475k-$550k) prices. Believe it or not — those of you outside of New York and California, Rock Row is considered one of the first, reasonably-priced, green housing projects in Los Angeles. The development team includes an architect, developer, and builder working in collaboration, so Heyday is able to pass on affordability to future home buyers.
Rock Row was designed and will be built for certification under the LEED for Homes program. No doubt, it’ll be in the lighter green realm as compared to some developments we’ve focused on, but some green features incorporated into the development include a water permeable grass pave system for the driveway; tankless water heaters and low-flow fixtures for water conservation; flooring of strand woven bamboo; green roofs and water efficient, drought tolerant landscaping; and pre-wiring for a rooftop solar array.
When complete, Rock Row will have 15 modern homes ranging from a two-story 2/2 at 1300 square feet to a three-story 3/3 at 1540 square feet. These sizes are just right actually, what with the national average loafing around at 2400 square feet or so. So it’s probably safe to say that Rock Row will be the perfect place for green leaning professionals looking for a modern, green pad with a small footprint. Can’t wait to see the finished development …
Rendering credits: Heyday.