El Monte Veterans Village

El Monte, California    Developer Mercy Housing Corporation    Architect TCA Architects

The El Monte Veterans Village is a 3-story development of 40 studio apartments for homeless veterans. Open space amenities include an outdoor fireplace gathering area, edible garden plots with a composter, and bicycle racks. The project opened in 2014 and recieved a Gold Nugget Merit award for Best Affordable Project- 30 to 60 du/acre.

Photography: Courtesy of Mercy Housing Corporation