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Alliance Apartments Expansion

Old Meets New

A total of 61 new apartment units were added to the Alliance Apartments building in Minneapolis’s Elliot Park neighborhood in two buildings. The new four-story building has a link that connects it with an existing building and forms a private courtyard for resident use. As part of the site redevelopment, a large historic brick duplex was moved to the edge of the property and completely rehabilitated. This building, along with the individual front entries of some new first floor apartments, strengthen the pedestrian-oriented traditional residential character of the neighborhood. Sustainable features of the project include the reuse of existing building, salvage of existing materials, SIP walls on the new construction, thermal mass foundation walls, and energy efficient mechanical systems and controls. This award-winning project is also LEED certified.

This project was completed by Cermak Rhoades Architects before joining LHB.
Project Type Affordable, New Construction and Renovation
Location Minneapolis, MN
Completion Date December 2010
Size 61 units; 33,124 SF (Building A); 7,724 SF (Building B)
Features & Highlights LEED for Homes Platinum Certified
Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal 2011 Best in Real Estate Awards
Market Housing
Service Architecture

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