Liberty Green HOPE VI Revitalization

Louisville Metro Housing Authority, Kentucky
Energy Star

The wide range of housing types includes a mix of single family detached homes, attached homes, and small apartment buildings. The variety of housing types creates a diversity of scale and style along the neighborhood streets.

The wide range of housing types includes a mix of single family detached homes, attached homes, and small apartment buildings. The variety of housing types creates a diversity of scale and style along the neighborhood streets.



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PROJECT DETAILS

The Liberty Green HOPE VI revitalization of the 6 – block neighborhood was completed in two phases, transforming a 60-year old barracks style complex (approximately 700+ units), isolated from its surrounding neighbors, into a new mixed-income Energy Star certified neighborhood.

Following New Urbanism principles, the revitalization plan utilized a mixed land use pattern, accomplished by reestablishing the historic street pattern throughout the site, eliminating the “super-block” feel and re-instituting a more “walkable,” pedestrian-friendly environment. Streets were redesigned to be easily crossable and to a neighborhood scale, with the inclusion of small, neighborhood oriented parks located within short distances of the new housing. Curb cuts were relocated to more appropriate locations to improve safety, enhance accessibility and to further improve the neighborhood environment.

The Liberty Green plan incorporates a mix of ACC, LIHTC, Tax Credit, and Market Rate Homes. The wide range of housing types includes a mix of single family detached homes, attached homes, and small apartment buildings. The variety of housing types creates a diversity of scale and style along the neighborhood streets. Narrow neighborhood streets with small scale houses complement the larger external streets with mature trees, while small neighborhood parks provide the setting for townhomes.

 

Award for Excellence in Energy Efficient Homes Environmental Protection Agency
Cornerstone Award – The Louisville Downtown Management District
Special Project Award of Merit  Kentucky Masonry Institute

 

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With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.

Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.
They Aren't "Dorms" Anymore
Today’s college students embrace housing facilities that are lively, engaging, state-of-the-art, and sustainable.

Sherman Carter Barnhart's design solutions evaluate the entire campus and campus fabric to engage the residence hall with the university campus as a whole. Residence halls are not isolated but instead a key component to the campus. Residence halls are walkable, amenity-filled communities that more closely resemble a mixed-use apartment complex than what we once called a dormitory.
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With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.  Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies. 
They Arent Dorms Anymore
Today’s college students embrace housing facilities that are lively, engaging, state-of-the-art, and sustainable.  Sherman Carter Barnharts design solutions evaluate the entire campus and campus fabric to engage the residence hall with the university campus as a whole. Residence halls are not isolated but instead a key component to the campus.  Residence halls are walkable, amenity-filled communities that more closely resemble a mixed-use apartment complex than what we once called a dormitory.

 

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When I describe what it was like living in Haggin Hall (the old one) in '78 .... Oliver (son who lived in Lewis Hall as a freshman and still as a sophomore) just looks at me weird .... he just can't imagine .... nice work SCB !

Wish I could be a student now!

With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.

Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.

Fostering Privacy & Community
It's a balancing act. On one side the majority of freshmen coming to campus have never shared a bedroom. They want to choose how and when they socialize. On the other side, university and college officials know a sense of community must exist for students to succeed.

Our design solutions provide a balance. Student rooms feature private sleeping and study areas coupled with community eating and socializing spaces. To continue to foster a sense of community, each residence hall features kitchens, lounges and study spaces.

To learn more about our student housing designs click here: www.scbarchitects.com/category/projects/student-housing/
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4 days ago

With our extensive experience in the design of student housing,  Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.  Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.  Fostering Privacy & Community
Its a balancing act. On one side the majority of freshmen coming to campus have never shared a bedroom. They want to choose how and when they socialize. On the other side, university and college officials know a sense of community must exist for students to succeed.  Our design solutions provide a balance. Student rooms feature private sleeping and study areas coupled with community eating and socializing spaces. To continue to foster a sense of community, each residence hall features kitchens, lounges and study spaces.  To learn more about our student housing designs click here: https://www.scbarchitects.com/category/projects/student-housing/

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