Sheridan Street Housing
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Project Name: Sheridan Street Housing
Year: 2011
Owner: Pradera Corporation
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Building Type: Multi-Family Residential
Type: Extensive
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 3864 sq.ft.
Slope: 1%
Access: Inaccessible, Private
Submitted by: Roofmeadow

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Architect: nterface Studio Architects LLC
Civil Engineer: CMX - Exton
Waterproofing System Provider: Sika Sarnafil, Inc.
Green Roof Provider: Roofmeadow
Green Roof Contractor: G.R.A.S.S.
The LEED Gold certified Sheridan Street Housing is an award winning project of 13 affordable homes located in a revitalizing neighborhood on the 1800 block of Sheridan Street in Philadelphia. Each home has a solar hot water panel, rain barrels, turf pavers, and green roofs.

"APM (Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha) partnered with Interface Studio Architects LLC (ISA) to use design and technological innovation to create an architecturally interesting and sustainable affordable housing model. The partners submitted the Sheridan Street design to Community Design Collaborative’s Affordable Infill Housing Design Challenge, which addressed policy and funding constraints for affordable housing. The design received positive jury feedback on the development’s unique style and the integration of an original design into familiar dimensions of urban townhomes. The project also won the prestigious American Institute of Architect’s top Philadelphia design prize, AIA’s Silver Medal, in 2006.

"The City of Philadelphia provided $1.84 million in HOME and Housing Trust Fund support to the $4.57 million development. The City also provided a $1.98 million construction loan that will be repaid with sales proceeds. Other funders included PHFA with $500,000, Philadelphia LISC with $102,000, and The William Penn Foundation with $100,000," (Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations, 2011).
Completed on June 13, 2011, the greenroof system used was the Roofmeadow Type I with 3 inches of media and it is unirrigated.

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Read the October 24, 2011 APM Cuts Ribbon on Sheridan Street Development by Garrett ODwyer from the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporation.

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