RAD – Cal Corridor Phases I & II

Renovation of affordable housing buildings across 6 locations
  • 345 Arguello
  • 491 31st exterior after
  • 1880 Pine - Google Maps
  • 1760 Bush Street
  • 2698 California St.
  • 2451 Sacramento St - JFK Towers
San Francisco
June 2018
Paulett Taggart Architects; Gelfand Partners Architects; Barcelon & Jang Architecture
Mercy Housing; John Stewart Company

Project Summary

Cal Corridor Phases I and II are public housing projects under the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program that have been substantially rehabilitated. The focus of the rehabilitation was to improve the essential functions of the building including fire and life safety, code compliance and waterproofing. This included replacement of windows, cabinets, flooring and some roofing; painting and other upgrades.

The buildings of Cal Corridor Phase I–all built in 1973–are situated in three San Francisco locations: 345 Arguello Boulevard in the Inner Richmond (69 units); 491 31st Avenue in the Outer Richmond (75 units) and 1880 Pine Street is located in Lower Pacific Heights (118 units)–262 units in total.

Cal Corridor Phase II is an additional 3 buildings that have been rehabilitated. The buildings are all located in the Lower Pacific Heights at: 1760 Bush Street (108 units); 2698 California Street (46 units) and 2451 Sacramento Street (99 units)–253 units in total.