Springbrook Place Apartments

Location: Newberg, OR
Construction completed: 2008
15 Apartments on nearly 1 acre site

Project Highlights:

  • » Marcia A. Mikesh Architect Inc. prepared site and building design for successful funding applications for HUD 811 and Oregon CFC (consolidated funding cycle), and prepared and presented successful zone change, comprehensive plan change and site plan design review applications.
  • » The design work of several consultants was coordinated by the architectural firm.
  • » The buildings were designed to cluster apartment doorway entrances to encourage social interaction between neighbors. Apartment windows are arranged to provide natural light and visual privacy. Covered porches are provided at all apartment entrance doorways and the common gathering room.
  • Basketball court and nineplex

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    Apartment complex designed by Marcia A. Mikesh Architect Inc.
  • Common porch

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    Apartment complex designed by Marcia A. Mikesh Architect Inc.
  • Common gathering room interior

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    Apartment complex designed by Marcia A. Mikesh Architect Inc.
  • Triplex apartment

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    Apartment complex designed by Marcia A. Mikesh Architect Inc.
  • Nineplex courtyard and sitting area

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    Apartment complex designed by Marcia A. Mikesh Architect Inc.
  • Nineplex stair detail

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    Apartment complex designed by Marcia A. Mikesh Architect Inc.
  • Nineplex stairway

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    Apartment complex designed by Marcia A. Mikesh Architect Inc.
  • CAD model view of the site

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    Apartment complex designed by Marcia A. Mikesh Architect Inc.

This apartment project was designed specifically for adult tenants living independently with developmental disabilities. The nearly 1 acre site has 9340 square feet of buildings. The site location is close to public bus stops for several local routes, has good pedestrian access to nearby grocery stores and shopping centers. A bioswale was provided to pre-treat all on-site storm water.

Owner: Chehalem Valley Housing Corporation, with Tualatin Valley Housing Partners.
Project consultant: Sheryldene Rogers, Goodale & Barbieri Company, Spokane, WA.
General Contractor: Walsh Construction Company.