Thoughtful Balance / Avon Design Group
Emerald Hills Residence LP.
[Sota's] efforts have transformed a symbol of inner city blight into a remarkable development for unique near-downtown housing.
— Jerome Dettore, P.E.
Pittsburgh Housing Development Corporation
Demolition of a former Forbs Elementry School and new construction of a 65,000SF, four-story building containing 52 one-and-two bedroom units of affordable senior housing built to Passive House, Energy Star, and Enterprise Green building standards. Amenities include a private parking lot, community room, exercise and recreation rooms, and a library. A garden and walking trail will invite residents back into the neighborhood. The project also features a 130 Kwh solar array system providing supplemental power to the building.