The first project completed under the City of West Hollywood’s 2007 Green Building Ordinance, Sierra Bonita provides 42 affordable one-bedroom units for very-low-income with special needs. The street-level provides 3000 sf of community services housing the West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation and AIDS Project Los Angeles. The project received the 2014 AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award for its unique design elements and features while fitting 42 accessible units on a 13,000 sf site with a 50-foot height limit.
Geocon performed a geotechnical investigation, Phase I and Phase II ESA and testing and observation during construction.
Interesting Fact: The body piercing industry in the United States reportedly began in West Hollywood in 1975 with the opening of The Gauntlet
Award of Excellence for Project Design NAHRO
“WHCHC works exclusively with Geocon for all of our geotechnical work because they are always the most dependable, efficient, and always great to work with. We are happy to have Geocon as a part of our affordable housing development team!”
— Matt Mason (Director of Real Estate Development at West Hollywood Community Housing Corp)
West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation
Neal Berliner, GE
Mike Conkle, PG