Work begins on Siler Yard housing project

Construction started Monday on the 65-unit complex with eight residential buildings. The first building is expected to be ready for tenants in February with more buildings coming online each month through August 2021.

Siler Yard wins “Innovation Award” at AIA Santa Fe 2019 Design Awards

Siler Yard won an “Innovation Award” at the AIA Santa Fe 2019 Design Awards!  This annual event celebrates the year in architecture.  This year’s awards were juried by members of the international design firm, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). Located in Copenhagen, New York, London, and Barcelona, BIG is one of the most renowned design practices in the
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Pretty Much Official

By Leah Cantor Santa Fe City Council cements final steps in handing over cash and land to Siler development for artist housing For the past five years, Santa Fe has skeptically waited for the vision of an affordable, sustainably built, solar-powered, community and arts oriented development on Siler Road to become a reality. On Wednesday, the City
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Santa Fe Tries—Again—to Make Affordable Housing for Artists a Reality

by Eileen Cunniffe, Nonprofit Quarterly Nearly three years ago, the city of Santa Fe agreed to donate five acres of land for a project that already had been discussed for more than a decade: an affordable housing community for artists, in a city known for its artists. As reported last week in Next City,Santa Fe remains
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Santa Fe Artist Housing Backers Hope Third Time’s the Charm

By Emily Nonko In the early days of 2019, a proposal for affordable artist housing in Santa Fe, New Mexico, went before the City Council—again. At the meeting, the city of Santa Fe re-committed $2.1 million (which included land valued at $1.3 million) for the $16.3 million, 65-unit project on the former site of the
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Santa Fe City Council again backs affordable arts community on Siler Road

by Daniel Chacón, Santa Fe New Mexican The city of Santa Fe once again is committing more than $2 million in land and other taxpayer-funded contributions for a proposed affordable housing development with proponents who are trying to qualify for federal low-income tax credits. Mayor Alan Webber and the City Council voted 7-1 Wednesday to
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