Alfred E. Plant
The 42 new units at the Alfred E. Plant Housing Complex broaden the town of West Hartford’s ability to meet the regional need for affordable elderly housing.

A three-story, 30,000-SF building, the structure provides a new image for the facility. The new units are a mix of affordable and market rate elderly units, offer open-plan living, and some are handicap accessible. The existing 95-unit renovations include upgraded bathrooms, finishes, and ADA accessibility. Outdoor site upgrades include a measured walking path and cultivated lawn for recreation and entertainment. Energy efficiency was increased by replacing the existing exterior window system and inefficient boilers.

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The driving force behind the project was the housing authority’s desire to take control of the property. The design and development team worked with the Owner to file the demolition/disposition of the units from HUD control, and worked with CHFA to acquire funding.

CLIENT

LOCATION

West Hartford, Connecticut

YEAR COMPLETED

2012

SIZE

30,000 SF

COST

$16,000,000

QA+M Architecture is a full-service architectural firm that provides programming, planning and interior design for clients in commercial, community, education, healthcare, historical, housing, and recreational/athletic markets. Staffed by 34 dedicated professionals, including 14 licensed architects, QA+M has grown to be the 4th largest architectural firm in the Greater Hartford area.

ADDRESS

195 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT 06032

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