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Pensacola -- Tour of Southtowne Apartments

  • April 13, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
  • 101 East Romana Street, Pensacola, FL

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Join the USGBC Northern Gulf Coast for a tour of the Southtowne Apartments.  While not a LEED project, the Southtowne development, located on the site of the former Pensacola News Journal headquarters on East Romana Street, features a plethora of green/ sustainable features for its residents.  These features includes things like reuse of an existing site, density & diverse uses, location & transportation, bicycle facilities, reduced parking footprint, green vehicle charging stations, open spaces, heat island reduction, low emitting materials, daylighting, etc.  The $52 million project broke ground in May 2015 and completion of portions of the project are now complete with final completion by the end of this year. This is a wonderful development by the Studer Properties group who continue invest in the downtown redevelopment effort. This will be a walking tour of the site, no lunch will be provided. Please meet on the top level of the parking garage with the entrance located on Jefferson Street.

PRESENTER:

John Myslak, Vice President Design & Construction
The Dawson Company


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Learn the prior uses of the site, reuse and remediation efforts accomplished.
  • Understand the design of the project to achieve dense population in an urban area.
  • Learn community connectivity with various transportation means, close proximity to services, shopping and restaurants.
  • Discovery amenities of bicycle storage and vehicle recharging stations.

AVAILABLE CREDITS:

  • 1 GBCI General Credit
  • 1 AIA LU/HSW

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