Eight months after our last update, the wrapping has come off at Community Corp. of Santa Monica's Brunson Terrace apartments in the Pico neighborhood.

The project, which stands on the former site of Mount Hermon Baptist Church at 1819 Pico Boulevard, consists of a four-story building which will feature 48 apartments one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments above 4,174 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and basement parking for 49 vehicles.

View of 1819 Pico Boulevard looking northUrbanize LA

Streetlet is partnering with Community Corp. on the ground-floor commercial space, and will operate a space for local businesses, pop ups, and workshops at the building's ground floor. Additionally, Jus' Family Cafe and Coffee Bar will also occupy a portion of the retail area.

According to a 2020 staff report to the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, Brunson Terrace will cater to households earning between 30 and 80 percent of the area median income. Rents are expected to range from $522 to $2,028 per month.

1819 W Pico BoulevardGoogle Maps

Brooks + Scarpa, designed Brunson Terrace, which been described as a "village" concept with multiple buildings centered on a central courtyard area.

The project is Community Corp.'s third new affordable housing development in the Pico neighborhood in as many years. The non-profit completed work on a senior affordable housing complex at 1814 20th Street in 2021, and has put the finishing touches on a similar 73-unit apartment building for low-income households at 1834 20th Street.

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