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San Diego, CA

The newest addition to Lemon Grove’s evolving downtown, Kelvin provides 66 units of market rate housing and three storefront retail spaces on a 0.75 acre site, all within walking distance of major regional public transportation. Kelvin is an answer to the question, “How do we create livable density that supports both residents and the greater community?”

At an urban scale, the new five-story mixed use building anchors the northeast corner of the Lemon Grove Downtown Village Area, playfully greeting the community with pedestrian-oriented storefront retail spaces, a landscaped parkway and a bold yet friendly color palette. A large west-facing mural adds to the downtown’s impressive collection of public artwork.

At its upper levels, Kelvin is home, providing light filled living spaces with balconies and in-unit laundry in studio, one- and two-bedroom configurations. Open-air corridors connect residents to onsite amenities including fitness facilities, a street-level lounge and a generously sized roof deck at level five. This feature amenity space provides all residents with expansive views of the region, extending from the City to the wilderness of the San Miguel, Jamul and San Ysidro Mountains beyond. Residents additionally have access to onsite parking, secure bicycle storage and oversize storage space outside of their units.

As a home or a place to shop, dine or socialize, Kelvin is as much a destination as it is a landmark, and in all cases, a place to be.

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