Civic & Housing

Project: Marion Little Neck Village ExpansionLocation: Marion, MAConstruction Firm: Dellbrook Construction

  • BLF&R Architects completed a feasibility study for the Town of Marion in early 2007. In 2008 BLF&R was part of the development team selected in a competitive RFP process
  • 48 units of Senior Rental Housing
  • 100% Affordable, financed with Housing Tax Credits
  • The project replaced 12 existing units on the 30+ year old town owned property
  • One (30) unit building, three (6) unit cottage style structures, and a community building on a completely accessible site
  • LEED Gold Certification
  • Development of a previously disturbed site & use of low impact development strategies
  • Use of Energy Star design standards achieved HERS scores of 50 to 56 (50% better than code)
  • Use of high recycled content and low VOC materials
  • High performance windows and insulation
  • Maximized density to minimize impact to the site and adjacent wetlands