Plaza Roberto Maestas directly addresses the urgent need for affordable housing and economic opportunity in the Beacon Hill neighborhood and is a model for community-inspired transit-oriented development.
A representative from Plus said the firm hopes to break ground in early 2018, following demolition work this summer.
Eastside Prep is planning a new performing arts center, Tali Hall, that will include two four-story buildings that are designed by Public47 Architects and will replace two existing two-story structures.
The two-building complex provides housing for families earning 30 to 60 percent of area median income, or $24,000-$49,000 a year.
Swenson Say Faget has extensive experience with micro housing projects on Capitol Hill and the U District.