The Frank

Location: Venice, CA
Type: Mixed-Use
Certification: LEED Platinum
Square Footage: 220,000
Property Completion: 2012
Owner: Green Cities I, L.P.
    • 70 residential units with 9,800 sq. ft. of retail space
    • Located in highly desirable, Venice Beach, California six blocks from the beach and within walking distance to some of the best restaurants, shops and nightlife in the area
    • Amenities include a landscaped courtyard, outdoor dog run area, common room with kitchen and communal outdoor space, bike parking and car share vehicles on-site
    • Sustainable features include high efficiency glazing and insulation, efficient radiant heating and centralized hot water
    • Units include Energy Star-rated appliances, energy efficient lighting and recycled content and locally-sourced finishes
    • Savings are achieved through a solar hot water system that meets 60% of the building’s annual demand and landscape irrigation is reduced nearly 70% by native plantings
    • 20 pieces of commissioned artwork are featured throughout the building, representing nine local Venice Beach artists and includes prints, photographs, murals, sculptures and site specific installations like bike racks and benches