Reception & Ceremony
October 4, 2018
The US Grant

Architecture

Broadstone Makers Quarter: Residential Mixed-Use East Village

Inspired by the Maker Movement—a term used to describe the community’s effort to leverage the power of technology, shared resources, and open-source learning to create original art, music and wares.  Broadstone Makers Quarter, a new luxury apartment community in San Diego, has reached final completion and is now leasing in the master planned community of Makers Quarter™, a neighborhood in San Diego’s newest Artist District offering unique amenities and various uses such as residential, office and destination retail. Inspired by the Maker Movement—a term used to describe the community’s effort to leverage the power of technology, shared resources, and open-source learning to create original art, music and wares.

“Broadstone Makers Quarter is the place for modern makers, innovators, entrepreneurs and curators,” said Jonas Bronk, Managing Director (Southern California) of Alliance Residential Company. “The ambition was to create something exceptional that complements the on-going urbanism and community outreach while also being the spark for the future growth of the neighborhood.”

Broadstone Makers Quarter is a 265-unit multifamily community currently leasing 550-square-foot to 2,166-square-foot apartment homes, including studio, one-, two-bedrooms, as well as multi-level penthouse residences and townhomes with 20-foot ceilings. With leases from $1,999 to $5,500, the 7-story apartment community is uniquely designed to better connect with the tastes of Downtown residents and urban growth and to be the catalyst for downtown San Diego’s arts, culture, innovation and technology employment.

In-step with its name-sake, Broadstone Makers Quarter offers its residents educational courses, including painting, jewelry making, basket weaving and other artisan skills, and amenities intended to foster a sense of growing and learning. Residents will be privy to the Music Jam Studio, the DIY Room, with artist block nooks and drafting tables, the conference room with Surface Tablet and a bike repair shop. Additional amenities include Peloton Bikes, on-site record player listening room, Tesla and Chargepoint car charging stations, solar panels, custom mural wall by local artists Chris Konecki and Carly Ealey, a conveyer belt art installation, and easy access to FRED, the free ride system. Residents will also enjoy the Rooftop Pavilion, an oasis from the hardness of urban life offering a chef’s table seated for 10, outdoor kitchen and Evo circular cooktop. The “Maker” spirit is rooted in an effort to enable people to become conscientious contributors to society, rather than mere consumers. As such, the “Maker” ethos is shaped by a powerful sense of community and is dedicated to giving back to the city and offers a partnership with Urban Angels.

Interior amenities at Broadstone Makers Quarter include three unique finish palettes that are dynamic and stylish, and draw directly from the personality of the surrounding area. The next level of design refinement will also include integration of local makers, fabricators, and artists applying their craft to the tactile detail elements including the entry canopy, signage, and kinetic art. Additional interior upgrades include industrial style concrete floors and exposed ceilings in select units, floor to ceiling windows, views of San Diego Bay, Sonos, MP3 programmable doorbells, under counter wine fridge with dual temperature control and Latch a keyless entry system.

Makers Quarter™ lies at the intersection of San Diego’s hippest neighborhoods, best attractions, and most convenient transit—Golden Hill, Balboa Park, Interstates 163, 5 and 94, as well as the Metropolitan Transit System’s (MTS) Rapid bus line, commuter rail lines and Trolley systems. This ideal location offers future residents of Broadstone Makers Quarter a neighborhood feel and culture of community that will clearly distinguish it from the transient tourism and hustle-and-bustle found at competing locations in the Gaslamp District and other areas of East Village.

To learn more about Broadstone Makers Quarter, visit BroadstoneMQ.com.

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  • Project Address:

    1601 Broadway, San Diego CA 92101

    Project Owner/Developer:

    Alliance Residential Company

    Owner Contact Name/Email:

    Carlee Carpio / ccarpio@allresco.com

    Project Architect/Designer:

    JWDA / Basile Studio

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