The Hilda L Solis Care First Village (formerly known as Vignes Village) is a $42 M, 232 bed facility for unhoused residents and on-site supportive services. The 4 acre site is located on a formerly vacant lot on N.Vignes Street. The project consists of 100 temporary beds in single story temporary trails and 132 permanent beds in two three-story resident buildings. The three-story resident buildings consist of shipping container, each container with two units. Each unit has its own restroom. On site is a single-story premanufactured Administration building, provided supportive services to the residents. The project was overseen by LA County, but will be operated by LA City through June 2025.
The three-story resident buildings consist of 40’-0” shipping containers assembled back-to-back for a total length of 240 feet without expansion joints. Project schedule was for design, plan check and construction to be completed within approximately 4 months. Saiful Bouquet collaborated with NAC, LA County, and Bernards during the planning, design, and construction stages to ensure that project was constructed on budget and met the accelerated schedule.
2021 ENR Award of Merit – Residential / Hospitality, Socal Regional Best Projects