Chaucer Court is the historic renovation of a 70,000 SF building into affordable housing for seniors. The eight-story building includes 80 units and beautiful common areas. Constructed in 1924, the former International Order of Odd Fellows headquarters was remodeled in the 1980s for affordable housing use. Included in the project are new windows (historic reproductions on the street elevations), cleaning of the brick and terra cotta, new roof, and a complete upgrade of all interior residential units. The building is listed in the National Register.
Categories: Housing, Affordable, Senior/CCRC, Renovation, Historic
Chaucer Court is a historic renovation of a 70,000 SF, circa-1924 building, which provides affordable housing for seniors in our community.
Work on Chaucer Court work encompassed new finishes include plumbing, roofing and skylights, façade restoration and window replacement. This steel and concrete building received new energy-efficient, historically reproduced windows, repointed terracotta panels, new finishes, cabinetry, appliances, upgraded water supply utilities and electrical heating units.
Chaucer Court included 23% MWESB participation.