August 31, 2022
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Built on the former site of Pleasantview Homes, a 300-unit public housing site in North Omaha, Highlander has been a catalyst for revitalization of this historically under-served neighborhood. The new development sits on 23 acres straddling 30th Street, a major north-south corridor. In the 1970’s a large portion of the neighborhood was demolished to construct Highway 75. Since 2014 Seventy Five North Revitalization Corp. and its partners have constructed 101 mixed-income housing units in a modern, contextually-urban neighborhood in an effort to reverse the effects of this disinvestment. Focused on supporting extended families and children, phase one included a multifamily courtyard apartment building, townhomes, and multi-generational housing, providing a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedroom units.
Seventy Five North and APMA worked with Purpose Built Communities which is a non-profit that works with local leaders to implement a holistic approach to revitalizing distressed neighborhoods.
Highlander’s multi-generational housing is designed to accommodate families with aging parents, older children or extended members by providing a ground floor, self-contained living unit within the larger residence, affording occupants their privacy. Large windows and street-facing living spaces ensure that children playing in the front yard or street can be easily supervised. These ground floor living units also provide opportunities for small businesses and live/work arrangements.
Across the street the townhomes provide a "standalone" two-story living option, each with a large front porch to encourage community building and create an active neighborhood. The main level of the courtyard building hosts the leasing office, various community spaces, and 1- and 2-bedroom units above. A small outdoor pool adjacent to the building provides entertainment for the whole neighborhood.
1516 Cuming Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68102
302 East Coolbaugh Street
Red Oak, Iowa 51566
August 29, 2022
Progress continues in Millwork Commons, the coolest, newest old-neighborhood in Omaha.Read More
July 1, 2022
The century-old neighborhood landmark, Miller Park Pavilion is open once again for park-goers to enjoy. Read about the renovation and expansion at the link!Read More
June 17, 2022
We couldn’t agree more; the Hoff Family Arts and Culture Center is an outstanding preservation project! Bravo to PACE for picking up this awesome award.Read More
June 7, 2022
Plans are taking shape for Omaha’s new Central Library at 72nd and Dodge. APMA is thrilled to be part of the community-defining design.Read More
May 6, 2022
APMA Neighbor WP Engine officially moved into their new digs today! We are so excited for them to join us here in North Downtown!Read More