Thrive Sweet Auburn
Thrive Sweet Auburn is a unique mixed-use development in Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn district that provides affordable housing and support services for low-income individuals and those experiencing homelessness.
Affordable at 30 to 80 percent of Area Median Income (AMI), Thrive Sweet Auburn offers 117 studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. Twenty-three units are reserved as permanent supportive housing for households transitioning out of homelessness and additional units are reserved for U.S. military veterans.
Thrive Sweet Auburn offers an array of supportive services for residents and community members. The first floor serves as PCCI’s headquarters and holds offices for First Step Staffing. Other services at the development include a medical clinic, nutrition education, case management services, and a coffee shop.
Residents have access to additional amenities such as community rooms, wellness rooms, an outdoor pavilion, and a community garden.
The four-story building features podium construction with office, amenity, and parking space on the first floor and apartments on floors two through four. The exterior is comprised of an attractive mix of brick, metal panels, and fiber cement siding. The building was designed to wrap around the iconic Atlanta Coca-Cola billboard that shares the site.
The National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Bronze development integrates sustainable elements including wall, floor, and ceiling coverings/systems that do not require any finishing application, proper HVAC system sizing, high-efficiency lighting fixtures/bulbs, and insulation materials that are in accordance with CDPH/EHLB Standard Method v1.1. Additionally, the site offers easy access to public transportation and incorporates vegetation that promotes biodiversity.