The Fort Apartments / Jonathan Segal Architect
- Design Team:Matthew Segal, Jonathan Segal
- Landscape:Matthew Segal
- City:San Diego
- Country:United States
Text description provided by the architects. The Fort, located in the historic district of Mission Hills San Diego, is a study in the integration of a small historical building with a new eight-story, mixed-use apartment building.
The small dilapidated 1920’s art deco Ford Dealership and filling station previously existed in the middle of the site. Unfortunately, over the life of the structure, poor maintenance led to the original stucco and window being damaged beyond repair. In coordination with the community, Save Our Heritage Foundation and the City of San Diego Historical Resources Board, an exact recreation of the building was integrated into the new project. Instead of simply saving the façade of the previous building, …
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