provided resources to win a project which became a Public/Private
Venture between the Department of the Navy, and its private venture
partner, Patrician Management. The project was to deliver multifamily
housing for the military. Broadmoor, LLC designed and constructed 525
new townhouse style residences and renovated 432 existing homes at the
New Orleans Naval Air Station in Belle Chasse.
the engineering and construction of all roadways, utilities, and
infrastructure on base to accommodate the master plan. As an integral
part of the Project Development Team, Broadmoor worked closely with the
town planning firm of Duany, Plater-Zyberk, renowned urban planners, to
create a community based on DPZ’s "New Urbanist” or "Neo-Traditional”
An administration building, community building, six
management staff units, pedestrian bridges, and playgrounds afforded a
measurable increase in the quality of life for the military families.
Common greenspace and the preservation of mature live oaks provide a
park like environment which further enhances the unique sense of place
for the community.
Three and four bedroom units based on
traditional regional design are joined in groups of up to six homes.
Four to six of these multi-family buildings are clustered with front
porches facing intimate public greens and quiet streets. Parking and
services are hidden in rear alleys. The building clusters are compactly
arranged around the public structures and main site features to provide a
pedestrian friendly community that encourages personal interaction.
Modern materials are combined with traditional design to create safe,
energy-efficient and environmentally friendly homes.
neo-traditional aesthetic provides porches and balconies, wide
shade-producing overhangs, large windows to channel breezes, and minimal
exterior wall exposure. Use of durable, sustainable materials such as
cement siding and treated wood finishes minimize maintenance and
replacement costs over the years. Covered individual garages, fenced
yards, and covered patio area provided for every unit.
Owner: Department of the Navy/Patrician Development
Architect: Broadmoor, LLC
Contract Value: $73,000,000
Size: 121.7 acres
Services: Design-Build Services