The Locomotive Lofts, is located in the exciting, highly walkable, close to everything Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The development consists of rehabilitation of an existing 4 story brick structure and a new construction wing to produce 34 well-appointed, large, one and two-bedroom market rate apartments. The building was once home to H.K. Porter Co.; a manufacturer of compressed air locomotives which were manufactured across the street and shipped all over the world.
The property is being developed by a.m. Rodriguez Associates Inc. and Green Development, Inc. which have an excellent reputation in creating exciting, energy efficient residential housing. The residences are designed by architect Paul Rodriguez. Construction and will be completed by Sota Construction Services Inc., a well-established, quality minded, green builder.
The Locomotive Lofts is one of the first "Class A" apartments to be constructed in Lawrenceville and will achieve LEED certification. The apartments will be well insulated, sealed to help prevent drafts while providing a fresh air system that can provide variable air flow depending on the desire of the resident. High efficiency HVAC systems, plenty of daylight through large and many windows, and green building materials are also featured. All of this will help to provide lower monthly utility bills and a more pleasing healthier environment for the enjoyment of the residents.
With the adjacent vibrant Butler Street commercial district, nearby green spaces and short travel time to downtown Pittsburgh's cultural district, the The Locomotive Lofts is very convenient for those who are seeking an exciting, greener urban life style.