From lighting, flooring and furniture choices to purposefully planned spaces – every apartment and common area is intentionally designed to help you move around more safely, easily and confidently throughout the community.
Community Design Features
Augmented Chair Heights with Armrests
Low Tables with Rounded Edges
Wayfinding, Event and Safety Signage
Elevators and Electronic Doors
Apartment Design Features
24-Hour Emergency Alert System
Walk-In Showers with Removable Shower Head
ADA-Compliant Toilets and Toilet Rails Available
Wheelchair-Accessible Sinks Available
Easily Accessible Electrical Outlets
Personally Controlled Thermostats
Designed to benefit generations to come
Elegance Berkeley has been designed to achieve GreenPoint Rated Gold Certification, as mandated by the state of California. GreenPoint is an independent, third-party verification system that emphasizes energy efficiency, water conservation, indoor air quality, resource conservation, and livable communities.
We are an urban-infill, mixed-use development in a designated brownfield site, utilizing an adaptable, universal building design. Our environmentally conscious features include:
Low-emission, 30% post-consumer or 60% post-industrial recycled content in insulation in walls and floors
Minimal grass turf in landscape design to reduce water usage
Durable, fire-resistant cladding and roofing materials
Water Sense shower heads, faucets and toilets, and insulated hot water pipes
ENERGY STAR certified appliances
Van Dyken mechanical ventilation systems for improved indoor air quality
Zero-VOC interior wall and ceiling paints and low-emitting flooring
Location less than one mile from a major transit stop and community services
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