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Life-Enhancing Design

An Accessible, Supportive Environment

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
  • Moisture-Wicking Upholstery
  • Wide Walkways
  • Supportive Handrails
  • Optimized Lighting
  • Non-Skid Flooring
  • Wayfinding, Event and Safety Signage
  • Elevators and Electronic Doors
  • Wheelchair-Accessible Ramps
  • Manicured Sidewalks
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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
  • Non-Skid Flooring
  • Easily Accessible Electrical Outlets
  • Personally Controlled Thermostats
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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 
  • 5 to 8 foot wide sidewalks buffered from roadways 
  • A tobacco-free building  
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