Case Studies

Swift Factory

Swift Factory

North Hartford, Connecticut
Once a hub for Hartford industry, the M. Swift and Sons gold leafing factory has stood vacant since 2005. Community Solutions is partnering with the community to revitalize the building, spurring job growth, economic development and community health in North Hartford.


  • Redeveloping former industrial anchor as thriving community hub to create jobs and improve neighborhood health
  • Community-informed design process, including City of Hartford and multiple local partner organizations
  • Second place winners of 2015 U.S.
Abrigo Apartments

Abrigo Apartments

Aurora, Colorado

Created using an innovative social impact development model for veterans housing, Abrigo Apartments is located adjacent to the region’s new VA Medical Campus.

Rosa F. Keller Building

The Rosa F. Keller Building

New Orleans, LA

The Rosa F. Keller Building, the first supportive housing project in New Orleans, provides sixty energy-efficient units and onsite services for formerly homeless, disabled persons, and low-income workers.

The Greg Jackson Center for Brownsville

The Greg Jackson Center for Brownsville

Brooklyn, NY

The Greg Jackson Center for Brownsville, which promotes a preservation-based approach to creating a thriving community hub, combines employment and wellness resources, financial and entrepreneurship support, co-location space for nonprofits serving the community, and multipurpose arts and culture facilities extending to an adjoining courtyard.

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