Last year, local developer Heyday Partnership sold the Eagle Rock site where it proposed building 19 homes designed in a sleek and stark contemporary style (pictured at top). Now, the new owners of the project, housing giant Pulte Homes, has reworked the design, and the result is a much more traditional, Spanish-influenced style (pictured at bottom). The new design was presented to The Eagle Rock Association. The association had given its blessing to the Heyday project- called Ellenwood – but decided to also give its stamp of approval to the Pulte design, which also included one fewer home than the previous plan. The most recent TERA newsletter explains why TERA lined up behind the Pulte:
Architectural Style: Pulte’s plan depict s a Spanish style exterior, moderately rich with architectural detail. Heydey’s plan was contempory. We concluded that the Spanish style may be a more comfortable fit for the neighborhood.
Setback: Small courtyards at dwelling entrances allow Pulte’s plan to place the building facades 10 to 15 feet away from the property line, much farther away from the property line than contemplated by Heydey. The courtyards also provide a limited amount of outside space to each home. This was not present in the Heyday plan.
Construction of the now 18-home development, which Pulte is calling Mosaic, is expected to begin later this month, according to TERA. Prices are expected to begin in the $500,000 range.