The Lee is Taking Shape on East Houston

Posted on: February 10th, 2010 at 6:19 am by

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The Lee has come a long way in just under a year.  Indeed, down at the corner of East Houston and Pitt, the twelve-story building is finally taking shape. Its sheer size and depth is deceiving from the Houston perspective, but round the corner and have another look.  Hello metallic siding!

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Just to recap, the initiative is helmed by Common Ground, a non-profit group specializing in affordable housing and community outreach.  According to a Times article from August 2008, once complete, the structure will house 263 studio rental units – 105 of which are reserved for low income housing, 104 for homeless persons with illnesses, and the remaining 54 for young adults “transitioning out of foster homes.”

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