Betty Ann Gardens





This development provides 76 one, two and three bedroom flats on a 3.87 net acre site, which runs along the banks of the Penitencia Creek, a riparian preserve in San Jose’s Berryessa District. It is located near local shopping and incorporates a transit stop along King Road at the project’s entry. All units have a private balcony. On the first floor, fenced courtyards create direct access to the Community Building and grass/play area. Each unit has it’s own gas fueled hydronic heating and air conditioning system with all gas, “energy star” appliances. Flooring is linoleum in the kitchen and bathrooms and recycled content “Interface” carpet squares in the living room and bedrooms. Cabinets are “medite” with no-VOC, water-based varnish finish.

Building Amenities

  • On-site manager & maintenance staff

  • Health & wellness programs

  • Laundry facility

  • Community room/lounge with full kitchen

  • Computer lab

  • Free bus passes

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Children play area

  • Community Garden

Green Features

These apartments exceed California's stringent Title 24 Energy Code by 25%! The building has many sustainable, 'green' features which save tenant's money on their energy bills.

Management: John Stewart Company

Architect: OJK Architecture and Planning
Contractor: Branagh, Inc.

Year Completed: 2003



  • Featured in a case study, May 2004 - Alameda County Waste Management Authority

  • Featured in case study - The Green Affordable Housing Coalition, October 2003

  • Featured by Global Green USA - The Making of a Green Developer, December 2003

  • Featured in American Institute of Architects website for implementing green design and materials, Fall 2003

  • 2004 NAHRO Award

  • 2004 NALHFA Award

Betty Ann Gardens

945 Lundy Avenue

San Jose, CA 95133

Office: 408-254-4540

Fax: 408-254-4549


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