A long, narrow site extending the width of a city block provides a setting for the 15 garden apartments to look onto and open, landscaped promenade, while also presenting street front facades at both ends of the site. Small parking lots are located a short distance for each access street to be convenient for the residents and to facilitate emergency vehicle access. A common room and patio are situated centrally between two large existing pepper trees to focus and foster a sense of community among the residents. The 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and the common areas draw an a craftsman Bungalow style motifs to create the comfortable atmosphere of residential cottages. The challenge of designing for the physically handicapped is gracefully accomplished in the open, inviting, garden-like atmosphere of the Milagro Apartments. HUD funding augmented by City RDA funds financed this project. Designed in 1992, built in 1993.