Mercy Gardens

Brooklyn, NY

Units: 78

Completion Date: 1993

Building Area: 35,600 sf

Type: Adaptive reuse, single room occupancy

Design Architect: SLCE Architects

Executive Architect: SLCE Architects

SLCE Architects renovated and converted part of a 100-year-old Catholic convent in Brooklyn along with its adjoining laundry building into a single room occupancy (SRO) building for homeless women housing 78 studio apartments along with community spaces and commercial kitchen. Some units have balconies facing a landscaped courtyard and all units have a private bath and kitchenette.