Property Description

801 Alma Family Apartments is located in downtown Palo Alto near commercial services, parks and the Palo Alto Multi-modal Transit Center (Caltrain, VTA, SamTrans and local shuttles).

The building is four stories over one level of underground parking. Common spaces include a front porch gathering area, a lobby, a large community room, management offices, an outdoor landscaped courtyard with benches, a bike rack and indoor bike storage, a children’s play yard, a computer learning center, and a laundry room with a deck overlooking the entry area. An elevator services all floors including the garage.

The community is three blocks from University Avenue, a vibrant commercial retail district with shopping, dining and other services including a major medical clinic. A popular pedestrian and bike tunnel connects 801 Alma to amenities west of Alma Street including Palo Alto’s extensive bike lane system.

Property Details

Number of Units


Unit Features

    Dining area/roomEnergy Star rated appliancesParking Spot (one per unit)RefrigeratorWindow Coverings

Green Features

Photovoltaic panels for common area power, Energy efficient lighting throughout, Solar hot water heating, Living green “roof” infiltration planters mitigate storm water run-off and provide insulation to the upper level, Low VOC paints, CRI Green Label carpet, low flow faucets/showerheads and dual flush toilets

Development Details

Year Built


Development Partner

Community Working Group


Bob Wellington Quigley

General Contractor

Segue Construction, Inc.

Financial Partners

City of Palo Alto, Community Working Group, Community Working Group – Fundraising Contributions, County of Santa Clara, Enterprise Community Investment, JP Morgan Chase Bank, General Use Permit Funds, Federal Home Loan Bank, Housing Trust Silicon Valley, Opportunity Fund, Sobrato Family Foundation

Property Management

Eden Housing Management, Inc.


2014 Honor Award, A1A Santa Clara Valley Design Award, 2015 Merit Award, AiA San Diego Design Award