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Where History Meets Innovation

THE A . J . AT THE RAILYARDS :

Where History Meets Innovation

For years , The Railyards were home to artisans and craftspeople who built the transcontinental railroad . Now , this innovative spirit shifts to The A . J ., the first residential project to break ground in The Railyards . The mixed-income development is a partnership between LDK Ventures and USA Properties Fund and will be completed by early 2023 .

Named for A . J . Stevens , who was deemed the father of innovation at the Sacramento Railyards in the late 1800s , The A . J .’ s fresh design pays subtle homage to its industrial roots while assertively embracing modern design cues . The A . J . will consist of studio , 1- bedroom and 2-bedroom residences that have been thoughtfully designed to fit an urban lifestyle .
The residences include well-appointed finishes and built-in cabinetry and offer plenty of natural light . The building ’ s amenities will include a co-working area , fitness center , pool and spa , dog wash and a rooftop sky lounge with outdoor grills and fire tables .
“ From the start , The A . J . has been integral to our vision for the Railyards ,” says Denton Kelley , managing principal of Downtown Railyard Venture , master developer of the Railyards . “ There is a voiced need for multifamily housing that has modern amenities , is affordable and is proximate to Downtown Sacramento . The A . J . fills this void .”
With an eye on stewardship , the residences will achieve Build It Green gold standard for energy efficiency . Situated on 2.89 acres on the southeast corner of Sixth Street and Railyards Boulevard , The A . J . will offer immediate access to light rail , bus and the Sacramento River , as well as an abundance of parking and over 6,000 square feet of ground-floor retail with a mix of tenants .
The A . J . is also within walking distance of other planned developments at
“ There is a voiced need for multifamily housing that has modern amenities , is affordable and is proximate to Downtown Sacramento . The A . J . fills this void .”
— Denton Kelley
Managing Principal of Downtown Railyard Venture
The Railyards , including a Major League Soccer stadium , Kaiser Permanente medical campus and the Central Shops District .
To learn more about The Railyards , visit railyards . com .
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