Huntington Beach, CA


274 DU | 2.743 AC
99.9 DU/AC
7,923 Retail SF




Design Architect
Architect of Record

Elan Apartments was named a Gold Nugget Grand Award winner in the 2016 annual competition for Best Mixed Use Project. The 4 and 5-story mixed-use project located on the southeast corner of Beach Blvd. and Ellis features 274 units with 7,923 SF of retail below in a contemporary beach resort aesthetic. This BuildItGreen-rated project combines the values of community, diversity and sustainability with the sophisticated ease of beach living. The dwellings housed in two buildings range from efficiency studios to full live-work units, serving a wide array of income levels and lifestyles. Neighborhood shops activate the major street frontage and a row of live-work businesses line the secondary frontage. A broad linear public plaza is carved from the space between the two mixed-use buildings, creating synergy of both retail and residential uses.

AO Collaboration



  • Gold Nugget Award for Best Mixed Use Design
  • Gold Nugget Merit Award for Best Multifamily Community
  • Best in American Living Award for Best Mixed Use Community
  • AIA Citation Award for Best Residential Planned Development
  • BuildItGreen Rating