Alton Plaza

  • Housing type: Affordable and Market Rate Community
  • Region: East Texas
  • Address: 202 E Whaley St, Longview, Texas 75601
  • Leasing Status: Now Leasing
  • Units: 48
    8 - Studio
    15 - 1 Bedroom/1 Bath
    25 - 2 Bedroom/2 Bath
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  • Leasing number: 903-236-5022
  • Owner/Developer: Saigebrook Development
  • Co-Developer: O-SDA Industries

Alton Plaza is a 5-story adaptive reuse of the historic Petroleum Building in downtown Longview, providing 48 mixed income urban residences. This rehabilitation of a building which has long sat vacant is part of a larger revitalization of downtown Longview and offers much-needed downtown housing options for households at a variety of income levels.

Affordability breakdown: 68% of Alton Plaza’s units are affordable at 30%, 50%, and 60% area median income. 32% of the units are market rate.

Units feature high-efficiency appliances and lighting, solid surface counters and flooring, and are be cable, internet, and phone ready.

Community amenities include a fully furnished clubhouse with community room, leasing center, business center, community theatre room, business center, and fitness center. The development is in the heart of downtown Longview, within walking distance of many of the city’s amenities.

Alton Plaza in the news:

Editorial: Petroleum Building redevelopment provides a shot of momentum for downtown

Rehab of Petroleum Building as ‘catalyst project for downtown’ could start in September

Petroleum Building renovation into apartments on track for November finish

The Gush-worthy Petroleum Building

2020 Texas Affordable Housing Magazine

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