Cielo Place

Housing type: Mixed Income Community

Address: 3111 Race St, Fort Worth, Texas, 76111

Units: 91 total units
50 – Studio
11 – 1 Bedroom/1 Bath
18 – 2 Bedroom/2 Bath
12 – 3 Bedroom/2 Bath


Leasing number: 682-647-1520

Owner/Developer: Saigebrook Development, LLC

Consultant: O-SDA Industries, LLC

Cielo Place is a unique mixed-income housing community in central Fort Worth. This community is located within the rehabilitated historic Riverside Baptist Church. The structure was originally designed by architects Easterwood and Easterwood in 1924 and has been rehabilitated and preserved as a family housing community through the use of federal historic tax credits. Creative architecture as well as careful preservation of historic details have resulted in 91 units of urban affordable housing.

Affordability breakdown: 88% of Cielo Place’s units are affordable at 30%, 50%, and 60% area median income. 12% of the units are market rate.

Units feature high-efficiency appliances and lighting, solid surface counters, and resilient flooring.

Community amenities include a fully furnished clubhouse with community room, business center, leasing center, fitness center, and bicycle parking. Community features local public art by Gregory Beck.

Cielo Place in the news:

Affordable housing developer wants to preserve this historic church for apartments

100-Year-Old Landmark Church Renovated to Become Affordable Housing for Central Fort Worth Neighborhood

Historic Fort Worth Church-Turned-Mixed-Income Housing Saves Residents From Displacement

Cielo Place: A Century-Old Fort Worth Church Gets Reimagined as Mixed-Income Housing

Historic Fort Worth Church Gears Up For New Life As A Mixed-Income Housing Community

Historic Fort Worth church set for new life as mixed-income housing community

Landmark Fort Worth Church Now Home to Families in the Central City

Places Restored, Threatened, Saved, and Lost in Preservation Magazine’s Spring 2022 Issue