Wedgewood Houston

New Renderings Offer A Glimpse Inside Martin Flats; Micro Units Planned For WeHo.

Construction is well underway at Martin Flats located at the corner of Humphreys Street and Martin Street. Designed by Hastings Architecture, Martin Flats will offer fully furnished 200 sf micro-apartments in the heart of Wedgewood Houston. The apartments will include individual kitchenettes and bathrooms, at a price point projected below $1000.

The co-living element to Martin Flats will feature large common kitchens on each floor, community spaces, a courtyard, large rooftop deck and storefront retail space. Here is a quick rundown of Martin Flats:

Martin Flats

  • What’s Now: Previous Vacant Lot
  • What’s Next: Mixed-Use Development
  • Developer: The Mathews Co. and Eagle Rock Ventures
  • Location: 461 Humphreys Street
  • Capacity: 150 Micro-Units, Amenities, Retail
  • Status: Under Construction – RC Matthews Contractor
  • Cost: $6.2 Million Real Estate Transaction

The use of micro units and co living is a concept used in big cities for nearly a decade. It can be a mechanism that addresses density where available land in competitive real estate markets is rare. Micro units are a niche market as it takes an embrace of minimalistic living to make it work. Here are a few renderings of what to expect at Martin Flats.

Here is a view of the interior courtyard with an open stair.

This rendering gives an idea of what to expect in a typical apartment.

The next two renderings give more context to the co-living element of Martin Flats.

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