Apartment & Building Features

APARTMENT FEATURES

  • Accessibility
  • There are 10 one-bedroom apartments (the 1B plan) that include extra accessibility features.




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  • Balconies
  • Several upper floors apartments have balconies – the SD, 1C, and 2D-W plans include them Light and ventilation
  • High-efficiency casement windows have a coating that reduces the amount of heat gain from the summer sun
  • Windows open to face the prevailing summer winds and catch cool evening breezes
  • Windows open all the way to the ceiling to help with summer ventilation
  • 3-speed ceiling fans are located in every living room and bedroom
  • Bathroom exhaust fans are mounted on the roof so they can operate continuously and quietly Heating
  • Most apartments have fan-forced electric heat in the living areas, electric baseboard heat in the bedrooms, and radiant heat in the bathrooms.
  • The apartments on the ground floor of the west building (plans 2E through 2L) have central forced-air heating and air conditioning.




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  • Appliances
  • Self-cleaning oven with electronic controls
  • Energy-Star self-defrosting refrigerator
  • Garbage disposal
  • Energy-Star dishwashers in 1 BR and 2 BR apartments
  • Built-in microwave oven with 2-speed recirculating fan
  • All ground floor apartments have stacked washer/dryer in the unit.




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  • Energy Efficiency
  • Long-lasting, warm-white, energy-efficient compact fluorescent lamps or LEDs in all light fixtures
  • Extra insulation and caulking in exterior walls
  • Electronic thermostats provide accurate settings and control for increased efficiency




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  • Water Efficiency
  • Shower head has strong adjustable spray, but uses only 1.5 gallons of water per minute
  • Toilet uses only 1.6 gallons of water per flush
  • Each apartment has it’s own meter for cold and hot water so that tenants only pay for what they actually use.
 

BUILDING FEATURES

The Sitka consists of two separate 6-story buildings on a full city block with a quiet, landscaped courtyard between them.
  • Community Spaces
  • Community Rooms – Each building has a furnished lounge on the ground floor that looks out onto the courtyard. Enjoy it with a group of friends or just sit by the gas fireplace with a good book.
  • Laundry Rooms – There is a laundry room on each of the upper 5 floors in both buildings. (Ground floor apartments have washers and dryers in the units.)
  • Fitness Rooms – Each building has a fitness room on the second floor with weight equipment and 3 cardio machines.




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  • Community Spaces
  • Community Rooms – Each building has a furnished lounge on the ground floor that looks out onto the courtyard. Enjoy it with a group of friends or just sit by the gas fireplace with a good book.
  • Laundry Rooms – There is a laundry room on each of the upper 5 floors in both buildings. (Ground floor apartments have washers and dryers in the units.)
  • Fitness Rooms – Each building has a fitness room on the second floor with weight equipment and 3 cardio machines.




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  • Guest Unit
  • The Sitka has a furnished guest unit that you can rent – at a fraction of the cost of a hotel room - for your out-of-town guests.




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  • Parking
  • For your car – You can rent a parking space in the full-block underground garage.
  • For your bike – The Sitka has two locked bike rooms on the ground floor, additional bike parking in the garage, and outdoor racks for your guests to use.




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  • Storage
  • The Sitka has 35 storage lockers for rent.