When exploring San Marcos, you will find no shortage of public art, including creative statues and vibrant murals. There is also a bubbling independent art scene where residents and visitors alike can engage with local visual artists. Read on to learn more about some of these projects and organizations championing local culture and arts in … Continue reading Explore the San Marcos Visual Art Scene
As the summer days are heating up, so has the activity over at Lively Lane! The exterior building envelope continues to be prepped for final siding and roof installation, and all units are nearly dried in with windows, patio doors, and protective roofing underlayment in place. Balcony construction has now started (off-site) and awnings will … Continue reading Construction Update: Earning Our Stripes
San Marcos is increasingly known for its growing network of natural areas, many of which follow natural waterways that run through the city. One of the most visited and scenic is the Purgatory Creek Natural Area, which is just a short walk from Lively Lane. This natural area is comprised of three distinct trail heads in … Continue reading Just Around the Corner: Purgatory Creek
If you have ever explored the City of San Marcos, you probably wondered what the deal is with all of these mermaids. Downtown is filled with mermaid artwork and every year the Mermaid Society of San Marcos leads the Mermaid Promenade. Little do many know, San Marcos has a rich history in mermaid culture that … Continue reading San Marcos Mermaid History + Culture
There are some great sustainable options in San Marcos and the surrounding community when shopping for food and various household items. If you are looking to change your purchasing habits for the betterment of the environment and local community, read on the learn about some of our recommendations. Fresh Local Foods Community Supported Agriculture The … Continue reading Community Spots: Local Sustainable Shopping
Although this rainy summer has slowed us down a bit, our teams are continuing to make progress on the exterior building envelope here at Lively Lane. Since our last update, each building’s Zip System® sheathing (which integrates an air and water barrier too) has turned our buildings quite literally green! We’re talking about the color, … Continue reading Construction Update: Literally Green Buildings!
In effort to provide a more seamless home buying experience to those purchasing a home at Lively Lane, we are excited to announce that we have partnered with Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc’s Big Life Home Loan Group as the preferred lender for Lively Lane! Note: buyers are not obligated to utilize financing or the project’s … Continue reading Meet our Preferred Lender: Big Life!
It’s not a coincidence that our pocket neighborhood is named Lively Lane – it’s the living street that lays the foundations of our community. The idea of a living street, also known as a shared street or home zone, prioritizes pedestrian and bicyclist comfort over the movement of automobiles and focuses on making the street … Continue reading So, what is a Living Street?
Sustainability is something we value tremendously here at Lively Lane, so we are excited to share that our friends at Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Sustainable San Marcos are beginning an educational summer movie series this week! The Summer Sustainable Film Series kicks off this Friday, June 18th at Plaza Park located in Downtown San Marcos. Once a month on … Continue reading Summer Sustainability Film Series
Now that the May rains have (finally!) subsided, things are picking back up at Lively Lane! Framing is finishing up for Phase I homes and the outlines of our little pocket neighborhood are emerging. The exterior building envelope is now underway with sheathing installation in progress. Once this outer shell is in place, roofing, balconies, … Continue reading Construction Update: Topping Out!