A Rendering Of The New Look For 8500 Melrose. One of The Ugliest Building In LA will finally get a FaceLift

It’s been voted one of the ugliest buildings in Los Angeles by Curbed LA, Timeout Los Angeles, and LAist, and, according to the Los Angeles Times, it’s been called “the bleeding zebra.”

But 8500 Melrose is about to emerge from its three-decades-long awkward phase to morph—just maybe—into a beautiful swan. The outdated mini-mall at Melrose Avenue and La Cienega, which is best known and also loathed for its facade with horizontal black and white stripes and pink trim, is on the verge of a big facelift. Read More