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Throwback Thursday: Three Years of Progress at Metropolis Four-tower development is three decades in the making.

Images supplied by architectural photographer Hunter Kerhart show three years of progress at Metropolis, the four-tower development which is rapidly nearing completion in Downtown Los Angeles.
The $1-billion project, in the works since the Reagan Administration, will include more than 1,500 condominiums, a 350-key Hotel Indigo and over 70,000 square feet of pedestrian-oriented shops and restaurants. Continue reading

Les Constructions a Los Angeles en Ville Sont Aussi Evident Et Continu Sans Cesse

Pour Une ville Qui est Pret a Abriter Le Super bowl L annee Prochaine, The NBA All Stars L Anne Prochaine. Probablement Les Olympics De 2024 ou 2028, Probablement la Coupe du Monde Dans Des Annees A suivre. Los Angeles N a pas Besoin D attendre ses grandes manifestations pour se developper. Le Developpement est constant et sans Cesse pour une ville qui N existe Il N ya que     237 ans environ Ce n est pas mal du tout. Ma Grande Mere Aime a vecu 106 ans. Dison 131 ans avant la Naissance de ma Grand Mere est la naissance de Los Angeles.

Quiz: Which Los Angeles neighborhood should you live in? This quiz will divine the perfect LA neighborhood for your personality

Los Angeles is a city of eclectic neighborhoods—your LA experience and your day-to-day life will be completely different in Venice than in Koreatown, or in Highland Park or Calabasas. So are you living in the right place? Which one is the right neighborhood for you? Our quiz will do all the hard work of figuring that out for you, peering into your soul and finding the place that’ll fit your needs. Have fun! Continu reading

Measure S: live results for LA’s anti-development ballot measure

The future of development in the city of Los Angeles will be decided by Angelenos who voted today on Measure S, a proposal to limit what can be built.

The ballot measure, which was financed primarily by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, targets tall and bulky buildings. It would force a number of reforms to the city’s old planning system, and it would impose a two-year moratorium on any buildings that don’t comply with the city’s General Plan, which is like the bible for development.

Supporters say LA is overdeveloped. They argue developers have too much influence on elected officials, who approve amendments to the General Plan. Continu reading

53-Story Hotel Tower Planned Near L.A. Convention Center TriCal Construction intends to redevelop the City Lights on Fig property

Trical Construction Inc. has filed an application with the Department of City Planning to redevelop its City Lights on Fig property at 1300 S. Figueroa Street, adjacent to the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Located in the rapidly evolving South Park neighborhood, the project will consist of a sleek 53-story tower designed by the global architecture firm Gensler.  Inside, the building would feature two hotels, totaling 1,024 guest rooms, as well as amenities such as ground-floor restaurants, a rooftop bar, meeting rooms and banquet space. Continu reading

New Details for 845 Olive Street Another tower to rise near DTLA’s Whole Foods Market.

This week, the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council’s Planning and Land Use Committee will review developer Heart Olive’s proposed 29-story tower in the Financial District.

The project, which was announced in late 2016, would create 205 apartments, 268 parking spaces and approximately 2,400 square feet of retail space on what is now a parking lot at 845 S. Olive Street.  Plans call for a mixture of studio, one- and two-bedroom dwellings, as well as communal amenities. continu reading

Vacant Lot on Olympic Boulevard Could See Residential-Retail Complex

A residential-retail development could be headed for a vacant lot near MacArthur Park, according to documents published by the Los Angeles Department of City Planning.

The project site, a currently vacant lot at the northwest corner of Olympic Boulevard and Hoover Street, is slated for a seven-story building that would feature 173 residential units above 36,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial uses and 228 parking spaces. Continu reading

A First Glimpse of the District Square Development Residential-retail complex planned near Expo/Crenshaw Station.

A leasing brochure has unveiled renderings for the reimagined District Squre, a proposed mixed-use development that would rise steps from Expo/Crenshaw Station.

Charles Company, the Los Angeles-based real estate firm behind the project at Crenshaw Boulevard and Rodeo Road, revised its original plan for a 300,000-square-foot shopping center on the property in 2015.  According to a notice from the CRA/LA Governing Board, the updated proposal called for the addition of 200 residential units to the project, replacing some of the commercial space. Continu to read

Nearly 1000 Units Planned for Little Tokyo Galleria Site

The Little Tokyo Galleria, a fortress-like structure on the outskirts of both Little Tokyo and the Arts District, could make way for a landscaping-shifting mixed-use complex.

Last week, the Korean-American investors that own the aging shopping center at 3rd and Alameda Streets filed plans with the City of Los Angeles to redevelop the property with a mixture of apartments, shops and restaurants.  According to a case filing with the Department of City Planning, the project would consist of 994 residential units – including 110 live/work units and 160 units of affordable housing – above nearly 100,000 square feet of retail space on the ground and second floors. Continu reading

Mapped: The 30+ new buildings taking over Koreatown

Los Angeles is always evolving, but some neighborhoods change faster than others. A few years from now, it’s hard to imagine any part of the city looking as different as Koreatown. With new buildings going up left and right, entire blocks could be nearly unrecognizable in a relatively short amount of time.

Much of the area’s development activity is concentrated around the Wilshire corridor, but a number of projects are also popping up to the north and south. And one development firm in particular seems to be on a mission to singlehandedly reinvent the neighborhood.

We’ve mapped out all the major projects that have been proposed or are under construction in the area. It gives a sense of just how appealing the area seems to have become for developers. Continu reading