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Work Underway at Santa Monica’s Trailer Park Redevelopment

Dinerstein Cos., a Houston-based real estate firm, has commenced with construction for a multifamily residential complex at the former site of Santa Monica’s Village Trailer Park.

The Millennium East Village, which is rising from a 3.5-acre site at 2930 Colorado Avenue, will consist of a series of five-story buildings featuring 374 residential units, coming in studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans.  Approved plans call for 38 of the apartments to be set aside as affordable housing, as well as 25,000 square feet of commercial space along Colorado Boulevard. Continu reading

Cladding Goes up at Hollywood’s Kimpton Hotel: Un Autre Hotel A Hollywood

After nearly one year of construction, exterior work is in full swing for Hollywood’s Argyle Hotel.

Located at 1800 N. Argyle Avenue, the project consists of a 16-story hotel featuring 220 guest rooms, restaurant space, and ancillary features such as meeting rooms, a swimming pool and a parking garage. Read some more


$300-Million Redondo Beach Waterfront Project Moves Ahead

Last week, the Redondo Beach City Planning Department released a final environmental impact report detailing plans for a dramatic makeover of the city’s waterfront.

The proposed $300-million development from real estate firm CenterCal Properties reimagines approximately 36 acres of land surrounding the Redondo Beach Pier as a waterfront village, featuring more than 500,000 square feet of recreational and commercial facilities. More readings


Le Debut Des constructions de ses Deux Buildings Downtown Los Angeles

Le debut des constructions ne cesse D’ etre announcer  a Downtown Los Angeles. Florent Mbesse presente le debut des constructions  de ses Deux Buildings. Si tu n as pas ete a Los Angeles il ya 5 ans de cela tu ne connais pas Los Angeles

Dual 24-Story Towers Rising at Eighth & Spring Streets

MVE + Partners, an Orange County-based architecture and planning firm, has announced the groundbreaking of 732 Spring Street, the second of two high-rise developments which the company has designed in Downtown Los Angeles for a joint venture between North American Sekisui House, LLC and developer Holland Partner Group.


What Happens to Homeless People When LA Demolishes Their Encampments?

As Los Angeles’s $2-billion plan to fight homelessness awaits funding, homelessness continues to increase, the majority of homeless residents remain unsheltered, and the city sees intent on making more and more sweeps of homeless encampments, the LA Times takes a look at a few people whose homes in the Tujunga Wash were demolished, to see where people go and what they do once their improvised homes have been destroyed by the city.

It is nice to critic but you have to also come up with a solution if you think it is that easy to solve. Every body will be happy to see the homeless issue resolved. No one wants to see homeless situation on their backyard.

A photo of homeless tents with tall new skyscrapers in the background.

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