More Details for Koreatown’s Vermont Corridor

Los Angeles County has kicked off the environmental review process for the Vermont Corridor project, giving us a chance to learn new details about the proposed redevelopment of several dilapidated properties in Koreatown.

Trammell Crow Company, which was selected as the project’s developer last August, is expected to construct a mixture of government offices, apartments and ground-level commercial space on three sites along Vermont Avenue just north of Wilshire Boulevard.

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The first property – located to 510-532 S. Vermont Avenue – is currently improved with a vacant County office building.  Plans call for razing the existing structure and redeveloping the property as a 21-story tower featuring 471,000 square feet of office space above 10,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space and parking for 965 vehicles.  The 296-foot tall building was designed by Gensler as of last year. Continue reading