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