Senior Affordable Housing to Incorporate Florence Library Five-story building planned one block west of Blue Line station.

A document submitted last month to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors offers a first look at the proposed mixed-use development which would serve as the new home of the Florence Library.

The project, which is being undertaken by AMCAL Multi-Housing, calls for razing the current library and an adjacent commercial structure, which span across a one-acre site at 1600-1616 E. Florence Avenue.  Afterwards, plans call for the construction of a five-story building on the property, featuring 116 units of senior affordable housing.  The library would be relocated into a 10,000-square-foot space within the building’s ground floor. Continu reading