Two-Building Hollywood Development Begins Work Project includes more than 200 apartments and ground-floor retail space.

A year-and-a-half after puchasing two develoment sites near Hollywood & Highland, Mill Creek Residential Trust has started construction on a long-delayed residential-retail complex.  Heavy equipment is now on site at 1600 N. Highland Avenue and 1600 N. McCadden Place, and protective barriers are in place along Selma Avenue.

The properties are slated for two buildings, each of which would rise six stories and offer a combined total of 210 residential units, according to filings with the Los Angeles Deppartment of Building and Safety.  The building fronting Highland Avenue would also offer approximately 12,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. Continu reading