Here's a Curbed followup to last week's post about a much improved design.http://la.curbed.com/archives/2014/08/arts_districts_amp_lofts_get_more_units_and_more_green_space.php
In case you'd lost any excitement from the initial talk about this project, this should refuel the fire. I cannot wait for work to start on this.
Looks like this one has up and moved entirely. Their new location will be inside the soon-to-be-renovated Macy's Plaza. Pretty cool, though I must say I'm disappointed the corner of 3rd and Main is going to remain a parking lot for now.
D.R. Horton (touted
America's largest home builder) is inserting 60 new, nearly identical homes into the former KHJ radio tower site. If there's anything that CityGrows was created for, it was to prevent things like this.
Mass produced single family homes in mid city? Really? At best the developer is out of touch.
Dear Councilmember Huizar,
This evening I attended a meet and greet with the developer of the large new development at 950 E. 3rd St (at the corner of E 3rd St and Santa Fe Ave.), and I thought it was important that I reach out and share my thoughts on the affair.
If there's one thing that can be said with definition, it's that this neighborhood is going to change. A lot of... (continued)
A plan to create five new pedestrian-friendly connections to Union Station has been revealed by The Source. It will include large, dedicated bike paths along routes like Los Angeles St and Caesar Chavez. Here are the renderings.
The US bank tower is getting an observation deck and restaurant on its top floor. Sadly, though, plans to convert it partially to residential have fallen through.
The updated renderings for this project are getting support from the city. It's nice to see that they're finally starting to break these kinds of developments down into smaller chunks with pedestrian space in between.
Looks like the siding is starting to go up!
It's easy to forget the crash mansion was ever here.
Frank Gehry has announced he's donating a design for the new children's institute campus in Watts.http://la.curbed.com/archives/2014/07/frank_gehry_will_design_campus_for_abused_children_in_watts.php