The long-planned redevelopment of Downtown's Pershing Square is moving forward, but in incremental stages. This morning 14th District City Councilman José Huizar, along with representatives of the City's Bureau of Engineering and the Department of Recreation and Parks announced that the $110…

The plaza at City National 2 Cal is undergoing a major renovation, removing its trademark watercourt in favor of more green space and benches. The move sparked interest amongst curious minds on what the new space will be named, now that it is without its water feature. Now we have our answer…

In May, the Little Tokyo Service Center purchased the former Umeya Rice Cake factory in the area between Little Tokyo and Skid Row nicknamed “Skidrokyo” with the intention of making a fully affordable housing development. Documents filed last week with the Department of City Planning reveal …

Last month the Los Angeles City Council approved a planned 29-story apartment building in South Park. The residential structure will replace a parking lot at 845 S. Olive St. and comes from developer Hearst Olive, with 205 apartments ranging from studios to two-bedroom units.

In 2016, the Friends of the Chinese American Museum, the nonprofit responsible for supporting the Chinese American Museum, settled on a path to expand the footprint of the museum at the 44-acre El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. Last week, that plan took an important step forward …

After four years of construction, tenants have started moving into a new residential high-rise at the base of Bunker Hill and a stone’s throw away from Pershing Square. Last week, Park Fifth officially opened, marking the completion of a major residential project that had been in planning fo…

Los Angeles County is exploring building either affordable or interim housing at a site between the Chinatown Metro Station and the Men’s Central Jail. Last week the county approved a motion from Supervisor Hilda Solis to check the feasibility of redeveloping a site at 1060 N. Vignes St., wh…

Park Fifth officially got its certificate of occupancy on Monday, Nov. 25, giving the green light for future residents to begin moving into the recently completed project. The 24-story apartment complex directly north of Pershing Square at 427 W. Fifth St. will begin accepting move-ins on Mo…

The City of Los Angeles shared new specifics and the latest updates on its mixed-use office building planned to go up on the former site of the Parker Center last week. The community meeting, held at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo on the evening of Tuesda…

A contentious mixed-use project was pushed on to the next step last week of the development cycle after the Los Angeles City Planning Commission voted to advance the development, in the process rejecting an appeal that sought to prevent its construction. The real estate investment firm Jade …

The City is looking to partner with the County to transform a county-owned lot into an affordable housing project. A motion, filed late last month by First District City Councilman Gil Cedillo outlines a plan to work with Los Angeles County First District Supervisor Hilda Solis’ office to tu…

Another project is being planned near Los Angeles State Historic Park. Plans filed with the Department of City Planning by an LLC called 1457 Main call for replacing two industrial buildings at 1435 N. Main St. with a new live/work building containing 243 apartment units.

Downtown has experienced an unprecedented development boom over the past two decades, with new high-rise residential and commercial developments ushering in a new era of the Central City.

An existing Skid Row building could be demolished to make way for a new affordable housing project. Last week the Department of City Planning released an initial study for a seven-story building at 508 E. Fourth St. The project, from the Skid Row Housing Trust, would replace the three-story …

One of Downtown’s mega projects is turning its final, in-construction tower into apartments. Metropolis, at Eighth and Francisco streets, comprises four high rises, three of which are finished. The last, a 58-story edifice, planned to house 685 condos, but those units have now been converted…

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