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A small residential complex near the Hollywood Walk of Fame are slated to give way for a mid-rise hotel development.

Yesterday, plans were filed with the City of Los Angeles to construct a 10-story building on a half-acre site at 1719 N. Whitley Street, featuring 156 guest rooms above parking accommodations for 122 vehicles and 16 bicycles.  The project would require the demolition of six low-rise structures that contain a total of 40 residential units.

A case filing from the Department of City Planning links the proposed development to Whitley Apartments, a limited liability corporation based out of West Los Angeles.

The property sits immediately north of a similar hotel proposal from CIM Group, and north of a growing cluster of boutique establishments surrounding Selma Avenue.

1719 N. Whitley Avenue (Image: Google Street View)
Project site and surroundings (Google Maps)

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Studio Gang-Designed Tower Proposed in Chinatown

The 26-story building would rise at 643 N. Spring Street.
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A curving mixed-use tower designed by Studio Gang is set to rise in Chinatown.

The project, first reported by Curbed, calls for replacing a series of small commercial at 643 N. Spring Street with a 26-story, 270-foot-tall building that would feature 300 apartments, 149 hotel rooms, and public open space.