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LA County + USC Medical Center, a towering icon of East Los Angeles, is in the midst of a pronounced building boom on its 90-acre Lincoln Heights campus.

Norris Healthcare Consultation Center

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At the southeast corner of San Pablo and Alcazar Streets, the steel skeleton of the Norris Healthcare Consultation Center is now complete.

The seven-story structure, designed by global architecture firm HKS, will offer approximately 115,000 square feet of floor area devoted to a women's cancer program, an infusion center and a multidisciplinary clinic.

Scheduled for completion in 2016, it is the first of two new towers planned by the Keck Medical Center.

Construction of a second seven-story building is slated to follow on an adjacent parking lot after the completion of a new parking garage on Valley Boulevard.

Currie Hall

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On the opposite side of Alcazar Street, the wood frame of Currie Hall is currently taking form.

The five-story complex, designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning, will offer 177 apartments for medical students with a maximum capacity of 450 beds.  Plans call for a full array of amenities, including a fitness center, a swimming pool, free printing and Wi-Fi service.

According to an official website from developer American Campus Communities, rents in Currie Hall will range from $899 to $1,499 per month.

The student housing development is expected to open in Fall 2016.

Hyatt House

A vacant lot currently in use as a construction stage area for Currie Hall is slated to become an $80-million extended-stay Hyatt House hotel.

Plans from Los Angeles-based Sonnenblick Development, LLC call for a five-story building featuring 200 guest rooms, nearly 20,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, and an approximately 10,000-square-foot conference center.

The proposed Hyatt House, designed by AHT Architects, would offer a standard range of guest amenities, including a pool deck and a 310-car parking garage.

  • News (Sonnenblick Development)

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