Construction is underway for a pair of small apartment buildings in the West Adams neighborhood.

At 5135 W. Adams Boulevard, a three-story structure featuring 10 dwelling units above ground-floor retail and a basement parking level

Four blocks west at 5263 W. Adams Boulevard, a slightly larger three-story edifice is also underway featuring 14 apartments atop 2,400 square feet of street-level commercial space and a partially subterranean garage.

Permit records from the Department of Building and Safety indicate architecture firm Shubin + Donaldson is designing both projects.

West Adams has recently seen a surge of infill developments, including a six-unit affordable housing development at 4801 Adams and a three-story office building at 5245 Adams.  Larger residential-retail projects are also planned at 5109 and 5163 Adams, and nonprofit developer Abode Communities has proposed two buildings east toward Crenshaw Boulevard.

5135 and 5263 W. Adams Boulevard. Image via Google Maps.

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Small Apartment Building Slated for Crescent Heights Boulevard

Three-story, 12-unit building would rise on two parcels.

Last week, the City of West Hollywood's Design Review Subcommittee considered a proposal to construct a small apartment building on two parcels at 1011 and 1015 N. Crescent Heights Boulevard.

The project, which is being designed by Culver City-based architecture firm Modative, calls for the construction of a three-story, 12-unit building featuring 20 parking spaces.  Plans call for a mix of one- and two-bedroom dwellings, including one unit of affordable housing.