Updated renderings have emerged for a mixed-use development proposed near to Cal State Northridge via a staff report to the Los Angeles City Planning Commission.

Developer Nordhoff Darby, LLC intends to raze a vacant single-family home and a small commercial building to allow the construction of a five-story building at the northwest corner of Nordhoff and Darby Streets.  Plans call for 146 apartments and 2,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, in addition to amenities such as a fitness center, courtyards and a 222-car garage.

The mixture of one-, two- and three-bedroom units are being designed by DE Architects.  Renderings portray a modern building clad with metal and fiber cement panels.

An construction timeline remains uncertain.

The Planning Department has recommended that the Commission approve the project.

Rendering by DE Architects
Rendering by DE Architects

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Checking in on the 904 La Brea Apartments

Mixed-use building sprouts on the Hollywood - West Hollywood border.

Three stories of wood-frame construction now rise above a concrete podium at 904 La Brea Avenue, where CIM Group is in the midst of construction at its latest Hollywood development.

The project, located just outside of West Hollywood city limits, will feature 169 residential units above 37,000 square feet of commercial space at completion.  Plans call for a mix of studio, one-, and two-bedroom apartments, including 414