At 5550 Hollywood Boulevard, construction continues for a new mixed-use complex from Atlanta-based real estate firm Wood Partners.

The $100-million development, located across the street from the Red Line's Hollywood/Western Station, will consist of a six-story building featuring 280 apartments and approximatley 12,600 square feet of street-fronting commercial floor area.  Residential amenities will include a swimming pool, a fitness center, and an underground parking garage.

Designs from Los Angeles-based PSL Architects call for an exterior consisting primarily of brick veneer and cement plaster.  The development will also incorporate the ffacade of Falcon Studios, a two-story brick structure from the 1920s which served as a rehearsal studio during Hollywood's golden age.

The project - which was originally entitled by Sonny Astani - is one of several mixed-use developments planned or underway east of the Hollywood freeway trench, including a similar residential-retail complex proposed at 5750 Hollywood Boulevard.

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Six-Story Apartment Building to Rise on Westlake Parking Lot

Another project through the Transit Oriented Communities program.

A 9,300-square-foot surface parking lot in Westlake is slated for development, according to plans filed last week with the City of Los Angeles.

The property, located at 366 S. Loma Drive, could see the construction of a six-story building featuring 39 apartments - including affordable units - above a partially subterranean parking garage.