An affordable housing complex could rise in Florence, mere steps from a station on Metro's Blue Line.

According to a motion put forth by Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, Los Angeles County plans to enter into negotiations with AMCAL Multi-Housing regarding the potential construction of senior affordable apartments on three parcels at 1600-1616 E. Florence Avenue.  The nearly one-acre site is currently developed with a commercial building, surface parking and the Florence Library, which would be incorporated into the ground-floor of the proposed development.

The motion does not specify the project's height, or the total number of units planned.

The property is located two blocks west of Florence Station, which ferries passengers towards both Downtown Los Angeles and Long Beach.

1600-1616 E. Florence Avenue (Image: Google Street View)
1600-1616 E. Florence Avenue (Image: 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.