Nayssan Properties has demolished a small book store at 1650-1654 S. Sawtelle Boulevard, clearing the way for the construction of a multifamily residential complex in its place.

The project, dubbed Sawtelle Terraces, would consist of a five-story building featuring 48 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments.  A total of four units would be set aside as affordable housing.

Architect Sam Ghanouni is designing the low-rise structure, which would feature an exterior of cement plaster and zinc panels.  Accessorry features would include three levels of basement parking and a rooftop deck.

Rendering by Sam Ghanouni

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LOHA-Designed Houses Coming to Franklin Village

Five small lot homes to rise north of the 101 Freeway.

Work is getting underway for a new set of small lot houses near Franklin Village in Hollywood, according to a representative of developer ROM Investments.

The project, located at 1826 Canyon Drive, will consist of five single-family residences, each featuring two bedrooms, 2.5-bathrooms, rooftop decks, and two-car garages.