Construction is underway for a new affordable housing complex near the intersection of Florence and Normandie Avenues.

The project, located on a .36-acre site at 1315 W. Florence Avenue, will consist of a three-story building featuring 20 low-income apartments.

Building permits link the project to Koreatown-based architect Samuel Cho.

The prroperty at 1315 Florence has seen several proposed development schemes in the last decade, including plans for small lot houses and a coin laundromat.

1315 W. Florence Avenue. Image via Google Maps

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Senior Affordable Housing Coming to Santa Monica

Three-story development planned on 14th Street.

The Community Corporation of Santa Monica is pursuing the development of a new senior affordable housing complex just south of the 10 Freeway.

The proposed three-story edifice, slated for a 15,000-square-foot site at 1820 14th Street, would replace a series of smaller commercial buildings with 39 apartments reserved for low-income seniors.  Plans also call for a ground-floor community room, a laundry facility, a library, and one level of underground p