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This edition of Throwback Thursday shows the difference that four years can make for one of the most iconic views of the Los Angeles skyline.

The first image, captured by architectural photographer Hunter Kerhart in October 2013, shows Downtown in the early stages of its ongoing building boom.  At the time, the only visible change since the financial crisis was the joint Courtyard Marriott and Residence Inn hotel tower adjacent to L.A. Live.

The after image, taken in October 2017, is highlighted by the completed Wilshire Grand, as well as ongoing construction at Circa, Oceanwide Plaza and 1120 S. Grand Avenue.

Imagine what things will look like in another four years.

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Senior Affordable Housing Coming to Santa Monica

Three-story development planned on 14th Street.
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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