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Killefer Flammang Architects has announced the completion of Paloma Terrace, a new affordable housing complex by the Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF Housing).  The four-story building, located at 5000 S. Main Street in South Los Angeles, features 59 residential units reserved for low-income families.

Paloma Terrace sits directly across the street from Broadwood  Terrace, an 89-unit sister facility which opened in 2015.  The two properties arrive just as RHF - one of the nation's largest nonprofit providers of housing for older adults - celebrates its 55th anniversary.

The massing of the building, which was designed by Killefer Flammang Architects, is broken down into a series of vertical elements, with exterior materials such as wood siding, trespa panels and stucco.  A break in its façade opens a central courtyard to the outside community.  The courtyard includes an oval-shaped green space, a large playground and a barbeque area.

The project has been designed to qualify for LEED Platinum certification.

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On July 24, the Central Area Planning Commission is scheduled to consider an appeal of a proposed small lot subdivision across the street from Barnsdall Park. The project, located at 4765-4773 Hollywood Boulevard, calls for demolishing an existing commercial building and parking lot to make way for the construction of 18 single-family residences.  The three-story buildings would offer floor plans between 1,794 and 2,969 square feet, each featuring a two-car garage.