Onni Group is ramping up construction for its latest South Park tower development, with the addition of a new tower crane at 1212 Flower Street.

The future high-rise complex, located next-door to Metro's Pico station, will consist of buildings of 40 an 31 stories featuring 730 apartments above 8,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and restaurant space.

Vancouver-based architect Chris Dikeakos designed the towers, which will rise to maximum heights of 529 feet and 421 feet.

The project is one of numerous high-rise developments now underway in South Park, including Circa, Oceanwide Plaza and 1133 Hope Street.

Rendering by Chris Dikeakos Architects

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City Looks to Update Land Use and Transportation Along Rail-to-River Corridor

A freight railway that cuts through South L.A. is set for rebirth as an active transportion corridor.

In 2012, Metro began exploring the possibility of transforming a segment of a former freight rail right-of-way that cuts through the heart of South Los Angeles into an active transportation project.  The project, now known as the Rail-to-River corridor, would convert the Harbor Subdivision - which runs east-to-west along Florence and Slauson Avenues - for use by pedestrians and cyclists.

To capitalize on this investment, the Cit