Vertical construction is proceeding for Talaria, a mixed-use development in Burbank Media District.

Located on a 3.86-acre site at 3401 W. Olive Avenue, the five-story building will feature 241 residential units atop a 43,000-square-foot ground-floor Whole Foods Market.  Plans also call for a 760-car parking garage, as well as amenities uch as a swimming pool, a common area great lawn and a gym.

VTBS Architects is designing the podium-type complex, which is portrayed in renderings as a contemporary low-rise structure.

The project, which comes from the Cusumano Group, is scheduled to open in 2018.

Rendering by VTBS Architects
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125-Unit Affordable Housing Development Completed in Westlake

LINC Housing Corp. built the $57-million project.

LINC Housing has completed construction of Mosaic Gardens at Westlake, a new affordable housing community located just west of Downtown Los Angeles.

The $57-million development rose from a long-vacant lot at the corner of Beverly Boulevard and Lucas Avenue, and consists of a six-story building featuring 125 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments serving the formerly homeless, low-income families, and seniors.  Rents in the building are set between $398 and