After more than a year-and-a-half of construction, Sydell Group is now nearing completion on its NoMad hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.

The project is converting Giannini Place, the former Bank of Italy Building at 7th and Olive Streets, into 241 guest rooms with custom finishings and artwork.  Plans also call for ground-floor retail and restaurant space, as well as amenities such as a fitness center, meeting rooms, a rooftop pool and an event deck.

Killefer Flammang Architects designed the conversion, building upon original work from Morgan, Walls & Clements.

The NoMad is the second Downtown hotel for Sydell Group, following the nearby Freehand LA.

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100 Apartments Planned in Silver Lake

Six-story development planned south of Fountain Avenue.

A local real estate firm hopes to redevelop a series of early 20th century buildings in Silver Lake with a mid-rise apartment complex.

Last week, California Landmark Group submitted an application to the City of Los Angeles to construct a six-story building at the northwest corner of Myra Avenue and Effie Street that would feature 100 apartments through the Transit Oriente