Nearly a year-and-a-half after we last dropped by, the wood frame of Leeward Plaza has taken shape in MacArthur Park.

The project, located on a .85-acre site at 2925-2951 W. Leeward Avenue, consists of a five-story building that will feature 80 apartments above a parking garage.  Plans call for a mixture of one-, two- and three-bedroom dwellings between 663 and 1,764 square feet in size.

Mega Home - a company based out of Commerce - is the project's developer.

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Affordable Housing Rises Next to Blue Line in Long Beach

The Beacon will feature 160 units next to Anaheim Station.

After nine months of construction, Century Housing is now four stories about ground at the Beacon, a new affordable housing complex in Downtown Long Beach. 

The project, located next to the Blue Line's Anaheim Station, will feature 160 residential units catering to seniors and veteran in two buildings known as Beacon Place and Beacon Pointe.  Plans also call for amenities such as a gym, a public plaza, supportive s