A scuttled proposal for a high-rise complex in City West has come back to life in bigger (and hopefully better) form.

Yesterday, Career Lofts-LA, LLC submitted revised plans to the City of Los Angeles for the construction of a mixed-use develoment on a large property bounded by 7th, Bixel and Ingraham Streets.  According to a case filing from the Department of City Planning, the project would be highlighted by a 36-story tower featuring 422 residential units and commercial space.  Plans also call for the construction of a seven-story hotel within the development.

A document found by resourceful Urbanize commenters indicates that the proposed 143-key hotel would be operated by Home2 Suites, a Hilton brand which focuses on extended-stay travelers.  As of this past February, the hotel was expected to open in July 2016.

The project is linked to United American Properties, a Newport Beach-based real estate consulting firm.  Further details about the proposed development, including its timeline, are unavailable at this point in time.

The 1.9-acre subject property has been eyed for development since as early as 2005, when a previous land owner announced plans for a squat, 17-story condominium building.  That project, like all high-rise developments proposed in City West at the time, was mothballed in the wake of the global recession.

The proposed 36-story tower represents an emerging trend of high-density development spreading west across the Harbor freeway from booming Downtown Los Angeles.  Just three months ago, plans were revealed for a similar 26-story tower on a nearby property at 1135-1147 W. 7th Street.  One block south, a 12-story apartment building is in the works on Hartford Avenue.

Rendering of the abandoned proposal for a 17-story residential tower.

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LA Phil Unveils Frank Gehry Design for New YOLA Center in Inglewood

Construction is expected to begin in spring 2019.

Yesterday, the Los Angeles Philharmonic unveiled architectural designs by Gehry Partners for the new Judity and Thomas L. Beckmen YOLA Center @ Inglewood, the future permanent home of the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA). The $14.5-million project will transform a former branch of Security Pacific Bank at 101 S. La Brea Avenue into a light-filled, flexible facility capable of hosting rehearsals, classes, and performances.  It will serve up to 500 students each year from Inglewood and surrounding communities.