Five months into construction, a new Hyatt Place hotel is now rising above ground at Paseo Colorado in Pasadena.

The project, located at the northwest corner of Los Robles Avenue and Green Street, will consist of a six-story building featuring 186 rooms, as well as ground-floor retail space and guest amenities.

Cuningham Group designed the mid-rise structure, which will wrap around a podium-level pool deck.

The $31-million project is expected to finish by the third quarter of this year.  It is located catacorner to the future home of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine.

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Vermont Corridor Development Approved by L.A. County Supervisors

Offices, retail, and mixed-income housing is on the way in Koreatown.

Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to certify the final environmental impact report and ground lease terms for the Vermont Corridor project, the latest step in the proposed redevelopment of several dilapidated office buildings in Koreatown.

The action today allows Trammell Crow Company to proceed with the construction of a new headquarters for the L.A.