A tower crane is now in place at Los Robles Avenue and Green Street in Pasadena, as construction goes vertical for the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine

The school, previously set to open Fall 2019, will inhabit a four-story facility featuring a roof deck and basement parking.

Initial enrollment will be a class of 48 students, with a gradual expansion to 192 students by 2022.

The medical school sits catacorner to a new Hyatt Place hotel now under construction at Paseo Colorado.

Construction at the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
Construction of the school. Image via OxBlue.

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City Looks to Update Land Use and Transportation Along Rail-to-River Corridor

A freight railway that cuts through South L.A. is set for rebirth as an active transportion corridor.

In 2012, Metro began exploring the possibility of transforming a segment of a former freight rail right-of-way that cuts through the heart of South Los Angeles into an active transportation project.  The project, now known as the Rail-to-River corridor, would convert the Harbor Subdivision - which runs east-to-west along Florence and Slauson Avenues - for use by pedestrians and cyclists.

To capitalize on this investment, the Cit