Construction is now well above ground at Millennium Santa Monica, a mixed-use complex by Houston-based developer Dinerstein Cos.

The project, rising on a 3.5-acre property at 2930 Colorado Avenue, consists of multiple five-story buildings that will offer 356 apartments and 25,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.  Plans call for a mix of studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, including 38 that will be set aside as affordable housing.

Michael W. Folonis Architects designed the East Village development, which will include open space through a series of walkways and courtyards.

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Proposed Weingart Center Towers Take a Step Forward

The Downtown nonprofit hopes to build high-rise affordable housing at 6th and San Pedro.

In early 2017, the Weingart Center for the Homeless filed plans with the City of Los Angeles to construct new affordable housing on two sites at the intersection of 6th and San Pedro Streets in Downtown Los Angeles.  That project has taken a key step forward, with the publication of an environmental report by the Department of City Planning