One year after fencing off a series of vacant buildings at 12027-12035 Wilshire Boulevard, Metropolitan Pacific Real Estate Group is now one level above ground at the Picasso Brentwood apartments.

The project, designed by VTBS Architects, will consist of a six-story building featuring 81 market rate and affordable apartments, in addition to ground-floor commercial space and parking for 126 vehicles.

Renderings of the completed development portray a contemporary mid-rise structure, wrapped with glass balconies and capped with a rooftop amenity deck.

A completion date for Picasso Brentwood has not been announced.

Image via Metropolitan Pacific Real Estate Group
Image via Metropolitan Pacific Real Estate Group

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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