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

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