Updated renderings have emerged for a mixed-use development proposed near to Cal State Northridge via a staff report to the Los Angeles City Planning Commission.

Developer Nordhoff Darby, LLC intends to raze a vacant single-family home and a small commercial building to allow the construction of a five-story building at the northwest corner of Nordhoff and Darby Streets.  Plans call for 146 apartments and 2,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, in addition to amenities such as a fitness center, courtyards and a 222-car garage.

The mixture of one-, two- and three-bedroom units are being designed by DE Architects.  Renderings portray a modern building clad with metal and fiber cement panels.

An construction timeline remains uncertain.

The Planning Department has recommended that the Commission approve the project.

Rendering by DE Architects
Rendering by DE Architects

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