With the finish line rapidly approaching for the two-tower Circa development in Downtown Los Angeles, crews are now wrapping the project's eight-story podium with the massive LED screens promised by renderings.  Preview them below in a video produced by StandardVision.

The $500-million development, a joint venture between Jamison Services, Inc. and Hankey Investment Group, consists of twin 35-story towers featuring 648 luxury apartments above 48,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.

Harley Ellis Devereaux designed the exterior of the towers, while local firm HansonLA handled its interiors.

Circa's screen will eventually be joined by an even larger LED ribbon at the adjacent Oceanwide Plaza development, which will span the full block of Figueroa Street between 11th and 12th Streets.

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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