Environmental documents published by the Los Angeles Planning Department offer a first glimpse of the Adams and Grand Project, developer CityView's proposed mixed-use complex in Historic South Central.

Named for its location at the corner of Adams Boulevard and Grand Avenue, the project would consist of a seven-story building featuring 296 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments - including 25 very low income units - above 5,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.  A series of small commercial buildings would need to be demolished for the proposed development.

Humphreys & Partners Architects is designing the podium-type building, which is portrayed as a colorful mid-rise edifice with alternating patches of red, white, grey and blue.  The residential units would wrap around landscaped interior courtyards, as well as other amenities such as a swimming pool and a club room.

Parking for up to 343 vehicles would be provided in a partially subterranean garage.

The project is one of a handful of new mixed-use developments reshaping the blocks surrounding the Expo Line's LATTC/Ortho Institute Station, including the Lorenzo and a proposed tower complex fronting Figueroa Street.

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Six-Story Apartment Building to Rise on Westlake Parking Lot

Another project through the Transit Oriented Communities program.

A 9,300-square-foot surface parking lot in Westlake is slated for development, according to plans filed last week with the City of Los Angeles.

The property, located at 366 S. Loma Drive, could see the construction of a six-story building featuring 39 apartments - including affordable units - above a partially subterranean parking garage.