A City-owned parking lot in San Pedro could give way for a mixed-use development, per a motion filed by 15th District Councilmember Joe Buscaino.

Last year, the Los Angeles Department of General Services issued a request for proposals to solicit interest in the 38,000-square-foot property at 462 W. 9th Street.  The RFP received one response from an unspecified development firm, which has proposed an affordable housing complex featuring a ground-floor retail component.

As the project would include subsidized affordable housing, Buscanio has referred the proposal to the Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department for review.

Additional details are currently unclear.

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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