Aerial images courtesy of Hunter Kerhart Architectural Photography showcase progress on Ferrante, developer Geoff Palmer's latest residential-retail complex in City West

The project, Palmer's largest yet, is now taking form on a 10-acre property at 1000 W. Temple Street.  Palmer is now demolishing a parking garage and a 10-story data center to allow for the construction of multiple seven-story buildings featuring 1,500 apartments, 30,000 square feet of retail space and parking for over 2,600 vehicles.

Ferrante is designed with Italian Renaissance-inspired architecture, similar to other projects such as Da Vinci and Orsini.

A timeline for the development has not been announced.

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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