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Another senior affordable housing complex is coming to the Pico Union neighborhood, per an agenda item from the City of Los Angeles' CRA/LA Bond Oversight Committee.

1010 Development Corporation has proposed the construction of Casa Carmen, a 25-unit age restricted apartment complex that would replace a single-family home and two commercial buildings at the corner of 11th Street and Burlington Avenue.

The proposed three-story building would feature a modern design from Onyx Architects, highlighted by a roof terrace.  A historic building on the property would be integrated into the the new construction.

According to a staff report from the California Treasurer's Office, the $11.5-million project would cater to households making up to 30 percent of the area median income, with a proposed monthly rent of $488.

The City of Los Angeles has proposed appropriating approximately $2.58 million in CRA/DLA excess bond proceeds to help fund the project.

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Yesterday, the Los Angeles Philharmonic unveiled architectural designs by Gehry Partners for the new Judity and Thomas L. Beckmen YOLA Center @ Inglewood, the future permanent home of the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA). The $14.5-million project will transform a former branch of Security Pacific Bank at 101 S. La Brea Avenue into a light-filled, flexible facility capable of hosting rehearsals, classes, and performances.  It will serve up to 500 students each year from Inglewood and surrounding communities.