Nayssan Properties has demolished a small book store at 1650-1654 S. Sawtelle Boulevard, clearing the way for the construction of a multifamily residential complex in its place.

The project, dubbed Sawtelle Terraces, would consist of a five-story building featuring 48 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments.  A total of four units would be set aside as affordable housing.

Architect Sam Ghanouni is designing the low-rise structure, which would feature an exterior of cement plaster and zinc panels.  Accessorry features would include three levels of basement parking and a rooftop deck.

Rendering by Sam Ghanouni

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Eight Small Lot Houses Break Ground in Silver Lake

Complete is anticipated in November.

Los Angeles-based developer RC Homes has broken ground on a new set of small-lot houses in Silver Lake.

Hyperion Silver Lake, named for its address at 853 Hyperion Avenue, will consist of eight-single family dwellings, each featuring three-bedroom and 3.5-bathroom floor plans.