Architectural plans posted by the Palms Neighborhood Council offer a first look at the latest apartment complex planned for Motor Avenue.
Last November, local developer Premier League, Inc. filed plans with the City of Los Angeles to raze a duplex and a triplex at 3764-3766 S. Motor Avenue to make way for the construction of a larger apartment complex. The project, which is not yet approved, calls for the construction of a six-story building featuring 36 studio, one-, and two-bedroom apartments in addition to 414 square feet of ground-floor restaurant space and 27 parking spaces located at-grade and in a subterranean level.
Premier League is seeking entitlements through the Transit Oriented Communities guidelines - including increased density - in exchange for setting aside four apartments as affordable housing at the extremely low-income level. To offset the loss of five existing apartments, the proposed affordable units would consist of three one-bedroom dwellings and one two-bedroom dwelling, creating five total bedrooms.
Warren Techentin Architecture is designing 3766 Motor, which would consist of five levels of wood-frame construction atop a concrete podium. Plans call for a roof deck overlooking Motor Avenue.
The project site is located just north of Venice Boulevard, where California Landmark Group is planning a similar mixed-use development consisting of 79 apartments with ground-floor retail.