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You may have to wait until 2020 to experience the new Sixth Street Viaduct in person, but a video posted to the project's official YouTube account offers a sneak preview.

Budgeted at $480 million, the new bridge will span 3,500 feet across the Los Angeles River, linking the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles to Boyle HeightsMichael Maltzan Architecture and Hargreaves Associates designed the project, which is highlighted by a series of swooping arches.

The City of Los Angeles also intends to spend approximately $22 million to construct 12 acres of park space below the bridge, creating new connections to the river.

14th District Councilmember Jose Huizar has announced a proposal to create an underground wiring district that could relocate power lines and build new sidewalks in the area surrounding the viaduct.

Rendering via Michael Maltzan Architecture

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Mixed-Use Development Planned for Playa del Rey Faces Appeal

Plans call for a four-story building featuring apartments over retail.
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A controversial proposal to construct a residential-retail development in Playa del Rey received sign-offs from the City of Los Angeles earlier this year, but now faces an appeal to the L.A. City Planning Commission.

Legado Del Mar, a project of the Beverly Hills-based Legado Companies, would bring a low-rise apartment complex to a currently vacant property at 138 E.