Exterior work is nearing completion the nearly 100,000-square-foot expansion of the Otis College of Art and Design's primary Westchester campus.

The main component of the project - a five-story structure along the western perimeter of the campus - consists of separate residential and academic wings linked together by a 300-seat auditorium.  When completed, the building will offer housing for up to 234 students, a library, academic space, a student union and a resource center.

Outside of the new building, a landscaped central quad is poised to become a central gathering space for the college.

The project was jointly designed by Ehrlich Architects and Frederick Fisher and Partners.

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Last week, California Landmark Group submitted an application to the City of Los Angeles to construct a six-story building at the northwest corner of Myra Avenue and Effie Street that would feature 100 apartments through the Transit Oriente