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Flurry of Development for Sawtelle-Area Underway

Series of construction developments underway in Sawtelle neighborhood

By Toi Creel

Renovations are happening in the Sawtelle-area with plans to make the area more affordable-housing-friendly.

At the corner of Pico Boulevard and Federal Avenue, framework is rising for a new apartment complex.

The four story building, which is replacing a commercial building, will sit on top of a parking structure with 12 stalls.

Developers are also looking at making affordable housing on Barry Avenue.

The six story, 61 unit building would replace three residential buildings, according to an application recently submitted to the Los Angeles Department of City Planning.

A rendering of a project at Pico and Federal. Photo: Plus Architects

There’s also changes coming to Wilshire Boulevard.

Less than two years after breaking ground, the 34-story Landmark || Apartment tower will replace a Pavilions supermarket.

Located at 11750 Wilshire Blvd, according to urbanize LA, the development will be a total of 34 stories and feature 376 apartments including: studios, one and two bedrooms, and 19 spaces set for affordable housing.

It will also include a landscaped area, which will take up 40,000-square-feet just at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Stoner Avenue.

Renderings show a 349-foot-tall structure compromise of glass and steel, designed by Gensler and the project is being constructed by Douglas Emmett, Inc. and.

The tower won’t just make way for much-needed housing in an oversaturated California market, it will also be the tallest structure in Los Angeles west of the 405 freeway.

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