Alexan South Echo Breaks Ground on Temple Street

Yesterday, Trammell Crow Residential officially broke ground on the Alexan South Echo, a mixed-use development in Historic Filipintown, adjacent to Echo Park. Located at 1910 W. Temple Street, the project will consist of a six-story structure featuring 200 market rate apartments above approximately 22,000 square feet of street-fronting commercial space and underground parking. Plans call for a mixture of studio, one- and two-bedroom dwellings, with an average size of 898 square feet.

Upgrades Underway at Echo Park Retail Center

Los Angeles Business Journal reports that real estate firm Veneto Capital Management is bringing upgrades to a rundown retail complex near Echo Park. The 23,000-square-foot property, located at Glendale Avenue and Court Street, features a two small commercial buildings which date to 1921. Beverly Hills-based Veneto has already begun stripping away contemporary modifications to the one-story structures, revealing their original brick facades and bow-truss ceilings. The project, which is being called Echo Park Village, will become the second outpost of Clark Street Bread, a local bakery which has already established its presence at Grand Central Market in Downtown Los Angeles.

Apartments Reshape Sunset Boulevard

An automobile maintenance business in Echo Park is slated to give way for a multifamily residential development. Last week, plans were filed with the City of Los Angeles to construct a mixed-use building on a .31-acre site at 1301 W. Sunset Boulevard. Plans call for a low-rise structure featuring 45 residential units - including four reserved very-low income households - and nearly 1,000 square feet of ground-level commercial space. A case filing from the Los Angeles Department of City Planning links the project to a principal at Beverly Hills-based real estate firm ETCO Homes.

Development Coming to Long Vacant Echo Park Lot

This dusty sliver of land has been touched by a fair bit of drama in recent years. Now it appears that a mixed-use development is on the way. Lets take a look at the details: 330 N Union Avenue NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A 69-UNIT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, INCLUDING 500 SF. OF GROUND-FLOOR COMMERCIAL/RETAIL SPACE WITH A MINIMUM OF 98 ON-SITE PARKING SPACES Back in 2011, Realtor Jovelle Schaffer put together a detailed chronology of the parcel’s history on her blog at Echo Park Cool.

New Renderings for Proposed Westlake-Echo Park Development

A mitigated negative declaration published by the Los Angeles Department of City Planning has unveiled new renderings for the Boylston Arms, an upcoming residential complex which would straddle the border between Westlake and Echo Park. The project, which is being developed by the Lion Real Estate Group, will rise from an approximately .8-acre site located at 327-411 North Boylston Street. Plans filed with the City of Los Angeles call for a six-story structure, featuring 121 residential units divided between studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom floor plans.

Mixed-Use Development Planned in Echo Park

A squat section of southern Echo Park is about to get a little bit taller. Earlier this month, developer 1614 Temple, LLC filed plans with the City of Los Angeles to construct a new residential-retail complex near the southwest corner of Temple Street and Glendale Boulevard. The project, slated for a .39-acre site at 1614-1626 Temple Street, would feature 55 apartments, 2,774 square feet of ground-floor retail space and parking accommodations for 63 automobiles and 65 bicycles.

Apartments Rise from Long-Vacant Echo Park Lot

Remnants of a failed condominium development have given way for a multifamily residential building in Echo Park. The Bond Companies, a Los Angeles- and Chicago-based real estate investment firm, is currently building a low-rise mixed-use complex on a triangulage property at 330 N. Union Avenue. The project, which also fronts Belmont Avenue and Temple Street, will consist of a four-story building featuring 69 apartments, 1,100 square feet of ground-floor restaurant space and a parking garage An artistic rendering from Lahmon Architects portrays the wedge-shaped building with a contemporary design and a rooftop amenity deck.

Apartments + Retail Rise on Temple Street

A short distance west of Echo Park, Los Angeles-based 4Site Real Estate is in the midst of construction on a residential-retail complex in Historic Filipinotown. The mixed-use development, now rising from a .65-acre site at 2510 Temple Street, will consist of a four-story structure featuring 47 apartments and approximately 2,000 square feet of ground-level restaurant space. Plans also call for a parking garage at the rear of the property, as well as aenities such as a swimming pool, a spa and a gym.