The Los Angeles City Council gave the green light to a mixed-use development designed by Frank Gehry that will anchor the eastern edge of the Sunset Strip, reports Alice Walton of the Los Angeles Times.
The five-building complex at Sunset and Crescent Heights boulevards will include two residential towers, terraced gardens, and a shopping center.
In response to concerns that the project was out of scale with the neighborhood, the developer, Townscape Partners, recently agreed to reduce its tallest tower to 178 feet and add more affordable housing and more parking spaces. It will also provide $2 million to ease traffic congestion, writes Walton.
The project will have 229 residential units, including 38 for low-income families. There will be 65,000 square feet of commercial space and a pedestrian plaza.