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Downtown LA Megaproject Could Include a Hotel, Less Housing

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Source: Curbed

Developers of one of the largest Los Angeles developments now in the works are considering new possibilities for the project, which would add a trio of skyscrapers to the city’s growing skyline.

When developer City Century announced the South Park project, called Olympia, in December, plans called for 1,367 units of housing. But in an initial study of the project published this week by the Los Angeles Department of City Planning, a second option for the development is included with less housing and a hotel component.


Designed by architecture firms Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Patterns, the three glassy towers would rise at at the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Georgia Street—directly across the street from the LA Live Marriott.

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