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By Eric Richardson — June 29, 2010 — 5 Comments

The new Police Administration Building took the top prize at the 40th annual L.A. Architecture Awards, which also honored L.A. Live and the YWCA.

Union Bank Plaza

By Eric Richardson — June 29, 2010 — 1 Comment

Union Bank Plaza is on the market again. Last time Bunker Hill's first tower was up for sale, it was touted as a site for new development.

11th and Grand Eric Richardson

20-Story Tower to Rise at 11th and Grand

By Eric Richardson — June 09, 2010 — 8 Comments

A 20-story condo tower offering one unit per floor appears set to break ground, despite the fact that developer Meruelo Maddux is in bankruptcy.

Mercantile Arcade

By Eric Richardson — June 03, 2010 — 1 Comment

Downtown Center BID's monthly housing tour visits a pair of new stops this Saturday, bringing the first visitors to rental offerings Spring Arcade Building and The Blackstone.

Arts District Dog Park Ed Fuentes

Dog Days Coming to the Arts District

By Ed Fuentes — June 01, 2010 — 9 Comments

A grassroots effort led by a cop and a community group is in the process of transforming an Arts District lot into a neighborhood dog park.

Arts District Eric Richardson

Cleantech Panel Says to Focus on Startups

By Eric Richardson — May 24, 2010 — 3 Comments

Startup companies, not manufacturers, are the best targets for L.A.'s Cleantech Corridor according to a panel of experts brought in for a one-week study.

Arts District Eric Richardson

Panel to Present Cleantech Guidance

By Eric Richardson — May 20, 2010 — 1 Comment

A ten-member panel of national experts will Friday present their recommendations on how Los Angeles can transform 2,500 acres of industrial land into a hive for new green business.

Civic Center Park Model Eric Richardson

Civic Park Construction Docs Up for Approval

By Eric Richardson — May 19, 2010 — 12 Comments

A $56-million renovation of the Civic Center park is scheduled to break ground next month, but must first receive two final approvals. The first is set to come Thursday from the CRA.

Park 101 Rendering AECOM

Park 101 Proposes Small First Step

By Eric Richardson — May 11, 2010 — 16 Comments

The Park 101 project is a massively ambitious undertaking, but the team behind the effort want to get things rolling with a first step at Union Station.

705 W. 9th blogdowntown

Leasing Starts at 'WaterMarke Tower'

By Eric Richardson — April 27, 2010 — 25 Comments

A week after a bankruptcy judge approved its sale, Downtown's tallest residential tower started leasing yesterday at some of the neighborhood's highest rents.

Budokan of Los Angeles

By Eric Richardson — April 21, 2010 — 17 Comments

A recreation center for Little Tokyo took a step forward on Tuesday as a council committee instructed that negotiations on a ground lease move forward.