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LA is encouraging developers to put denser housing near transit. Here’s how.
Blog 6 days ago
LA is encouraging developers to put denser housing near transit. Here’s how.

In the city of Los Angeles, developers are allowed to stray from local zoning codes. In exchange, they must put affordable housing in their...

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20 Los Angeles headlines from the future
Blog 2 weeks ago
20 Los Angeles headlines from the future

In the next 10 years, can Los Angeles build an extensive bike network, clean up its air and river, and boost Metro ridership? | Getty Images/Cavan...

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What $2,200 rents in LA right now
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What $2,200 rents in LA right now

Via Chase Knolls Apartments A brand new Pasadena unit or a roomy one-bedroom in Beverly Grove? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what...

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‘When [voters] passed this measure it made all the difference in the world’
Blog 3 weeks ago
‘When [voters] passed this measure it made all the difference in the world’

The 88th and Vermont complex includes 60 units of permanent supportive and very low income housing. | Mayor of Los Angeles “When [voters] passed...

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What $1,800 rents in LA right now
Blog 4 weeks ago
What $1,800 rents in LA right now

An updated 1920s apartment in Koreatown and a Long Beach two-bedroom are just a couple options Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what...

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See how much LA’s skyline changed in 10 years
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See how much LA’s skyline changed in 10 years

The 2019 skyline of Downtown Los Angeles. | Shutterstock As photos from 2009 and 2019 prove, developers descended on Downtown Los Angeles What a...

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These 1920s apartments inspired one of the best noir films ever made
Blog 1 month ago
These 1920s apartments inspired one of the best noir films ever made

Featuring a red tiled roof, decoratively carved beams, and interior courtyard, the Villa Primavera, photographed here in 1926, was the first...

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New apartments will replace these rent-controlled buildings. Where will tenants go?
Blog 1 month ago
New apartments will replace these rent-controlled buildings. Where will tenants go?

Photo by Bianca Barragan, rendering by HKS Rent-controlled apartments in Hyde Park will be demolished to make way for a sprawling new complex With...

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What $1,500 rents in LA right now
Blog 1 month ago
What $1,500 rents in LA right now

Options include a one-bedroom bungalow in West Adams and a Fairfax studio with vintage tile Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what...

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First look: 200 apartments to rise next to Tom Bergin’s in Miracle Mile
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First look: 200 apartments to rise next to Tom Bergin’s in Miracle Mile

The eight-story project would spare the landmarked Irish bar—but raze rent-controlled apartments Los Angeles landmark Tom Bergin’s is slated to get...

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Clippers plan to reduce traffic doesn’t go far enough, experts say
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Clippers plan to reduce traffic doesn’t go far enough, experts say

The Clippers will likely get a leg up in their bid to build an 18,000-seat an NBA arena on 22 acres of city-owned land off Century Boulevard and...

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Block-sized Koreatown development dodges appeal, concerns about displacement dismissed
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Block-sized Koreatown development dodges appeal, concerns about displacement dismissed

The development at 1000 South Vermont would set aside some units for tenants with moderate incomes (that’s $87,700 for a family of four). | Via...

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‘The goal is to make Market Street in the image of Old Town Pasadena’
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‘The goal is to make Market Street in the image of Old Town Pasadena’

New cafes have opened on Market street, but it’s still pretty sleepy. | Photos by Jessica Flores “The goal is to make Market Street in the image of...

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Are you paying too much for rent, even in a rent-controlled apartment?
Blog 1 month ago
Are you paying too much for rent, even in a rent-controlled apartment?

The inflation rate averaged 1.4 percent from 2010 to 2018, but in that time period, the city has allowed landlords to increase rent by 3 percent. |...

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County wants to spend $41M fighting displacement along LA River
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County wants to spend $41M fighting displacement along LA River

The Los Angeles River at its end point in Long Beach and the Pacific Ocean. | Trekandshoot/Shutterstock Efforts to transform the concrete channel...

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What $3,800 rents in Los Angeles right now
Blog 2 months ago
What $3,800 rents in Los Angeles right now

Options include an apartment on the Venice boardwalk and a Spanish-style dwelling in Echo Park Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what...

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Report: To become affordable, LA needs to build duplexes—not just tall towers
Blog 2 months ago
Report: To become affordable, LA needs to build duplexes—not just tall towers

Los Angeles is building more housing than any other city in California but only about 9 percent of the units added over the past five years have...

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What $1,800 rents in Los Angeles right now
Blog 2 months ago
What $1,800 rents in Los Angeles right now

Options include a little bungalow in Venice and a studio on Hollywood Boulevard Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent...

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Big market-rate apartment complex snuffed by South LA planning commission
Blog 2 months ago
Big market-rate apartment complex snuffed by South LA planning commission

A renderings of District Square. | Via department of city planning The City Councilmember has said he could not support the development unless it...

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Massive development with ‘lively’ streetscape to rise in North Hollywood starting in 2021
Blog 2 months ago
Massive development with ‘lively’ streetscape to rise in North Hollywood starting in 2021

Called District NoHo, the eight-building development would surround the Metro station with 1,500 apartments, restaurants, and plazas Come up from...

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LA looking into buying rent-controlled buildings at risk of demolition
Blog 2 months ago
LA looking into buying rent-controlled buildings at risk of demolition

Councilmember Gil Cedillo says LA needs “to come up with solutions to keep our fellow Angelenos in their homes and stop the flow into homelessness....

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Arresting Playa Vista offices, partially leased by Nike, to open in May
Blog 2 months ago
Arresting Playa Vista offices, partially leased by Nike, to open in May

A rendering of W3, which is under construction now. | Courtesy of SPF:a The SPF:architects-designed building is the final piece of a 6.5-acre...

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Shipping container apartments with rooftop gardens will house the homeless in South LA
Blog 2 months ago
Shipping container apartments with rooftop gardens will house the homeless in South LA

A rendering of Isla Intersections. | Rendering courtesy of Clifford Beers Housing. Right off the 110 Freeway Construction is getting underway on a...

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LA proposes putting ‘anti-displacement’ zones around luxury development
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LA proposes putting ‘anti-displacement’ zones around luxury development

The zones would extend for one mile around new market-rate or “luxury” residential buildings that contain no affordable units. | AFP via Getty...

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152 new apartments opening in Westlake, priced from $1,845
Blog 2 months ago
152 new apartments opening in Westlake, priced from $1,845

Amenities include a pool and an “outdoor cinema” A new residential building has replaced a Westlake parking lot at the corner of Coronado and...

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She won the affordable housing lottery. The odds were 140 in 3,000.
Blog 2 months ago
She won the affordable housing lottery. The odds were 140 in 3,000.

Rolland Curtis Gardens, a new affordable housing complex, hugs the Expo Line. | Photos by Jim Simmons Johanna Blocker was homeless before her...

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First glimpse: Marmol Radziner to helm Hotel Cecil’s interior renovations
Blog 2 months ago
First glimpse: Marmol Radziner to helm Hotel Cecil’s interior renovations

A rendering of the inside of the renovated Cecil Hotel. | Courtesy of Marmol Radziner Will the revamp shake off the Cecil’s creepy reputation? A...

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What $2,000 rents in Los Angeles right now
Blog 2 months ago
What $2,000 rents in Los Angeles right now

Options include a vintage one-bedroom in Fairfax and a studio in Sawtelle Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy...

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Will landmarking ‘save’ LA’s first publicly subsidized artists colony?
Blog 2 months ago
Will landmarking ‘save’ LA’s first publicly subsidized artists colony?

Santa Fe Arts Colony. | By Jenna Chandler Artists say they’re being priced out of the former furniture manufacturing plant An artists colony on...

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31-story tower near Grand Central Market zips through committee
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31-story tower near Grand Central Market zips through committee

The project will rise over an entrance to the Pershing Square subway station. | Via Department of City Planning 428 apartments right over the...

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