HOLLYWOOD (TheRealDeal LA) — Hotel construction in Los Angeles is booming, particularly in Hollywood.
But residents of one project are hoping to put the brakes on development.
L.A. officials approved a 156-room hotel at 1719-1731 N. Whitley Street, but now residents of six rent-controlled apartment buildings that would be razed are appealing the decision, according to Urbanize.
The developer, Whitley Apartments, has owned the property since the mid-1990s. Architect Daryoush Safai is designing the hotel, which would rise 10 stories above a three-level subterranean garage.
Palms-based Whitley Apartments is seeking demolition and construction permits to make way for the hotel. The entity is controlled by an individual named […]
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