Unanimous Approval for Weingart Center


2017-0515Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved entitlements for the Weingart Center to build long-term affordable housing in Skid Row.  The 12- and 18-story tower development is comprised of 382 apartments including 278 very-low income units and four manager units; support space for Weingart Center operations; and retail space at the ground floor.  Project amenities include classrooms, fitness center, multi-purpose space and a shared kitchen/dining facility to serve residents.  Several rooftop decks and terraces adorn the building exterior while a central courtyard connects the two towers.  Completion is slated for 2021.

JWDA team members Joseph O. Wong, FAIA; Matthew Geaman, AIA, LEED AP; Sophia Del Mar English, LEED AP; Zhuoxin Fang, RA, LEED AP; and Eduardo Franco.

Read more about the project here.




Owner: Weingart Center Association

Developer: Chelsea Investment Corporation

Civil Engineer: Fuscoe Engineering, Inc.

Landscape Architect: AHBE Landscape Architect