The Vertical Valley

Out: The Abandoned Church In: The Multi-Unit Apartment Complex
Out: The Abandoned Church
In: The Multi-Storey Apartment Whatever
Out: Hot Sheets Motel In: Mega-Apartments, with ground floor retail
Out: The Hot Sheets Motel
In: The Lifestyle Complex, and ground floor retail
Out: The Mini-Mall In: The Mixed Use Tower
Out: The Mini-Mall
In: The Glass Box 
Out: Abandoned Office Building In: Live-work spaces
Out: The long-abandoned Panorama Tower
In: “Live-work spaces”
Out: Green Arrow nurseries, after 50 years
Out: Green Arrow nurseries, after 50 years
In: Developer Renderings
In: Developer Renderings

God ain’t making any more of it. We got nowhere to go but up.

The post-war, asphalt parking lot, low density Valley prototype we’ve always known, beloved and dreckish, is going the way of the VW beetle.  It won’t be K-town exactly, but in five years Sepulveda Blvd is going to look a whole lot different.