A pair of small commercial buildings near a Metro stop in Boyle Heights is poised to make way for new affordable housing, according to a notice published by the L.A. Department of City Planning.

The proposed project, which would rise from a single parcel located at 2528-2532 E. 1st Street, calls for the construction of a four-story, approximately 46-foot-tall building featuring 51 apartments - all of which would be reserved for low- and very low-income households, save for one manager's unit. The approximately 21,000-square-foot building would not include vehicle parking, although bicycle parking would be located at street level.

City records list the project applicant as First Street Towers, LLC, an entity affiliated with Golshan Properties. The firm is behind several proposals for mid-sized affordable apartments buildings across Los Angeles, including new developments slated for Broadway-Manchester, Pico-Union, and South Park.

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Metropolis Architecture is designing the low-rise building, according to permit filing with the L.A. Department of Building and Safety.

The project, which sits just over one block east of Metro's Soto Station, joins a handful of new affordable and supportive housing projects built in the near vicinity - including the under-construction Los Lirios apartments directly above the station.

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