Tesla's stock price may be having a rough go of it lately, but work continues nonetheless for a novel project for the electric vehicle giant at 7001 W. Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood: a charging station which features a drive-in theater and a diner on the same property.

Rendering of the Tesla diner at 7001 W Santa Monica BoulevardTesla

The project, which replaced a Shakey's restaurant, will feature charging equipment for 30 vehicles at completion. However, the visual centerpiece of the project is the two-story diner, designed by Stantec, which will provide outdoor eating space on the rooftop and  counter-style seating at ground level.

What one might be able to eat at the retro-style diner remains to be seen.

According to building permits, the drive-in theater screen will be located along the western perimeter of the site, allowing for the projection of films and images.

View looking northeastHunter Kerhart Architectural Photography

The new diner is reportedly a prototype for what could be a new form of deluxe Tesla charging stations which, if successful, would be rolled out in other cities across the country.

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