A pair of small commercial buildings in the Cypress Park area could make way for a mixed-use development, according to plans filed yesterday with the City of Los Angeles.

The project, slated for a property at 3547-3585 N. Figueroa Street, Calls for the construction of a five-story edifice which would feature 55 residential units - including six affordable units - with 7,379 square feet of ground-floor retail space.

Applicant Figs Digs Development's requested entitlements include incentives through the Transit Oriented Communities guidelines, as well as compliance review with the Cypress Park and Glassell Park community design overlay.

The proposed development would rise two blocks north of the Gold Line's Heritage Square Station, and a block south of the site of the 100-unit Nela Plaza project at the corner of North Figueroa and Pasadena Avenue.

A 48-unit affordable housing development was recently completed adjacent to the Gold Line stop.