In Hyde Park, a nondescript duplex from the late 1950s has been razed to clear the way for a larger multifamily residential development.

Construction site viewed from Crenshaw BoulevardUrbanize LA

The project, now under construction at 6515 S. Crenshaw Boulevard, will consist of a four-story edifice featuring 24 studio, one-, and two-bedroom apartments atop at-grade parking for 12 vehicles.

City records list the project applicant as Martin Property Investments of Woodland Hills. Entitlements obtained by the firm, including Transit Oriented Communities incentives permitting a larger structure than allowed by zoning, will require that four of the new apartments be set aside for rent as affordable housing.

E.D.D.G., Inc. is designing the contemporary low-rise building, according to plans approved by the City of Los Angeles in 2018.

6515 Crenshaw BoulevardGoogle Maps

The construction site, which now features wood framing rising above a single-story concrete podium, is easy to miss on account of two larger developments taking shape to either side. To the north, the $40-million Hope on Hyde Park apartments will feature 96 units of supportive housing upon opening later this year. To the south, the Depot at Hyde Park will offer 43 supportive units and ground-floor retail at completion.