Earlier this year, The Luzzato Company secured construction financing to build a new office complex just north of Expo/Crenshaw Station in Jefferson Park. Now, according to a filing made earlier this month with the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles-based developer is planning a similar project one block east.
The new development, called Depot, would rise from a roughly 39,000-square-foot property at 3609-3645 10th Avenue, replacing a 1940s industrial facility. The proposed project calls for the construction of a new three-story edifice containing 72,654 square feet of offices above a two-level, 152-car subterranean parking garage.
HLW International is designing Depot, which is depicted in a rendering as a contemporary low-rise structure clad in corrugated metal panels. Setbacks on the second and third floors of the building would be used to create terrace decks for tenants.
Depot is the latest in a series of office projects from the Luzzato Company in Jefferson Park, replacing mid-century buildings that once housed the dairy products division of Unified Grocers. Olson Homes - an Orange County homebuilder - had previously obtained approvals to build new townhome-style condominiums on the properties, similar to the company's Expo Walk project on the south side of the Metro right-of-way.
The Luzzato Company has already had some luck in securing tenants for their properties. The under-construction Exposition 3 development will reportedly become the new headquarters of fast casual restaurant chain Sweetgreen.
Other projects from the developer include a new office complex near Expo/Bundy Station, which is serving as the new home of USC's Ellison Institute.
- Jefferson Park (Urbanize LA)