In University Park, the wrapping is off at a new affordable housing development from WPH Holdings, LLC.

Aerial view looking eastWPH Holdings LLC

The Washington View Apartments, located immediately south of the historic Pierce Brothers Mortuary at 720 W. Washington Boulevard, is composed of three-story edifice which will contain 122 apartments reserved for households earning 30, 50, and 60 percent of the area median income.

Rents for the studio, one-, and two-bedroom apartments will range from $548 to $1,410 per month, according to a staff report to the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee.

The $48.8-million development was designed by JAG Architects.

View looking northeast at the Washington View ApartmentsUrbanize LA

The 1920s Pierce Brothers Mortuary, a Spanish Colonial Revival landmark located near the interchange of the 10 and 110 freeways, is billed as the first full-service funeral home in Los Angeles.  Page & Turnbull is the preservation architect for the Washington View development, working to restore the roughly 90-year-old building.

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