Updated plans have emerged for a mixed-use development near the intersection of 7th and Hoover Streets in Westlake.

The proposed development, slated for a currently empty lot at 2806-2850 W. 7th Street, was approved in 2015 for the construction of a six-story, 166-unit apartment building featuring 6,000 square feet of street-fronting retail space and a semi-subterranean parking garage.

The updated design, which comes from architecture firm AXIS/GFA, makes slight modifications to the building facade and redistributes amenities.  Plans still call for a mix of one- and two-bedroom units, as well as common spaces such as a fitness center and a swimming pool.

Building permits for the project are still pending with the City of Los Angeles.

Foster City-based Z&L Properties is the developer of 2806 W. 7th Street; County Assessor records show that the firm acquired the 1.28-acre property in 2016 for $19 million.

Z&L Properties is also developing a 28-story residential tower in Downtown's South Park neighborhood.

The 7th Street development is one of a handful of mixed-use projects now in the works in the surrounding community, which sits on the western boundary of the Westlake neighborhood and the eastern border of Koreatown.

Two blocks north, the concrete frame of a $300-million apartment tower is now beginning to rise at 2900 Wilshire Boulevard.  That project, which is being developed by Hankey Capital and Jamison Services, Inc. will consist of a 25-story building featuring 644 apartments above street-fronting shops and restaurants.

A block west of the Z&L project, Jamison Services has teamed with City Century on a seven-story apartment complex featuring 228 apartments and ground-floor retail.  That development broke ground in September.