A half-year after resuming work on Santa Monica Boulevard, Onni Group is now filling out the concrete podium of its first Hollywood apartment building.

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The project, which spans the north side of Santa Monica between Orange Drive and Mansfield Avenue, will eventually consist of a seven-story edifice featuring 231 apartments above 15,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.  Plans also call for 390 parking stalls in an underground garage. 

Onni entitled the project using density bonus incentives to permit a larger structure than allowed under zoning rules.  In exchange, 15 of the apartments will be set aside as deed-restricted affordable housing at the very-low-income level. 

RC Architecture is designing the podium-type building, which is to be clad in a mix of concrete and stucco.  Plans call for a series of terrace decks oriented toward the rear property line, providing a height transition to the lower-scaled neighborhood to the north. The building will include a series amenity decks and a courtyard swimming pool.

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While the project at 6901 Santa Monica was originally expected to be built over an approximately 18-month period, delays resulting from the coronavirus pandemic have upended the anticipated construction schedule.

Onni Group, which has built a series of Downtown apartment towers over the past decade, is also behind plans for a 14-story office building at Hollywood and Cahuenga Boulevards and 21-story apartment tower on Vine Street.  The company's portfolio also includes proposed and under-construction developments in Mid-Wilshire, Glendale, and Long Beach.

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The project is the latest in mixed-use development to arrive in southwest Hollywood, following the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Anita May Rosenstein Campus, AvalonBay Communities' AVA Hollywood apartments, and an under-construction apartment complex from Massachi Industries located next door on Orange Drive.