A year-and-a-half after breaking ground on the border between Pico-Union and Koreatown, wood framing is rising for a mixed-use apartment complex from real estate development firm LiveWorkCreate.

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The project, which replaced a commercial building and single-family home at the southeast corner of Olympic Boulevard and Kenmore Avenue, will consist of a seven-story building featuring 126 apartments atop ground-floor retail and a parking garage.

EWAI is designing the apartment complex, which is depicted in a rendering as a contemporary podium-type building with upper floors wrapping a central amenity deck.

At the time the project secured construction financing in April 2020, completion of the building was anticipated in 2022.

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The project site was previously slated for the construction of a hotel under a prior ownership group, sold the property in late 2018 for roughly $15 million.

It joins a handful of similar mixed-use projects planned or under construction along the Olympic Boulevard between Koreatown, Harvard Heights, and Pico-Union.