A half-year after breaking ground in South Los Angeles, a $26.6-million supportive housing complex from San Diego-based Wakeland Housing & Development is starting to take shape.

Construction of the Chesterfield apartments at 48th and Normandie - June 2021OxBlue

Construction has now progressed to the third floor above ground at the Chesterfield apartments, which replaced a parking lot at the northwest corner of 48th Street and Normandie Avenue in Vermont Square.  The finished product will consist of a five-story edifice featuring 43 studio and one-bedroom apartments above a small at-grade parking garage for four vehicles.

The apartments at the Chesterfield will be set aside for households earning at or below 30 percent of the area median income, according to a staff report to the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee.  Rents for the income-restricted units are to be set at $548 per month.

Abode Communities designed the apartment complex, which would have a contemporary look and an exterior of thin brick and stucco.  Planned accessory features include a community room and a rooftop amenity deck.

4719-4721 S. Normandie AvenueGoogle Maps

General contractor R.D. Olson Construction estimated late last year that construction of the Chesterfield would be completed in the second quarter of 2022.

A few miles north in Mid-City, Wakeland is building a second project: a senior affordable housing complex at Pico and Crenshaw Boulevards.

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