LA City Councilmembers Choose Marqueece Harris-Dawson As Their Next President "Harris-Dawson will assume the role on Sept. 20, when current council President Paul Krekorian is set to step aside." (LAist)

Aerial view of 3401 La Cienega looking northSHoP Architects

Lendlease To Retrench From UK and US Development and Construction "Under joint ventures that will be completed to fulfil commitments to existing capital partners on in-progress projects, it includes the Stratford Cross office at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London, and its partnership with Japan's Daiwa House on housebuilding at Elephant Park in Southwark. In the US it includes Java Street, New York; Habitat, Los Angeles; and Forum, Boston." (CoStar)

Better Overland and Safer Fox Hills Project Wins Council Approval Protected bike lane on the way (Culver City Crossroads)

Metro Updates City of San Fernando on East San Fernando Valley Light Rail "The ESFV LRT is broken into two segments: the southern segment, a 6.7-mile track from Van Nuys to Pacoima already entering the construction phase; and the northern segment, a 2.5-mile stretch from Pacoima to Sylmar, that is proposed to run alongside the Metrolink tracks through the City of San Fernando." (San Fernando Sun)

Rendering of Victory Station on East San Fernando Valley light rail lineMetro

Ocean technology hub AltaSea blooms on San Pedro waterfront "On barges docked on AltaSea’s wharf, scientists from USC, UCLA and Caltech are developing methods of reducing ocean carbon dioxide and technology to scrub ships’ exhaust stacks. Other tenants in the former warehouses include startup firms that are building a new generation of remote undersea cameras and 3-D printers to build parts for offshore wind, wave and solar farms." (LA Times)

Planning department certifies TV City EIR "The Los Angeles Department of City Planning certified the environmental impact report on May 28 for the $1.25-billion Television City project, which will create 1,724,000 square feet of sound stage, production support, production office, general office and retail uses at the historic studio site at Beverly Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue." (Beverly Press)

View from Fairfax Avenue looking eastFoster + Partners & TVC

Pacific Coast Highway, one of Long Beach’s deadliest streets, may get protected bike lanes "Caltrans is considering adding bike lanes to a stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between the Los Angeles River and The Traffic Circle, a move the agency hopes will protect cyclists and pedestrians." (LB Post)

Advisory Group Members, Public Want 710 Stub Master Plan to Address Traffic, Jobs and Housing Concerns "Earlier this year, the city contracted consultant Perkins Eastman to assist in creating an SR 710 Northern Stub Master Plan. This plan will serve as a guiding document for future developments in the relinquished area, which has no land use or zoning designations to date." (Pasadena Now)

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