'Ghost building' for sale in downtown L.A.
Downtown 'ghost building' for sale: Blogdowntown has an interesting story about a building that's been uninhabited for more than 75 years and is now up for sale:
The seven-story structure at 216 W. 5th was built in 1906 as a 55-room addition to the hotel next door, but hasn't seen any customers since the Alexandria closed during the Great Depression in 1934.
The Century Lot is located at the Crowne Plaza near LAX… (On Tuesday it) hosted nine of the city's mobile eateries: Worldfare, Don Chow's Tacos, The Buttermilk Truck, Kabob N Roll, Komodo Food, India Jones, The Nom Nom Truck, South Philly Experience, and Reggae Jerk Chicken.
WeHo apartment building opens: Curbed LA reports on a new, green, low-income apartment building that opened on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood:
The 42-unit building will provide low-income affordable housing for those with special needs. Many of the residents, who were chosen via a lottery system, have already moved in…
-- Anthony Pesce
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