Los Angeles, CA
Torti Gallas is part of the development team led by McCormack Baron Salazar for the redevelopment of the MacArthur Park Metro site in downtown Los Angeles.
Situated atop the redline Metro station in Westlake, the most densely populated neighborhood in Los Angeles, adjacent to the most signficant public park in Los Angeles, the unique site challenges provided the opportunity to create a vibrant new component of downtown Los Angeles.
In order to encourage ridership and promote a more pedestrian-friendly public realm, a top priority was given to creating a ‘sense of place,' inextricably linked to the urban context. Semi-private courts, as well as a public paseo and plaza, are combined with a festive landscape design to create a clearly defined open space hierarchy. Designed in two phases, Phase I and Phase II are linked by a public view corridor extending to MacArthur Park. A generous community room with exceptional views and a play yard are available to the residents. This mixed-income, mixed-use transit-oriented development provides a model for future transit station uses in Greater Los Angeles.
3.42 acre site
30,000 sf of retail space
338 parking spaces
site plan approval
construction phase service
Urban Land Institute, Global Award for Excellence
Columbia Heights Revitalization
Gimat Festival Center
Monroe Street Market, Catholic University of America
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