Emerson College Los Angeles Center Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
Emerson College Los Angeles Center Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Located in the Los Angeles State Enterprise Zone Zoning: [Q] C4-1 commercial GP Des: Limited Manufacturing
Document Description
NOTE: Revised/Recirculated The project would include a total of 115,000 square feet of floor area including approximately 38,100 sf of instructional/administrative floor area, 224 student beds (approximately 66,500 sf of floor area with 188 student rooms, of which 36 rooms are double occupancy and the balance single occupancy), 4 faculty/staff apartments (approximately 4,000 sf of floor area), and approximately 6,400 sf of ground floor retail. Parking for the entire Project would total 246 spaces, which meets and exceeds the minimum parking requirement of the Los Angeles Municipal Code of 195 spaces. The Department of City Planning is also requesting the analysis of an "Add Area" for a General Plan Amendment from "Limited Manufacturing" to "Regional Center Commercial" on the six lots immediately adjacent to the Project Site.

Contact Information

Diana Kitching
Agency Name
City of Los Angeles
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Sunset Boulevard and Gordon Street (5950 and 5960 W. Sunset Bouevard & 1460 Gordon Street)
Total Acres
Parcel #
LAUSD Schools
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Hollywood

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 6,400), Educational (108.6K sf of which 38.1K for admin; 224 student bed; 4 staff apt), Recreational (student beds (66,500 sf); 4 Staff apts (4,000 sf))
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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