Miramar Hotel Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Santa Monica
Document Title
Miramar Hotel Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Document Description
Notice of Exemption pursuant to Section 15182 CEQA Guidelines Project components on the Hotel Parcel at 1133 Ocean Avenue consist of: the rehabilitation and ongoing hotel use of the historic Pascals Building (a City-designated Landmark); the preservation and protection of the Moreton Bay Fig Tree (a City-designated Landmark); the removal of the existing surface parking lots; the demolition of all non-landmarked buildings; the construction of two new buildings; the expansion of pub!!c and guest open space areas on the ground level and In building terraces and rooftops; and the construction of a subterranean parking garage. Proposed uses on the Hotel Parcel would induce 312 hotel guest rooms (including meeting banquet space, spa/fitness, and food end beverage space), 60 residential condominiums, and ground floor pedestrian--oriented retail uses. A total of approximately 502,157 sf (239,873 net new sf) would result with a 2.6 FAR. The building heights on the Hotel Parcel would range from 78 feet to a maximum of 130 feet. The Second Street Parcel development at 1127 2nd St would Include a 100% affordable housing building with a maximum of 48 deed-restricted affordable units. The development would comply with the Downtown Community Plan standards and would have a maximum FAR of2.75 (41,250 sf of floor area) and a maximum height of six-stories and 60 foe!.

Contact Information

Rachel Kwok
Agency Name
City of Santa Monica
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Ocean Ave LLC
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Santa Monica
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Ocean Ave and Wilshire Blvd
Total Acres
Parcel #
4292-028-001, 4292-021-010, and 4292-021-009
State Highways
Metro E light rail
Santa Monica Municipal Airport
McKinley Elementary, Evergreen Community
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEQA Guidelines Section 15182
Reasons for Exemption
The Miramar Hotel Project is (a) located within a transit priority area as it is within 0.5 mile of a major transit stop, including those stops provided by Santa Monica Big Blue Bus Route 2 and Los Angeles County Metro Rapid Route 720, both of which travel the length of Wilshire Boulevard between the City of Santa Monica and downtown Las Angeles as well as the Exposition Light Rail Line Downtown Santa Monica station, which is located at the intersection of Colorado Avenue and 4th Street, (b) consistent with the Downtown Community Plan (DCP), for which an EIR was certified (State Clearinghouse No. 2013091056), and (c) consistent with the general use designation, density, building intensity, and applicable policies of the Southern California Association of Government's (SCAG's) adopted Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy. Therefore, the Project meets eligibility requirements and is exempt from CEQA under CEQA Guidelines Section 15182.


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