Sapphire Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
Sapphire Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Current Use: Commercial office & parking. Zone: R5(CW)-U/6, C2(CW)-U/3, and C4(CW)-U/4.5, GPD: Regional Center Commercial, Community Commercial, High Density Residential
Document Description
The project includes the demolition of the existing structures on-site, and the development of a residential and commercial mixed-use project consisting of 369 residential apartments and approx. 22,000 sf of ground-floor commercial space. The project would consist of the construction of two buildings (North Building and South Building) that would be connected by a footbridge spanning above the adjacent alleway. The North Building would include 142 apartments within 7 levels and would front 5th St. The South Building would include 22,000 sf of ground-floor retail space and 227 apartments within 6 levels above the ground-floor retail and would front both 6th St. and Bixel St. The project would contain approximately 348,431 sf of developed floor area.

Contact Information

Christina T. Lee
Agency Name
City of Los Angeles
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles, Los Angeles, City of
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
6th St, 5th St, Lucas Ave, and Bixel St
Total Acres
Parcel #
5152-001-014, -021, -023
State Highways
MTA: 7th St Metro

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Resources Agency, Santa Monica Bay Restoration, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 369), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 22,000)
Local Actions
Specific Plan, Site Plan, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, GHG

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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