670 Mesquit

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
670 Mesquit
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Warehouse/M3-1-RIO/Heavy Industrial
Document Description
RCS VE, LLC (the Applicant) proposes to construct a new mixed-use development totaling up to 1,792,103 square feet of floor area (the Project) on approximately 5.45 acres of land at 670 Mesquit Street (Project Site), along the southeastern edge of the Artists-in-Residence District within the Central City North Community Plan area of the City of Los Angeles (City). The Project would have a floor area ratio (FAR) of up to 7.5:1, and would consist of the following primary components: • Creative office space totaling up to 944,055 square feet; • A 236-room hotel; • 308 multi-family residential housing units; • An Arts District Central Market (food hall), a grocery store, and general retail uses totaling up to 136,152 square feet; • Restaurants totaling up to 89,577 square feet; • Studio/event/gallery space and a potential museum totaling up to 93,617 square feet; and, • A maximum 62,148-square-foot gym.

Contact Information

William Lamborn
Agency Name
City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning
Job Title
City Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Mesquit Street and Seventh Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
5164-017-002, -003, -006, -008, 5164-018-009, 5164-009, -010, -803
State Highways
I-5, I-10, US-101, SR-60
Metrolink, Amtrak, Metro L Line
Metropolitan HS; Soto Street ES; Bishop Mora HS; Kipp La Prep
Los Angeles River
Other Information
Schools continued: Arts in Action Community Middle School; Endeavor College Preparatory Charter School; School of Santa Isabel; Dolores Mission School; Second Street ES; St. Mary Catholic School

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Mixed-Use)(Units 308, Acres 5.45), Office (Mixed-Use)(Sq. Ft. 944055, Acres 5.45, Employees 3777), Commercial (Mixed-Use)(Sq. Ft. 540141, Acres 5.45, Employees 964)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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