670 Mesquit

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
670 Mesquit
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
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: office space totaling up to 1,000,666 square feet; 420 multi-family residential housing units including 67 affordable units; a charter elementary school that would consist of 32,150 square feet of floor area, retail uses totaling up to 11,664 square feet of floor area, restaurant uses totaling up to 59,700 square feet of floor area, a 236-room hotel with 209,560 square feet of floor area, studio/event/gallery space totaling up to 44,069 square feet of floor area, and up to 52,424 square feet of gym floor area. The proposed uses would be accommodated in five new interconnected buildings above subterranean and podium parking that would range in height from 84 feet to 378 feet. The Project would provide a minimum of 2,000 traditional vehicle parking spaces, with parking for up to 3,500 vehicles using a combination of automated parking systems, valet parking, or other efficiency parking methods. In addition, the Project may include a Deck Concept (Project with the Deck Concept) that would involve construction of a 132,000 square foot Deck that would extend over a portion of the freight and passenger rail lines and rail yards (Railway Properties) east of the Project Site. Existing one- to four-story freezer, cold storage, and dry storage warehouses and surface parking would be demolished as part of this Project. Existing one- to four-story freezer, cold storage, and dry storage warehouses and surface parking would be demolished as part of this Project.

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 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 Transportation, District 7 (DOT), 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
Development Types
Residential (Mixed-Use)(Units 420, Acres 5.45), Office (1000666)(Sq. Ft. 944055, Acres 5.45, Employees 3777), Commercial (Mixed-Use)(Sq. Ft. 477417, Acres 5.45, Employees 964), Educational (32,150 square feet)
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


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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