SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Shopping Center /C2-1/Highway Oriented Commercial
Document Description
The Project would involve the demolition of an existing commercial retail building and related surface parking at the northwest corner of James M Wood Boulevard and Westlake Avenue, for the construction of a new 6-story hotel above two levels of subterranean parking. The Project would contain 100 rooms on a 22,500-square-foot property. The Project would include approximately 100 automobile parking spaces, as well as 6 long-term and 6 short term bicycle parking spaces. The Floor Area Ratio (FAR) of the proposed building would be 2.99: 1 and the maximum height would be approximately 82 feet. At the "Project site", 2005 James Wood Boulevard, the Applicant has requested that the City approve (1) a General Plan Highway Oriented Commercial to Community Commercial; (2) a Vesting Zone Change and Height District Change from R4-1 and C2-1 to (T)(Q)C2-2D to allow a maximum FAR of 2.99 (approximately 0,637 square feet), pursuant to Section 12.32F and 12.320 of the LAMC; (3) a Vesting Conditional Use Permit to allow the construction, use, and maintenance of a hotel in the C2-2 zone and within 500 feet of an A or R zone, pursuant to 12.24T and 12.24W.24 of the LAMC; (4) a Site Plan Review for a Project containing a maximum 100 guest rooms, pursuant to LAMC Section 16.05; and (5) permit for removal of street tree. Add Area: The "Add Area" (additional area proposed by the Director of City Planning) for the General Plan Amendment request, consists of properties located at 731-84 7 South Alvarado Street; 730-840 South Alvarado Street; 2019-2101 West 8th Street; 2030-2100 West 8th Street; and 2019 West James M. Wood Boulevard; Los Angeles (Add Area). No development is proposed for the Add Area. All existing uses would remain.

Contact Information

Kevin Golden
Agency Name
City of Los Angeles Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Infinitely Group, Inc. c/o Tuan Chen
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
northwest corner of James M. Wood Boulevard and South Westlake Avenue
Parcel #

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 60,637)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Rezone, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


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