SCH Number
Lead Agency
Los Angeles, City of (City of Los Angeles)
Document Title
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Infinitely Group, Inc. c/o Tuan Chen
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
City of Los Angeles Planning Department
200 N. Spring Street, Room 620
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone : (213) 978-1396


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

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (60,637 Sq. Ft.)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Site Plan Rezone Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 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


Environmental Document
Appendix A   PDF 845 K Appendix B   PDF 2667 K Appendix C   PDF 330 K Appendix D   PDF 3114 K ENV-2017-713-MND   PDF 26873 K Summary Form   PDF 105 K
NOC   PDF 1818 K
State Comments
2019099060_Caltrans_07-LA-2019-02836 2005 James M Wood Boulevard Hotel - MND - SIGNED   PDF 291 K

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