Hilton Universal City Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
Hilton Universal City Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Regional Center Commercial
Document Description
The Hilton Universal City Project (Project) involves the construction of an approximately 300,000 square-foot, 18-story Hotel Expansion Building to the existing 24-story Hilton Universal City Hotel on an approximately 7.26-acre site (Project Site). The Hotel Expansion Building would be comprised of 395 guest rooms, spa limited to guests and 250 non-guest members, a new single-level lobby connecting to the existing hotel building, a one-story addition to the ancillary hotel building consisting of Meeting Rooms, and a three-level expansion of the existing subterranean parking garage. The Hotel Expansion Building includes a restaurant, an indoor/outdoor bar, and rooftop pool deck, and two new pools. Upon completion of the Project, the Hilton Universal City Hotel would provide a maximum of 890 guestrooms and 697,521 square feet of floor area, resulting in a floor area ratio (FAR) of approximately 2.2:1 for whole of the Project Site.

Contact Information

James Harris
Agency Name
Los Angeles City Planning
Job Title
City Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
Universal Hollywood Drive and Hotel Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Metro B (Red)
Huntly Preschool, Rio Vista Elementary 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 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 Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Santa Monica Bay Restoration, 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
Other (Hotel - 395 rooms, restaurant/bars, spa, ancillary meeting rooms)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Rezone, Use Permit, Height District, Haul Route
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Noise, Public Services, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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