The Star Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
The Star Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
High Medium Residential / [Q]R4-1VL and C4-1-SN / Highway Oriented Commercial
Document Description
The Project includes the development of a commercial office building comprised of approximately 489,863 square feet of office uses, 19,915 square feet of restaurant/event space, and a 14,256-square-foot screening room, resulting in a total floor area of 524,034 square feet and a FAR of 6:1 upon completion of the Project. The proposed uses would be located within a 22-story building (maximum height of 420 feet). The building has been designed as a sphere that incorporates sky gardens and greenery throughout each level. A total of 1,287 vehicle parking spaces would be provided within a six-level subterranean parking garage and within a portion of three levels of above-grade fully enclosed parking that would be integrated with a landscaped podium. The Project would include approximately 49,252 square feet of landscaped areas and approximately 62,834 square feet of hardscaped areas for a total of approximately 112,086 square feet of outdoor areas throughout the Project Site. Four existing commercial office structures and three bungalows, totaling approximately 72,877 square feet of floor area, along with associated surface parking would be removed as part of the Project.

Contact Information

Courtney Shum
Agency Name
City of Los Angeles
Job Title
City Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
Harold Way, Sunset Boulevard, La Baig Avenue, Gower Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
5545-008-011, 5545-008-012, 5545-008-044
State Highways
US 101
See Notice of Completion for complete list

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 Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), 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), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Office (Sq. Ft. 489863, Acres 11.2, Employees 1959), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 19915, Acres 0.46, Employees 80), Other (Screening Room - 14,256 sf / 0.33 acres / 57 employees)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Rezone, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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