The Bloc

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
The Bloc
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Regional Center Commercial
Document Description
The Project would develop 466 residential units within a new high-rise tower (Residential Tower) on the southern half of the Project Site (Development Area), in conjunction with the enclosure of the rooftop parking level of the existing nine-story podium building and addition of two levels of parking, increasing the podium to 12 stories. The 53-story high-rise tower would be located within and above the expanded parking podium (Residential Tower).The existing hotel, office, and commercial uses on the Project Site would be retained, with the exception of some existing parking uses and 24,342 square feet of existing commercial floor area in the podium building that would be converted to residential uses, including a new residential lobby. Residential uses would comprise a total of 495,016 square feet of floor area, consisting of the conversion of the 24,342 square feet of existing commercial floor area and the addition of 470,674 square feet in the Residential Tower. The basement levels below the podium building would be retained. Upon completion of the Project, the Project Site would include a total of 1,894,988 square feet of floor area won a 186,674 square-foot (4.2-acre) site. A Sign District would be implemented to allow for a comprehensive signage program, and would include digital displays, digital kiosks, and off-site advertising.

Contact Information

Tamar Gharibian
Agency Name
City of Los Angeles
Job Title
Planning Assistant
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Flower Street and 8th Street, Hope Street and 8th Street, Flower Street and 7th Street, and Hope
Total Acres
Parcel #
APN 5144-010-401 through APN 5144-010-410
State Highways
I-10, US-101, SR-110
Olympic Primary Center, 10th Street Elementary, John H. Liechty
Los Angeles River

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 Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, 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 Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 7, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Residential (Units 466, Acres 4.2)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), TFAR, Vesting Tentative Tract Map, Sign Supplemental Use District
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources
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

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