The Monroe Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Monrovia
Document Title
The Monroe Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Land Use: Office/Research and Development/Light Manufacturing with a Specific Plan/Planned Development Overlay Zoning: O/RD/LM (Office/Research and Development/Light Manufacturing)
Document Description
The Project entails demolition of existing commercial uses on the 1.6 acre site and redevelopment of the property with a five-story podium-style mixed-use building having a maximum height of 65 feet and two levels of subterranean parking. A total of 200 multi-family residential units and approximately 5,143 square feet of interior non-residential, ground floor area for commercial and recreational uses are proposed. Of the 200 residential units, 17 of the units are allocated for low-income households. Residential units are designed to vary in size from 596 to 1,070 square feet, consisting of 31 studio, 132 one-bedroom, and 37 two-bedroom units. Various recreational facilities and amenities are included in the building design for the residents, including a resort-style pool, rooftop deck, dog park, and courtyard gathering areas. An outdoor public plaza will also be provided at the site’s northeast corner at the intersection of Olive Avenue and Myrtle Avenue. Vehicular access to the site and subterranean parking would be provided from a driveway that connects with Olive Avenue.

Contact Information

John Mayer
Agency Name
City of Monrovia
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Olive Avenue/South Myrtle Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
8516-033-030; 8516-033-031
State Highways
Los Angeles Metro A Line
Monrovia HS; Monroe ES, Highland Oaks ES; Wild Rose ES;
Santa Anita Wash; Sawpit Wash
1 N
11 W
Other Location Info
Schools continued: Camino Grove ES; Bradoaks ES; Clifton MS; Foothills MS; First Avenue MS

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 Housing and Community Development (HCD), 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), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 22, 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
Residential (Units 200, Acres 1.6), Commercial (Employees TBD)(Sq. Ft. 5143, Acres 1.6, Employees 1)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Site Plan, Rezone, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation
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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