Construction begins today on the long awaited Hollywood and Vine project. It will still be a long time before the gentry can move into their luxury loft condos (estimated 2009), but at least it’s not speculative any more. In case you forgot the development will include the following:
a 305-room W hotel with 143 adjoining condominiums that would receive hotel services, the first such complex in Los Angeles. Also part of the plan for the southeast corner of the intersection: 375 luxury apartments, restaurants, a nightclub, stores and a spa.Officials are hoping that this development, along with the other condo conversions nearby, will push out the hookers and drug dealers
and poor people for good from downtown Hollywood.
· Sequel Planned at Iconic Corner [L.A. Times]
· Hollywood and Vine: Hello W Hotel [Curbed LA]