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Checking In On 10 Residential Projects on the Way in Glendale

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There is a crazy building boom going on in Glendale! The Glendale News-Press reports on an enormous slate of projects underway or set to begin soon; they say that "almost all residential development under construction or in the planning stages ? are apartments, but they will be built to condominium standards so they can be converted and sold later if the condo market returns." Here's a rundown on 10 projects--some are new and some are old friends:

Broadway Lofts
Location: Broadway and Maryland Avenue
Stats: 208 studios and two-bedrooms, 23,000 square feet of groundfloor commercial space
Status: The Circuit City-killer has been under construction "for several months, with crews recently starting to install windows on the five-story building."

ICIS
Location: Colorado Boulevard near the 5
Stats: 186 apartments, 14 rental townhouses, 7,500 square feet of commercial space
Status: It's set to open at the beginning of 2013.

Lex on Orange
Location: Orange Street and Lexington Drive
Stats: 307 apartments in two five-story buildings
Status: There is "a massive hole currently dug along Central for the subterranean parking."

Legendary Towers
Location: Orange Street and Central Avenue
Stats: 72 apartments, eight live/work units, a 1,200 square foot cafe
Status: Construction on Lex on Orange's neighbor is set to start soon.

Brand + Wilson
Location: Brand and Wilson, of course
Stats: 238 units and 10,000 square feet of retail in a six-story building
Status: It's set to break ground next year.

Courtyard by Marriott
Location: Central Avenue and Wilson
Stats: 173 rooms in 11 stories
Status: Should break ground in mid-2013.

Verdugo Gardens
Location: Central Avenue and Doran Street
Stats: 228 apartments
Status: Should break ground in mid-2013.

Triangle project
Location: A triangular site bordered by Central, Los Feliz Road, and San Fernando Road
Stats: 290 apartments, 37,000 square feet of retail and office space
Status: Set to start break ground next year.

Jo-Ann Fabrics apartments
Location: Wilson and Orange (on the site of the Jo-Ann Fabrics)
Stats: 166 units in six stories
Status: The city council held a design review hearing last week.

Laemmle Lofts
Location: Wilson and Maryland
Stats: 42 apartments, a Laemmle theater complex, and retail
Status: Officials are trying to figure out funding for the project, which originally relied on the local redevelopment agency (the state killed those earlier this year).
· More girth coming to Glendale's core [Glendale News-Press]

Elevé Lofts

200 E. Broadway, Glendale, CA

Laemmle Lofts

Wilson Ave. & Maryland Ave., Glendale, CA