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Adaptive Reuse

Panorama City tower, vacant since Northridge Earthquake, makes a comeback as 194 light-filled apartments

Will the reopening mark a turning point for the neighborhood?

WeWork’s first Arts District location opens today

It’s the company’s 20th LA area location, financial troubles be damned.

Hollywood’s landmark Citizen-News to become restaurants, event space

Located next to Mama Shelter and within a hub of hotels and nightlife spots.

Industrial building off Blue Line to be converted to artist lofts

Not far from the Vernon Station.

Redeveloper of Boyle Heights Sears looking for project partner

The Shomof Group is planning more than 1,000 new units, plus shops and offices in the old Art Deco building.

County supervisors move ahead with plan to reuse County General Hospital as housing

The hospital could help fill the "tremendous need for homeless, low income, and high-need population residential options."

In bustling downtown Santa Monica, rent-controlled apartments flipping to offices

The restoration will turn the century-old building, once home to more than a dozen disabled and senior renters, into offices.

Construction starts on Santa Monica Sears’ transformation into ‘vibrant’ retail, office, food complex

Work is expected to wrap up in fall 2019

A Q&A with the architect who gives new life to LA’s old buildings

Downtown Los Angeles architecture and interior design firm Omgivning is working on some of the most high-profile adaptive reuse projects in the neighborhood right now.

Apple finally unveils details on its Tower Theatre store on Broadway in Downtown LA

A whiter, brighter interior, with many of the theater’s stunning interior details on display.

Hotel slated near Santee Alley at the edge of Downtown’s Fashion District

With restaurants on the ground floor and the roof.

1920s West Hollywood building on Doheny to be reused as small hotel, restaurant

Right next to the Troubadour

New renderings show off post-renovation look for Santa Monica Sears

A rooftop deck, a "market hall" for retailers, and 50,000 square feet of office space for a "Silicon Beach-type tenant."

City Council signs off on developer for high-profile redevelopment of landmarked Lincoln Heights Jail

Developer Lincoln Property Company plans to bring residential, commercial, and manufacturing space to the site along the LA River.

See the massive transformation in store for the Boyle Heights Sears complex

The mixed-user will have it all, from a food hall to offices to 1,030 live-work units.

Adaptive reuse project with 60 live-work units planned around DTLA’s Fashion District

The project would overhaul a 100-year-old industrial building, adding housing and commercial space.

Broadway Trade Center prepares for its epic transformation

The massive 108-year-old former department store is laying the groundwork for a build-out that will fill its walls and rooftops with tons of amenities, including a Grand Central Market-style food hall and hotel. We tour the raw space before all that.

All the Details on the Mixed-Use Rebirth of the Enormous Boyle Heights Sears Complex

Two Adaptive Reuse Projects Coming to the Skid-Row-Adjacent Seafood District

The Enormous Broadway Trade Center Mini-City Makeover: Floor by Floor

How to Encourage Old Building Conversions in Downtown Again