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Los Angeles Construction News

Updates on new buildings and infrastructure under construction in LA.

LACMA is being torn down right now

Demolition of the original modernist complex is clearing the way for a flashy new building.

Construction still chugging along in LA amid pandemic

But the mayor has warned: "We will not be shy about shutting down construction sites."

With empty streets, Beverly Hills looks to speed up Westside subway construction

The city is closing a stretch of Wilshire Boulevard and ramping up construction.

LA’s NFL stadium—host of Super Bowl 2022—is nearly finished

The $2.6 billion venue is on track to open this summer Inglewood.

See how much LA’s skyline changed in 10 years

As photos from 2009 and 2019 prove, developers descended on Downtown Los Angeles this decade.

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Mapping East Hollywood’s mini development boom

New mixed-use apartment buildings are sprouting up as the neighborhood gains recognition for its flourishing bar and restaurant scene.

Netflix ready to expand in Hollywood as construction wraps on high-rise named... Epic

The streaming giant is expected to move in early next year.

The Netflix occupation of Hollywood nears as Academy on Vine rises behind ArcLight

It’s slated to open next year.

Work about to start to build major West LA development

Formerly called Martin Expo Town Center, the project at Expo and Bundy is set to be finished by 2023.

Boyle Heights native developing affordable housing across from Mariachi Plaza

"The homelessness picture is people like my uncle, who just can’t afford somewhere to live," she says.

‘Building in the quickest time possible’: Modular homeless housing rising in Westlake

The builder says they’re cutting construction time in half.

New Sixth Street bridge delayed another two years

Whenever it’s finished, the new bridge, designed by architect Michael Maltzan, will connect Boyle Heights and the Arts District and cross over a new public art plaza and park.

LA on track to build more housing this year than in 2018

But permit data shows a development slump may be on the way.

LA River’s Atwater Village-Griffith Park bridge taking shape

Set to be complete by the end of the year, the bridge will connect people walking and biking between Atwater and the park.

Long Beach Civic Center readies for grand opening

A new city hall building will replace the 1970s Brutalist structure.

Huge foundation poured at Frank Gehry-designed Grand Avenue tower

It took 15 hours, 140 workers, and 1,348 trucks.

Onni’s 60-story skyscraper has the green light

700 new apartments plus retail in Downtown LA’s booming South Park neighborhood.

Digging finishes on the Westside subway’s first tunnel

The boring machines will eventually move enough dirt to fill 150 Olympic-size swimming pools.

Hollywood Target husk set to open in summer 2020

Workers are on site now, turning that empty shell into a big box store.

LA breaks ground on bright Taylor Yard pedestrian, bike bridge

The bridge will link the LA River Bike and a 42-acre public park planned on the site of a former railroad yard.

LA built more housing than any other California city in 2018

But is it enough to address the city’s affordability crisis?

Construction restarting at Oceanwide Plaza as debt soars to $98.6M

The $1 billion megaproject was stalled for two months.

Touring the under-renovation Coliseum

It’s on a tight deadline to be finished before the Rams’ preseason opener.

Stalled DTLA megadevelopment Oceanwide Plaza owes contractors more than $52M

It’s the latest sign that the $1 billion project near the Staples Center has hit financial snags.

Construction underway on 25-story tower at Westlake, Koreatown border

Set to be complete in 2021, the high-rise will hold more than 600 apartments.

4,600 ‘soft-story’ apartment buildings still need earthquake retrofits

Most of the apartments damaged and destroyed in the Northridge quake were in these dingbat-style buildings.

California’s new governor: ‘We’re not playing small ball on housing’

Newsom wants to strip transportation funding from cities that fail to meet housing production goals.

Parker Center tower slated for complete demolition in January

Preservations fought its destruction, but the former LAPD headquarters won’t stand much longer.

Demolition underway to build Frank Gehry’s next Downtown LA project

Across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Metro’s Crenshaw Line to LAX delayed until 2020

The light rail route was scheduled to open next year.

City commission delays Frank Gehry’s Sunset Strip development

It put a hold on a demolition permit for a landmarked bank building.

American Airlines starts $1.6B renovation project at LAX

Getting ready for the airport’s new shuttle system.

Tunneling begins on Metro’s subway to the Westside

Tunnel boring machines are chewing up earth below the Miracle Mile.

Checking in on Rise Hollywood’s 369 apartments near Cahuenga and Sunset

Set to open in early 2020.

10 million-year-old whale bone found while building new subway below Downtown LA

Construction crews working on Metro’s Regional Connector dug up the fossil.

Construction on Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX Line months behind schedule

Will the train’s fall 2019 opening be delayed?

Construction ramping up on new Hollywood Boulevard apartments in East Hollywood

There’s movement on this lot just west of the Hollywood and Western subway stop.

Study: LA buildings will shake more in earthquakes than previously predicted

Developers and builders will have to reassess the safety of "tall buildings," the study’s authors say.

Construction on Inglewood football stadium is 40 percent complete

The future home of the Chargers and Rams is the largest and most expensive football stadium to date.