Anyone who rides the popular Expo Line from Downtown to at least Culver City sees a flurry of activity along the tracks.
Rents have risen dramatically around the Expo Line’s stations, and it’s obvious that developers are counting on that trend to continue, as a wave of transit-oriented construction continues to rise along the route. There could be more development on the horizon.
In July, the city approved a plan to allow taller, mixed-use buildings to be built in a half-mile radius around five train stations in Palms, Rancho Park, Sawtelle, Mid-City, and Cheviot Hills. (Fix the City, the nonprofit that successfully sued to overturn Hollywood’s community plan, has filed a lawsuit against LA in an effort to stop this plan.)
Here, a map of the more notable projects along the light rail line. Projects vary in scale, purpose, and even ambition—but each will help to define how the Expo Line will be used in future years.Read More