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Mapping Los Angeles's 21 Hotels Under Development Right Now

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New hotel construction slowed to a crawl during the recession, but the industry is roaring back in a huge way. Things are hopping by the beach, with new construction and a couple of controversial redevelopments proposed, and just nuts Downtown--from South Park to the Historic Core. Even two long-stalled West Hollywood projects (from the '90s!) have shown signs of life this spring. All together there are a couple thousand new hotel rooms set to open in the next couple years, including 900 alone at the crazy tall Wilshire Grand. Here, now, we've mapped it all. Update 2:56 pm: the Downtown Palihouse is a big, fat lie. It's been removed from the map. Update 6/28: Downtown's Ace Hotel isn't delayed after all. A rep got in touch to say it's due to open by the end of the year.

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1. Hotel Clark

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426 South Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

The Hotel Clark has been beset by delays and is currently in a tussle with a union over its liquor license. When it does eventually open (November is the current estimate), it will have 347 rooms

2. Ace Hotel

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929 Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

The Ace's 182 rooms are due to start Bringing Back Broadway from the old United Artists Theater building by the end of the year.

3. Marriott Courtyard and Marriott Residence Inn

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930 Georgia Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Due to open in August 2014, the two hotels will have 374 rooms between them.

4. Renaissance Hotel at LA Live

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West Olympic Boulevard & Georgia Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Georgia Street is turning into Marriott Alley. In addition to the Courtyard/Residence Inn across the street, this Renaissance will bring 450 more rooms when it opens in 2016.

5. Wilshire Grand

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930 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90017

The Wilshire Grand will be the West Coast's tallest tower and have 900 hotel rooms when it's finished. Which won't be until January 2017.

6. The Line

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3515 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010

The Sydell Group is converting the old Wilshire Hotel in Koreatown. It'll have 385 rooms and is scheduled to open this October.

7. Empire Hotel

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831 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90017

The nine-story historic Trinity Auditorium is in the process of being converted into a 183-room hotel set to open in July 2014

8. Holiday Inn Express & Suites

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11342 Burbank Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91601

This 80-room hotel in the NoHo Arts District is due to open in December 2013.

9. Shade Hotel

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855 North Harbor Drive
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Work finally started on this long-delayed 54-room boutique hotel earlier this year. It's expected to open in May 2014.

10. Hilton Garden Inn Redondo Beach

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2410 Marine Avenue
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

One of two hotels slated for an abandoned mini golf site/homeless encampment near the 405. This one will have 147 rooms and open in August 2014.

11. Residence Inn Redondo Beach

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2420 Marine Avenue
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

The second of two hotels coming to a former miniature golf site near the 405, this one will have 172 rooms. No word on an opening date.

12. Residence Inn Pasadena

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233 North Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103

Come 2015, Pasadena will have a new Residence Inn. This one will have 144 rooms.

13. Hampton Inn and Suites

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315 South Brand Boulevard
Glendale, CA 91204

Approved in February, this business-class hotel's 88 rooms are due to open in January 2014.

14. Hilton Garden Inn Burbank

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401 South San Fernando Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91502

This 210 business hotel in Burbank wants to be pedestrian friendly. Which is good, because plans the approved plans have fewer than the required number of parking spaces.

15. Sunset|La Cienega

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8500 West Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

One of two relics from the 1990s on the list, the long-planned, long-delayed hotel/residential/retail development came back to life in May. No word on a final timetable, but it's slated to bring 296 rooms to West Hollywood.

16. Kimpton Pasadena

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76 North Marengo Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

One of the newest hotels on our list, Kimpton and Pasadena are in talks for the hotelier to take over the historic and abandoned YWCA building and convert it into a 150-room boutique hotel.

17. James Hotel

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8950 West Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Earlier this year came word that the long-delayed James had a new buyer. The hotel is entitled for six stories with 196 rooms plus for residential units and restaurant space, and has been in the works since 1999. Work has to get underway by October or face a $1 million fine from WeHo.

18. 1629 Griffith Park

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1629 Griffith Park Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Dana Hollister's plans to convert Silver Lake's Pilgrim Church into a 25-room boutique hotel plus bar and restaurant have divided the local neighborhood council and aren't yet approved.

19. Ocean Avenue Project

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101 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90401

This Frank Gehry-designed hotel/condo/museum is still a ways off--it hasn't even been approved yet. As of now it's planned for 22 stories with 125 rooms (plus 22 condos).

20. Wyndham Santa Monica at the Pier

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120 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Not so much a new development as a redevelopment of a sad old former Holiday Inn. Three buildings of descending height have been proposed, and the city council is in a bit of a tizzy over it

21. Fairmont Miramar Hotel

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101 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90401

The renovation plans for the Fairmont Miramar recently mushroomed to include a 21-story tower. Community meetings about the project have gotten heated and all sorts of accusations have been flying around. Who said hotel revamps were dull?

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1. Hotel Clark

426 South Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

The Hotel Clark has been beset by delays and is currently in a tussle with a union over its liquor license. When it does eventually open (November is the current estimate), it will have 347 rooms

426 South Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

2. Ace Hotel

929 Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

The Ace's 182 rooms are due to start Bringing Back Broadway from the old United Artists Theater building by the end of the year.

929 Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

3. Marriott Courtyard and Marriott Residence Inn

930 Georgia Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Due to open in August 2014, the two hotels will have 374 rooms between them.

930 Georgia Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

4. Renaissance Hotel at LA Live

West Olympic Boulevard & Georgia Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Georgia Street is turning into Marriott Alley. In addition to the Courtyard/Residence Inn across the street, this Renaissance will bring 450 more rooms when it opens in 2016.

West Olympic Boulevard & Georgia Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

5. Wilshire Grand

930 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017

The Wilshire Grand will be the West Coast's tallest tower and have 900 hotel rooms when it's finished. Which won't be until January 2017.

930 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90017

6. The Line

3515 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010

The Sydell Group is converting the old Wilshire Hotel in Koreatown. It'll have 385 rooms and is scheduled to open this October.

3515 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010

7. Empire Hotel

831 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90017

The nine-story historic Trinity Auditorium is in the process of being converted into a 183-room hotel set to open in July 2014

831 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90017

8. Holiday Inn Express & Suites

11342 Burbank Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA 91601

This 80-room hotel in the NoHo Arts District is due to open in December 2013.

11342 Burbank Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91601

9. Shade Hotel

855 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Work finally started on this long-delayed 54-room boutique hotel earlier this year. It's expected to open in May 2014.

855 North Harbor Drive
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

10. Hilton Garden Inn Redondo Beach

2410 Marine Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA 90278

One of two hotels slated for an abandoned mini golf site/homeless encampment near the 405. This one will have 147 rooms and open in August 2014.

2410 Marine Avenue
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

11. Residence Inn Redondo Beach

2420 Marine Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA 90278

The second of two hotels coming to a former miniature golf site near the 405, this one will have 172 rooms. No word on an opening date.

2420 Marine Avenue
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

12. Residence Inn Pasadena

233 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103

Come 2015, Pasadena will have a new Residence Inn. This one will have 144 rooms.

233 North Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103

13. Hampton Inn and Suites

315 South Brand Boulevard, Glendale, CA 91204

Approved in February, this business-class hotel's 88 rooms are due to open in January 2014.

315 South Brand Boulevard
Glendale, CA 91204

14. Hilton Garden Inn Burbank

401 South San Fernando Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91502

This 210 business hotel in Burbank wants to be pedestrian friendly. Which is good, because plans the approved plans have fewer than the required number of parking spaces.

401 South San Fernando Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91502

15. Sunset|La Cienega

8500 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069

One of two relics from the 1990s on the list, the long-planned, long-delayed hotel/residential/retail development came back to life in May. No word on a final timetable, but it's slated to bring 296 rooms to West Hollywood.

8500 West Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

16. Kimpton Pasadena

76 North Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

One of the newest hotels on our list, Kimpton and Pasadena are in talks for the hotelier to take over the historic and abandoned YWCA building and convert it into a 150-room boutique hotel.

76 North Marengo Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

17. James Hotel

8950 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Earlier this year came word that the long-delayed James had a new buyer. The hotel is entitled for six stories with 196 rooms plus for residential units and restaurant space, and has been in the works since 1999. Work has to get underway by October or face a $1 million fine from WeHo.

8950 West Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

18. 1629 Griffith Park

1629 Griffith Park Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Dana Hollister's plans to convert Silver Lake's Pilgrim Church into a 25-room boutique hotel plus bar and restaurant have divided the local neighborhood council and aren't yet approved.

1629 Griffith Park Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026

19. Ocean Avenue Project

101 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401

This Frank Gehry-designed hotel/condo/museum is still a ways off--it hasn't even been approved yet. As of now it's planned for 22 stories with 125 rooms (plus 22 condos).

101 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90401

20. Wyndham Santa Monica at the Pier

120 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Not so much a new development as a redevelopment of a sad old former Holiday Inn. Three buildings of descending height have been proposed, and the city council is in a bit of a tizzy over it

120 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401

21. Fairmont Miramar Hotel

101 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401

The renovation plans for the Fairmont Miramar recently mushroomed to include a 21-story tower. Community meetings about the project have gotten heated and all sorts of accusations have been flying around. Who said hotel revamps were dull?

101 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90401