Marlton Square could see more new development, as the city considers selling pieces of the property to Fred Leeds Properties. Meanwhile, the neighboring Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza is preparing for a makeover.
The shopping mall will be transformed into a 24-hour community, complete with retail, office space, nearly 1,000 residences, and a 400 room hotel. The two tallest structures, though, will be getting a height reduction.
Metro's tunnel-boring machine, nicknamed Harriet, is well on her way to Leimert Park after beginning work in April. A new video shows a time-lapse of the tunneler disappearing below Crenshaw Boulevard.
When the Promise Zone was announced in 2014, many were surprised that South LA was passed over for the advantageous designation that gives 'hoods a boost when applying for federal grants to fight poverty. Now, South LA's finally getting its due.