The last plan wasn’t popular with Boyle Heights residents. Now, on the one-acre property Metro owns next to the Gold Line stop, it wants to put up to 60 units of affordable housing plus a park and space for mariachi musicians to store their instruments.
Work is already underway to replace the old Sixth Street Viaduct with a new one designed by local starchitect Michael Maltzan. But the project will cost a bit more than previously expected, and will take eight months longer to finish.
The bilingual show was shot on and around Boyle Heights' historic 1st Street. The show’s costar told Curbed, "it humanizes an issue that otherwise ... if it doesn't touch you directly, then you wouldn't turn to look at it and to think about it."