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DTLA MXU Development Downsized

Shenzhen Hazens revised the plan for a proposed $700-million mixed-use development in DTLA next to L.A. Live to include two towers with 435 condominiums, a 300-room hotel and 80,000 square feet of retail. The Chinese developer has scratched 215 condos and a third tower from the proposed 1020 Figueroa development.

The updated massing plan creates a softer street-level elevation, by reducing the eight-level podium wrapping the project from 75 feet high to 55 feet, increasing the size of the public plaza along Figueroa Street by 50% and increasing setbacks from an adjacent historic building.

Towers are proposed on two corners of the 2.7-acre L-shaped site, including a 540-foot, 38-story structure at Olympic Boulevard, and another 430-foot, 32-story building at 11th Street. The podium amenity deck connects the towers, and will be extended towards Flower Street.

Before construction commences, an existing Luxe Hotel will be demolished.

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