Planning Commission signs off on Fashion District’s first high-rise

Over objections from Skid Row residents worried about displacement, the Los Angeles Planning Commission on Thursday threw its support behind a 33-story residential tower proposed for Seventh and Maple.

The high-rise would be the tallest building ever erected in Downtown LA’s Fashion District.

Residents in neighboring Santee Village say it will breathe new life into the block, bringing 452 apartments, ground-floor commercial space, trees, lights, and a public paseo to 222 East Seventh Street, a site that’s presently a parking lot.

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