Mixed-use development could bring new housing to Compton

May 5, 2021 / Urbanize Los Angeles

A series of empty buildings located east of Compton’s Wilson Park could make way for a mixed-use development containing multifamily housing and street-fronting commercial space. Plans call for the construction of a seven-story buildings containing up to 300 residential units and 7,734 sf of ground-floor commercial uses. Also included, a new pedestrian plaza, parking for 407 vehicles, and a 44,000 sf co-working and artist production space.

The proposed apartments would come in a mix of studio, one-, and two-bedroom floor plans. Under proposed conditions of approval, 60 of the units would be set aside as affordable housing at the low-income level or 80% of the area median income.

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