The District Square project has been held up for a while now. According to Intersections LA, it was originally supposed to be complete in 2013, but late that year, it was only just preparing to break ground. A memo from the governing board of LA’s now-defunct Community Redevelopment Agency hinted that one of the chain-store-focused shopping center’s anchor tenants backed out and that caused the developers, West Hollywood-based Charles Company, to rethink the project’s makeup altogether.
A few Expo stops to the west, next to the La Cienega/Jefferson station, a mammoth mixed-use development is planned that would include more than 1,200 units of housing, commercial and office space, a grocery store, and a tower about 30 stories tall. That one’s expected to start construction in 2018.
The District Square site
· Proposed Expo/Crenshaw Shopping Center Going Mixed-Use [ULA]
· Expo Line’s Crenshaw Stop Getting Chain-Filled Retail Project [Curbed LA]
· A First Look at the Huge, Expo-Adjacent Mixed-Use Complex at La Cienega/Jefferson [Curbed LA]