TWO ELEVEN (PROJ-15299) LAWSUIT FILED!
Livable Ventura, Inc. filed a Writ of Mandate to stop the 6-STORY MIXED-USE LUXURY APARTMENT BUILDING DOWNTOWN ON THE CORNER OF THOMPSON AND FIGUEROA WITH 94 UNITS AND 3,322 SQUARE FEET OF COMMERCIAL SPACE ON A .92 ACRE SITE.
Approved by the City Council on August 7 with YES votes by Doug Halter, Jim Duran, Bill McReynolds and Jeanette Sanchez-Palacios. Council member Mike Johnson and Mayor Joe Schroeder voted NO. Liz Campos recused herself.
Approved by the Planning Commission at the May 24th meeting with YES votes by Commissioners Shannon Farley, Lucas Zucker, Estelle Bussa and David Comden. Commissioners Scott McCarty and Mark Abbe voted NO.
- Project developer is the Daly Group who developed the Kal-Thom project at Kalorama and Thompson.
- The Downtown Specific Plan (the city's guidelines for building in the downtown area) restricts massing on a 4th floor to 75% and a 5th floor to 25%.
- The developer is including a small amount of low-income units to increase the height and density but they have gone beyond what is allowed by the DTSP.
A Writ of Mandate was filed by Livable Ventura, Inc. members and a mandatory settlement hearing has been scheduled for Oct. 31. Please sign up for our Newsletter for more information and our Facebook page will have more updates.