South Pasadena Planning Commission Approves 108-Unit Mixed-Use Project
Earlier this week, the South Pasadena Planning Commission approved a proposed mixed-use project located at 1020 El Centro Street.
The proposed project by FSM Sopas, LLC consists of a new four-story mixed-use building containing 108 residential condominium units, of which 19 units are proposed to be affordable. The residential units for the project are proposed at various sizes and the applicant is only proposing approval for the shell of the commercial space.
Approximately 22,032 square feet are proposed for ground floor commercial use, where a school building will provide 11,435 commercial use along El Centro Street and an additional 10,597 square feet will be developed along Mission Street.
The project will provide two-level of subterranean parking for condominium residents, employees, and patrons of the commercial establishments. Lastly, the project will provide additional improvements, such as new lighting, landscaping, and courtyard amenities.
The new mixed-use building will be constructed in a contemporary architectural style that will be compatible, but differential from the existing cultural resource. The applicant is proposing an assortment of materials, including brick, stucco, metal roofing, and aluminum storefront double glaze windows
Gangi Architects is designing the project.