New Developments

An enormous amount of investment has poured into the Figueroa Corridor since the Figueroa Corridor Partnership was created in 1998, and several more developments are underway or in the planning stages. Hereís a snapshot of the completed and upcoming projects, which total more than $1.5 billion:

1. USC: Various developments.
2. USC Zemeckis Center: Completed March 2001.
3. Exposition Park Family Service Center: Completed July 2001.
4. Vermont Transit Avenida Project 1A: Landscaped medians from Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. to Exposition Blvd. Completed 2002.
5. Shrine Interior/Exterior and Streetscape Upgrades: Completed fall 2002.
6. John Tracy Clinic Renovation: Completed fall 2002.
7. Mount St. Maryís College Expansion: New Infant and Child Care Center and weekend school for teacher education. Completed September 2002.
8. Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic: Construction of 30,000 sq. ft. Child & Youth Development Center. Completed November 2002.
9. Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Restoration: Completed 2003.
10. Exposition Marketplace Renovation: Completed spring 2003.
11. Orthopaedic Hospital Outpatient Medical Center: Completed July 2003.
12. California African American Museum Renovation: Interior repairs, additions, and upgrades. Completed November 2003.
13. Radisson Hotel Midtown Renovation: Exterior and interior renovations. Completed winter 2003.
14. Exposition Park Intergenerational Community Center: Renovation of L.A. Swim Stadium and family pools. Creation of child- care center, senior center, community garden, and amphitheatre. Completed 2004.
15. Texere Plaza: Ground floor businesses opened in 2004 and 2nd and 3rd floor lofts opened in 2005.
16. Exposition Park Parking Garage: Multi-level parking facility. Completed spring 2004.
17. Exposition Park Figueroa Streetscape: Christmas Tree Lane renovation, widening of sidewalks, and new landscaping. Completed spring 2004.
18. Orthopaedic Hospital Medical Magnet High School: LAUSD. Opened in September 2004.
19. Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Science Center School & Amgen Center for Science Learning: K-5 school. Partnership between California Science Center and LAUSD. Opened in September 2004.
20. USC 37th Street Parking Structure: For USC parking permit holders and special event public parking. Completed January 2005.
21. Community Medallions: Metal street pole and trash bin banners with Figueroa Corridor Partnership logo. Completed April 2005.
22. Vermont Transit Avenida Project Phase 1B: Landscaped medians from Exposition Blvd. to Jefferson Blvd. Completed October 2005.
23. Volvo Dealership: Opened in fall 2005.
24. Downtown L.A. Walks: Wayfinding signage program with vehicle and pedestrian signs in the Figueroa Corridor and greater downtown. Completed in January 2006.
25. Downtown Auto Center: Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi dealerships. Opened in January 2006.
26. The Tuscany: 120 high-end USC student apartments and ground- floor businesses. Opened August 2006.
27. Radisson Hotel Parking Structure: Parking for hotel guests and Galen Center event attendees. Opened August 2006.
28. USC Galen Center: Athletic and cultural center. Opened October 2006.

29. Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge dealerships:
To complete in 2007.
30. USC Credit Union Building: To complete in summer 2007.
31. Orthopaedic Hospital Universally Accessible Playground: To complete in summer 2007.
32. Vermont Avenue Senior Housing: 140 units of independent senior housing. To complete in winter 2007.
33. University Gateway: 421 apartments for USC undergraduate students and 100,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. In the planning stages.
34. Natural History Museum of L.A. County Renovation and Expansion: Historic renovation and seismic upgrade of the original (1913) building began in 2006 and expected to complete in 2008.
35. Los Angeles Trade Tech College Expansion and Renovation: To complete in fall 2011.
36. California Science Center Phase II - World of Ecology: Broke ground in October 2006 and expected to open in 2009.
37. Exposition Line: Extension of the rapid transit Blue Line from downtown through the Figueroa Corridor to Culver City. Broke ground in October 2006 and expected to complete in June 2010.
38. Flower St. and 23rd St. Housing: Upscale apartments expected to begin construction in 2008.
39. Angels Walk Program: Brochures distributed in spring 2007. Sidewalk stanchions are in the planning stage.
40. USC: Multifaith Center and other developments. Currently in the planning stage.
41. Mount St. Mary’s College. New student housing and classrooms to be built. Currently in the planning stage.
42. Exposition Park Rose Garden Wall Preservation: Restoration timeline TBA.
43. The Center for the Study of Civilization: Project of the Omar Ibn Al Khattab Foundation in the design and fundraising phase.
44. Doheny Mansion Preservation: Made possible through a 2002 Getty grant. On-going effort.

Figueroa Corridor Partnership : 3982 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 207 Los Angeles, CA 90037 Phone: (213) 746-9577 Fax: (213) 746-7876
Service Hotline: (213) 746-3444