Grimshaw Architects is looking to transform a parking lot in Los Angeles’s Chinatown into a bustling creative hub. 130 West College Street is slated to be a five-story, 233,000-square-foot development massed as two office buildings separated by a central atrium. The design, which will be structured in mass timber, places a strong emphasis on sustainable methods and systems as well as occupant wellness.
The proposal to reimagine the site—currently a vacant lot wedged between College Street, Bruno Street, North Alameda Street, and North Main Street in an “underutilized” section of the mixed-use neighborhood—has been submitted for entitlement review. Grimshaw has developed the design with
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