Olympic Tower Project

Draft Environmental Impact Report


Environmental Case No.
State Clearinghouse No.


Project Address: 813-815 West Olympic Boulevard; 947-951 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Community Plan Area: Central City

Council District: 14, Councilmember Huizar

Project Description: The Project includes demolition and removal of existing 13, 130-square-foot building on the Project site that contains a carwash, restaurant, ticket broker, and restaurant, and development of a single 58-story high-rise tower building containing up to 65,074 square feet of retail/commercial space (in three stories); 33,498 square feet of office space (in six stories); 10,801 square feet of hotel conference center/ballroom space (on one story); 8,448 square feet of residential condominium amenities (on the same story as the hotel conference center); 373 hotel rooms (216,065 square feet in 17 stories, including lobby/amenities level); 374 residential condominium units (435, 731 square feet in 24 stories); and 9,556 square feet of penthouse amenity area (in two stories). A six-level subterranean parking garage would be located beneath the building, and eight levels of above ground parking would be provided within podium level of the building. Six levels of the above ground parking would be wrapped with office uses on the Olympic Boulevard street frontage. Two additional stories dedicated to mechanical facilities would also be included in the proposed structure.

ANTICIPATED SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS: Based on the analysis included in the Draft EIR, the Project would result in significant and unavoidable impacts related to: Transportation and Traffic. All other potential impacts identified would be mitigated to less-than-significant levels.


Document Review and Comment: A print copy of the Draft EIR and the documents referenced in the Draft EIR are available for public review at the City of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning, 221 N. Figueroa Street, Suite 1350, Los Angeles, CA 90012, during office hours Monday-Friday, 9:00A.M. -4:00P.M. Please contact the Staff Planner listed below to schedule an appointment.

The Draft EIR is also available online at the Department of City Planning's website at http://planning.lacity.org (click on the "Environmental Review" tab on the left-hand side, then "Draft EIR", and click on the project name); and digital copies are also available at the following Library Branches:

Los Angeles Central Library, 630 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Chinatown Branch Library, 639 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Echo Park Branch Library, 1410 W Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Felipe de Neve Branch Library, 2820 W 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057
Little Tokyo Branch Library, 203 S. Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Pico Union Branch Library, 1030 S. Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA 90006

The Draft EIR can also be purchased on CD-ROM for $7.50 per copy. Contact Sergio Ibarra at (213) 847-3633 to purchase copies.

Comment Review Period: If you wish to submit comments following review of the Draft EIR, please reference the Environmental Case No. above, and submit them in writing by Monday, November 19, 2018, no later than 4:00 P.M. Please direct your comments to:

Please direct your comments to:

Via Mail:         Sergio Ibarra
                         Los Angeles Department of City Planning
                         221 N. Figueroa Street, Suite 1350
                         Los Angeles, CA 90012
Via Email:       sergio.ibarra@lacity.org


DEIR Sections

DEIR Appendices