Grand Avenue here we go!

Site abatement work on Phase I of the Frank Gehry-designed Grand Avenue Project begins on Monday. Demolition of the ugliest parking structure in the world - the one at 1st and Grand - will coincide with the Feb. 7th ground-breaking date (though cars will not allowed to park inside). All this is according to angelenic. Phase I will include a Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Equinox Fitness, mixed-income housing, retail space and 1,400 parking spaces.

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