Late final month the Design Fee accredited the applying for Idea Design Overview of the previous Bank of America constructing at 101 S. Marengo Ave. with circumstances to be additional reviewed throughout Closing Design Overview.
The choice turns into efficient on Saturday, September 5.
These circumstances embrace additional exploring methods to enhance pedestrian entry on Inexperienced Street and the potential for making a through-block connection between Marengo Avenue and Arroyo Parkway on the southern finish of the block.
Methods to enhance the façade to obviously tackle the placement of the doorway to the constructing may even be studied.
Photorealistic pictures, together with pedestrian-level visualizations from all three streets on which the property has frontage have to be supplied, a number of different circumstances have been additionally positioned on the approval.
The five-story, 345,558 square-foot rectangular construction designed by John F. Adams of Edward Durell Stone, Inc, was accomplished in 1974.
Woodridge Capital Companions bought the constructing to Atlas Capital Group for $72 million.
Woodridge sought to overtake the constructing into Class A workplace area and deliberate so as to add home windows to the travertine-clad facade.
The constructing is surrounded by about 82,000 sq. toes of open plaza area, the majority of which faces the Pasadena Conference Heart.
However that plan stalled final 12 months. In July, the fee reviewed a brand new plan put ahead by Atlas however despatched it again with beneficial adjustments. A lot of the considerations centered across the method during which home windows can be added to the almost windowless constructing shrouded in white travertine.
Whereas no main structural adjustments have been deliberate, the outside of the constructing would get a model new look below the proposal.
Closing Design Overview is the ultimate section of the Design Overview course of. It usually focuses on development particulars, finishes, supplies, landscaping, and on consistency of the mission, with the design accredited throughout Idea Design Overview, in addition to compliance with the circumstances of the accredited Idea Design Overview, in keeping with the town’s web site.
Usually after Closing Design Overview is full an applicant can submit their software/plans for a constructing allow.