Sears Landmark Building
2650 E. Olympic Blvd, Boyle Heights, LA
1.8 million SF
Adaptive reuse of historic Sears building. The structure will hold approximately 1,000 live/work units, 80,000 SF of retail/restaurant and 240,000 SF of office space; the existing 250,000 SF Sears store will remain. 200,000 SF will be removed from the floor plates to allow new light courts. An indoor/outdoor market/retail component will weave through the ground floor. Winner, 2016 Unbuilt Design Award from the Southern California Development Forum.