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City Council Member Wants Prop B-style Initiative for SaMo

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Would requiring voter approval of any project above a certain height be right for Santa Monica? Councilmember Kevin McKeown thinks so. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, McKeown, who is running for reelection this year, told...

The 12-Story Version of the Plaza at Santa Monica Project Gets Go-Ahead

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Last night, the City Council chose between two design concepts for the Plaza at Santa Monica, a mixed-use development slated for 2.5 acres of City-owned land a block east of the 3rd Street Promenade. Despite...

Moving to Santa Monica: A How-To Guide

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  So, you’re moving to Santa Monica, the eight-square miles of eco-friendly paradise on the western edge of Los Angeles County. Your new home – we’re guessing it’s an apartment since about 70 percent of...

SaMo Gets Its First In-Depth Look at Koolhaas Project for 4th/5th and Arizona

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View Larger Map It has been seven years since the City began buying up parcels to piece together the 2.5 acre plot of prime real estate in Downtown Santa Monica that it hopes to transform...

City Council Scuttles Plans for Bergamot Transit Village

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The City Council put to rest Tuesday night what has become one of the single-most divisive development projects Santa Monica has seen in decades when it voted 4-1 to rescind its approval of the...

What a Difference 10 Feet Make, a Look at the Koolhass Project on 4th/Arizona

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Tomorrow night, designs for "The Plaza at Santa Monica" will be presented to the public at 7 pm in the Main Branch of the Santa Monica Library. The project, designed by world-renowned architect Rem Koolhaas,...

Carter Rubin named to Santa Monica Housing Commission

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Last night the City Council named Santa Monica Next Advisory Board Member Carter Rubin to the City's Housing Commission. The Housing Commission advises the City Council and Housing Authority on issues related to the...
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