Downtown L.A's High-rise Housing Boom

The latest high-rise building boom to hit downtown Los Angeles is focusing on housing, not office, space.

"The building boom marks the fourth time since World War II that a spate of construction has altered the downtown landscape. But although previous booms focused on commercial space, this one is different: The vast majority of the new high-rise space is for housing."

Thanks to Brenda Meyer

Full Story: Downtown Housing Demand Feeds a Bloom in High-Rises

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