Gallery: Alta Lofts: Eco Chic Retro Renovation in East LA

 

Some green projects take the long and windy road to completion, and Los Angeles’ Alta Lofts are a textbook case of how hard building can be. Located in the heart of the economically depressed East LA neighborhood of Lincoln Heights, the project has been struggling to reach completion for over 8 years. Now the lofts are finally done and ready to offer sustainable living for a revitalized community. Designed by Pugh-Scarpa Architects, the newly completed green renovation is a striking re-envisioning of the 1920-era building. The contemporary design mixed with the original neo-classical façade is a nod to the retro chic that LA does best.

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