2525 Wilshire Blvd: design for a 153-unit apartment building clad in zinc sheet metal as seven level Type 1A/3A construction with 2 ½ levels below grade parking. The +220,000 GSF project includes uninterrupted perimeter exterior amenity spaces at the Podium level including a 17.5m lap-pool, tranquil garden setting and dog run facility. Street level retail is provided at Wilshire Blvd and Coronado St. with separate and secured retail and tenant parking. Start of construction is scheduled for Fall 2014. [ rendering by Shimahara.net ]