Residential transit-oriented development
A multi-family, transit-oriented development, The Vermont transformed a long-vacant area into a vibrant urban residential environment. Located on a two-acre site on the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Vermont Avenue, directly adjacent to the Metro Wilshire-Vermont Red Line station, the project set the standard for TOD in Los Angeles, which is now the predominant development focus in the region.
At a Glance
Gold Winner, Mixed-Use Category, Los Angeles Business Journal
A public plaza was placed on Wilshire Blvd. facing the Metro stop across the street in order to draw in passengers exiting the station.
Sitting atop the 7-story podium is an amenity deck with pool, spa, and gym - an urban oasis for the residents.
From an urban design and architecture strategy, the scale, massing, circulation, details, open spaces, everything was purposefully designed to reflect LA's diverse culture and create a place that both the new residents and surrounding neighborhood could benefit from.”
Our unit layout design allowed the client to offer premium condominium-like features and amenities - such as floor-to-ceiling windows and a kitchen with an island in every unit - to differentiate the project in the ultra-competitive LA rental market.
The Vermont remains one of the largest residential developments in Los Angeles since the 2008 recession, and stands as a shining example of modern, urban, transit-oriented living.