The Council also decided to lower heights on new buildings in Alhambra’s Central Business District to five stories.
Alhambra’s Planning Commission voted to deny the application for a four-story office building after significant neighborhood opposition.
A few remain on the original site, and a number of them have been moved to Ramona Convent Secondary School, but some Alhambra residents are wondering what happened to the rest.
The public had an opportunity to speak at Monday’s hearing on 801 E. Main St., and will have one more opportunity to do so on June 17.
The City Council heard a presentation on a potential 40-unit affordable housing development in downtown Alhambra.
Alhambra Planning Commission Continues East Main Street Development Hearing; City Plans to Facilitate Dialogue Between Community Members and Developer
Debate over the proposed 45-unit commercial project at 801 E. Main St. brought a large crowd to the often contentious Planning Commission hearing Monday night.
Contentious Hearing Over Proposed 45-unit East Main Street Development in Alhambra Cut Short By Microphone Malfunction
Many neighboring residents are concerned about the height, architectural style and traffic impacts of a proposed project at 801 East Main Street in Alhambra.
The project would consist of 45 units with uses ranging from restaurants to office space.
The city is no longer allowed to require homeowners to make repairs to public property while building secondary units on their lots, after finding out such measures are incompatible with state law.
The Alhambra City Council began to address affordable housing as it upheld a permit to allow a mixed-use development in downtown Alhambra.