The Lorena Apartment Complex consists of 112 family apartments that are located in the Boyle Heights neighborhood in Los Angeles and includes 63 two-bedroom and 49 three-bedroom homes in two four-story buildings, underground parking, all designed in California contemporary style. The project is located on a hillside with zero lot line construction. A large shoring and soil nail operation was required for the underground parking decks and the apartments were constructed on the elevated deck.
All this was accompished while an existing historic building was moved around the site before placing it in its final location.This was a challenging project due to the logistics and tight scheduling that was required. The all-new complex also includes picnic and barbeque areas, a playground and a recreation center. The project was completed 3 months ahead of schedule.