Next Community Meeting Posted for 11111 Jefferson Development – Oct. 6

The community meetings for the development at 11111 Jefferson will re-commence online. The scope of environmental documentation will be addressed on Oct. 6. 2020.The Community Meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at approximately 7:00 p.m. and will be followed by the EIR Scoping Meeting at approximately 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The window for comments will close at 5:30 on Friday, October 16, 2020. 

The first two meetings on the development were hosted at Temple Akbia, which sits directly across the street from the proposed development. This third meeting will be online. 

From the City  – “The 3.43-acre (149,553 square feet [sf]) Project Site, is located in the Studio Village neighborhood and is currently developed with three single-story commercial buildings, surface parking, a parking lot that serves the proximate Exceptional Children’s Foundation (ECF), and landscaping. The Project would construct up to 230 residential dwelling units, 19 of which would be affordable to very low income households, for a total of up to 244,609 sf of residential area including the residential lobby and amenity room); up to 55,050 sf of ground floor retail area, including a 38,600 sf market, 10,600 sf of restaurants, and a 1,950 sf gym; and up to 11,450 sf of second floor office uses within a five story building. The building would be constructed atop one level of subterranean vehicular parking, with parking also provided on the first and second floor of the building. There would be a total of 653 parking stalls (308 stalls for residential, 311 stalls for commercial, and 34 spaces for an off-site use, the ECF). Vehicular access to the Project Site would be provided from three driveways: one on Sepulveda Boulevard at Janisann Avenue and two on Machado Road. The driveway on Sepulveda Boulevard and the east driveway on Machado Road (closer to Jefferson Boulevard) would serve retail, market, and office uses. The west driveway on Machado Road opposite Heritage Place would provide access for resident and resident guest parking, and for ECF parking all located below grade. The Project also includes a proposed traffic signal at the intersection of Janisann Avenue and Sepulveda Boulevard. The Project also includes private and publicly accessible open space including: a public park at the corner of Machado Road and Sepulveda Boulevard, a public paseo area with an interior courtyard adjacent to the ground floor retail uses at the intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and Jefferson Boulevard, and an open air courtyard at the third level of the development to serve the residential units. Project construction would occur in one phase and is anticipated to commence as early as the second quarter of 2022 and be completed by the third quarter of 2024 for a total of approximately 26 months.”

he meetings will be held in an online format using Zoom to share information regarding the Project and the environmental review process.

City staff, environmental consultants, and Project representatives will be available during these meetings, with the Community Meeting being held first, followed by the EIR Scoping Meeting.  Each meeting will each begin with a presentation and be followed by a question and answer session. The meetings will be open to the public and all stakeholders. Questions may be submitted via email in advance of the meeting at [email protected], however there will also be opportunities for verbal questions taken at the meetings.

Register for the virtual meeting through Zoom by visiting: This will provide you with a confirmation and join link as well as call-in numbers.


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