A Hawthorne-based developer has advanced a proposal to construct a hotel near the Green Line's Aviation/LAX Station to the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission.
The proposed development, slated for a property at 11814-11824 Aviation Boulevard, would rise in the unincorporated community of Del Aire. Plans call for the construction of a six-story building featuring 128 guest rooms and parking for 50 vehicles in an enclosed, street-level garage.
The developer, called William Ashley, Inc., states in correspondence the Department of Regional Planning that it is in negotiations for a Hilton brand to operate the proposed hotel.
Renderings portray a contemporary podium-type building, with the hotel rooms taking a C-shaped form around a swimming pool courtyard.
The project has drawn oppositions from residents and homeowners in the abutting single-family neighborhood. A community meeting held in October prompted the applicant to propose design changes to the hotel, including increased setbacks and recessing windows to minimize views into neighboring properties. However, a staff report to the Regional Planning Commission indicates that the proposed changes are not apparent on updated architectural plans.
A timeline for the proposed hotel has not been announced.
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