1681 26th St AA
Pen Factory

Filed: 3/5/2015

The project includes adding 7,499 square feet to the existing 196,317 square-foot building and adaptive re-use of the existing, vacant building for creative office space. The building renovation includes a new mezzanine level, 3 new elevators, 4 new exit stairs, toilet rooms, outdoor decks, and a courtyard. The existing building height will remain unchanged.

The project will also involve the addition of a one-story subterranean parking structure and the demolition of the easternmost existing building on the site. The parking structure includes 2 elevators, 2 exit stairs, shower and toilet room, and bicycle storage. The proposed parking structure will be located where there is existing surface parking.


Project Details

Action Date: 2015-08-10

Effective Date: 2015-08-10

Building Specifications

1 stories (23'5"-29')

203,816 sq. ft. total (203,816 commercial)


748 on-site spaces (302 surface-level)

446 subterranean (1 levels)

488 bike spaces

Public Hearings

Mon Aug 17, 2015

Architectural Review Board - Formal Review

Status Updates

Mon Aug 10, 2015

Approved Administrative Approval

Wed Mar 18, 2015

Preliminary Review

City Contact

Jing Yeo, Planning Manager

(310) 458-8341


CSHV Pen Factory LLC


601 South Figueroa Street, Suite 3400 Los Angeles, CA 90017

Project Contact

Dan Herman - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP


555 W 5th Street, Suite 2900 Los Angeles, CA 90013

Case Number(s)

  • 15ENT-0137

Site Address

1681 26th St



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