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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

78 Market Wants to Change Use from Medical Building to Restaurant

The one-story building at 78 Market (aka 1501 Pacific Ave) wants to change use from medical office to restaurant and office with a 1531 sqft second-story edition.

Planning hearing will be held 24 October, 10 am, at the West LA Municipal Building, 1645 Corinth Ave, LA 90025.

The project proposes a total of 1,585 square feet of Service Area – consisting of 625 square feet at the ground level interior, 257 square feet at the ground level patio, 325 square feet at the second-story interior, and 378 square feet at the second-story patio – and 329 square feet of office use on the second level. The resulting 2,632 square foot restaurant proposes 73 seats and a full line of alcoholic beverages for onsite consumption, with hours of operation from 8 am to 1 am daily. A total of 20 vehicle parking spaces are required; the restaurant shall maintain 14 vehicle parking spaces (5 onsite, 9 offsite) and replace 6 vehicle parking spaces with 24 bicycle parking stalls.

Sea Level Rise Workshop for Venice, 14 March

Department of City Planning’s Venice local coastal program team welcomes all to the Sea Level Rise workshop, 14 March, 7-9 pm at Westminster Elementary School, 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd.

They ask that attendees RSVP.

Planning Commission to Hear Appeal of 601 – 611 Ocean Front Walk


The Los Angeles Area Planning Commission will hear an appeal of 601 – 611 Ocean Front Walk and 8 – 10 Sunset 7 september at 4:30 pm at Parking Enforcement Building, 11214 Exposition Blvd, LA 90064. Reference Case No.ZA-2015-0102-CDP-CU-SPP-1A

APPLICANT:Joseph Praske, Manager Boardwalk Sunset, LLC
Representative: Glen Irani, Glen Irani Architects

Appellant 1: John Picard Stein, Ph.D.
Appellant 2: Jerome Fleischman, Edward Halpern, Morris Sands