After more than a decade of planning, USC’s $1 billion plan to turn the University Village into The Village at USC was approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council. The $1 billion project is expected to create approximately 4,000 new construction jobs and 8,000 permanent jobs, with a 30 percent local hiring promise. The […]
Many students says additional housing and retail could benefit the university, but others feel the plan could harm the community.
The Village at USC project might have cleared its final major hurdle last Wednesday when it was officially approved by a Los Angeles City Council committee. The University Village redevelopment project, however, still represents the bare minimum effort put forward by the university to accommodate community interests. At a public hearing last August, the City […]
Arguments were presented concerning USC’s $1.1 billion proposal to renovate the University Village.
The Planning, Land Use and Management panel will vote on the project in November.
New cardinal and gold flower beds, lampposts and a beautiful fountain are evidence of another season of successful summer construction at USC. One of the university’s upcoming projects, however, has come to a screeching halt.
Plans for The Village include the addition of 4,200 beds in university residential housing.
At some point, we have all made the unbearable trek from Superior Grocers to our place of residence. As a resident of Cardinal Gardens, I make this trek frequently, and I admit I’ve cursed the distance and wished for either a car or more hands many times. But there is something special about Superior. As […]
Cardinal Gardens, Century Apartments and La Sabonne Apartments will also be torn down.
Residents expressed mixed opinions about USC’s plan for The Village at an open house at the Galen Center last Thursday. Though The Village will certainly offer a notably nicer face of USC and its surrounding community, the plans for construction lack consideration for the history and significance of the area. Inherent in any efforts at […]