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Office building set to replace former Culver City auto store

Washington Boulevard development would bring 16,000 square feet of office space to Culver City

By Dolores Quintana

A new proposal for a mixed-use office and retail building was put forward this week by the Culver City Planning Commission, as reported Urbanizing Los Angeles. The development is proposed for 5861-5863 Washington Boulevard, on the site of a former body shop, and plans call for a three-story building with 16,000 square feet of office space on the upper levels and 639 square feet of office space. retail space on the ground floor above a semi-underground car park that can accommodate 43 vehicles. Maxam Properties is the candidate listed in the proposal and is a Culver City-based real estate company. The development is already marketed as a property for sale at a price of $6.3 million. Office space in Culver City is a hot commodity with many media companies moving to the area like WarnerMedia, HBO Max and Apple moving into office space in the area.

The building is designed by Clive Wilkinson Architects and is named Washington Looking Northwest at the corner of Washington Boulevard and Adams Boulevard after the direction the building faces. The exterior of the building will consist of screens and corrugated iron panels with setbacks on each side of the building that can be used as terraces for tenants. This proposed development is on the border of Culver City and West Adams. West Adams has also seen media companies move into their neighborhood.