South Pasadena Downtown
Genton Property Group, LLC is the Developer for the Downtown Revitalization Project. The development concept has evolved from its original inception and approval in 2008. Due to the economic downturn and dissolution of the City Redevelopment Agency, the Project has undergone some changes but still attempts to remains within the general framework of the original entitlement. The current proposed Project is as follows.
Site A/A1 is located at the southwest corner of Fair Oaks Avenue and Mission Street. The properties are currently owned by Citizen’s Bank. Development on this site would include:
- Demolition of the existing Citizen’s Bank building, approximately 9,500 square feet;
- New construction of approximately 18,000 square feet of commercial space along Fair Oaks Avenue and Mission Street;
- Citizen’s Bank to re-occupy approximately 3,000 – 5,000 square feet;
- Remaining 13,000 – 15,000 square feet to be occupied by new commercial uses; and,
- New public plaza behind in the interior of the site.
Site C is located at the southeast corner of Mound Avenue and El Centro Street. The properties are currently owned by the City of South Pasadena. A 1,950 square foot building exists on the site and is occupied by the South Pasadena Theatre Workshop. Development on this site would include:
- Demolition of the existing 1,950 square foot building;
- Construction of a new three story mixed-use building with 22 residential units (12 senior low/moderate income units and 10 market rate units);
- Approximately 1,300 square feet of new ground floor commercial; and,
- Parking garage with spaces on the ground floor.
Site D is located at the northeast corner of Mound Avenue and El Centro Street. The properties are currently owned by Bank of America and the City and are used as general parking for the surrounding properties and businesses. Development on this site would include:
- Construction of a three and a half story mixed use building with 38 market rate units;
- Approximately 2,600 square feet of new ground floor commercial; and,
- Ground floor parking with two additional levels of subterranean parking garage.
Site B is located at the southeast corner of Hope Street and Mound Avenue. The property is owned by the City and is currently a City parking lot. Developer is not proposing to redevelop this site. It will remain as a City parking lot.