Category:Buildings in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Featured Building: Cove Marina
Cove Marina is located in del Rey Marina. Before the land was a marina, it had been a salt marsh that was fed by the Ballona Creek. The lands were mostly used by duck hunters.
In the mid 19th century, the marina area was considered to be turned into a commercial port. The United Stated Army again perused the idea in 1916, but the idea was economically impracticable. The idea was brought up again in 1936, but the San Pedro commercial harbor was more in favor.
In 1953, $2 million was finally authorized to fund the construction of the marina.
As construction was completing, the marina was in danger of a winter storm. When it hit, the result cost millions of dollars in damage repairs in the marina itself and the ships that were anchored there. A breakwater was built to protect the marina from this ever happening again. In 1965, the marina was finally completed at the cost of $36.25 million.
The Cove Marina is located at del Rey Marina. The area is known for their man-made, small craft harbor. The marina holds 5,300 boats and is the home port to 6,500.
Cove Marina is within walking distance of the marina, the Pacific Ocean, first class restaurants, movie theaters and shopping centers.
The average temperature high for del Rey Marina is 73.5 degrees Fahrenheit, with the average low being 53.7 degrees Fahrenheit.
Popular destinations within the area include fisherman's village, Chace Park, California Yacht Club, UCLA Marina Aquatic Center and Ballona Wetlands.
Outside of walking distance it is a 10 minute drive to Los Angeles International Airport,20 Minutes to Beverly Hills and 30 Minutes to downtown Los Angeles.
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Azzurra - Azzurra is Italian for "SKY BLUE" and the name suits this 19 story edifice of azure walls and translucent glass that envelopes a superb collection of 450 private Marina Del Rey condominium residences.
Marie Antoinette - Naming a 17-story condominium after a legendary Queen of France who suffered death by guillotine during the French Revolution gives potential residents an idea of the grandeur and history wrapped up in this 56-unit condominium in the heart of Los Angeles' Wilshire Corridor.
Ten Five Sixty - With its wave-like contours and view-enhancing insets the Ten Five Sixty is unique amongst its neighbors.
717 Olympic Apartments - High ceilings, open floor plans, high end finishes including bamboo flooring, stainless steel appliances, and stone finishes can all be found in the residences.
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Mirabella - Wilshire Boulevard and Westwood are home to some of the first skyscrapers built in Los Angeles after the lifting of earthquake related height restrictions in the early 1960s
Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA Live - High-end, luxurious views are offered from virtually all of the suites and residences, revealing sights of downtown Los Angeles.
W Hollywood - Amenities offered to residents of W Hollywood and guests include a full-service concierge, doorman, car detailing, and private car service, as well as a bliss spa, rooftop fitness center, dog park, and rooftop lounge and swimming pool.
Diplomat - The heavy use of angles in the design not only keep Diplomat from being too bland, it also gives it some unique layouts and allows for interesting storage options in the units themselves.
La Tour - La Tour is a strikingly modern 22 story building located on the south side of Wilshire at the eastern end of the corridor.
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