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Click here for information on the ULI Advisory Service Panel for the LA’s Cleantech Corridor that took place in May 2010

At A Glance

  • Adopted Date: January 23, 1980
  • Amendments:
    December 20, 1994
    September 26, 2001
    October 31, 2003
  • Project End Date: January 23, 2021

    Site Office Information:
    448 South Hill Street,
    Suite 1200, Los Angeles,
    California 90013. 
    T: 213-922-7800
    F: 213-617-8233

    Regional Administrator II:
    Jenny Scanlin

    Regional Administrator I:
    Jay Virata
 \\Commonspot\internet-site\images\bullet1 Development Opportunities

Request for Developer Proposals:
CH-3120/1300 Blossom Plaza Mix-Use Cultural and Transit Oriented Development
Chinatown Redevelopment Project Area Within Council District 1

Development Opportunity
The City of Los Angeles is launching a new cycle of investment in Chinatown, one of the most celebrated and historic neighborhoods in downtown Los Angeles, with the creation of a cultural / transit oriented development. To advance this vision, the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles (CRA/LA), on behalf of the City of Los Angeles, will solicit development proposals from qualified and experienced developers, firms, individuals, joint ventures and other developer team(s) to submit proposals, to include qualifications, business and financing plans, for the purchase and immediate development of a fully entitled 1.9-acre site (the “Project”) immediately adjacent to the iconic Chinatown Station on the Metro Gold Line.

The Site is located at 900-924 North Broadway, 215-219 College Street and 901 Spring Street, former home of the Little Joe’s restaurant.

Key RFP Dates

• RFP Issued: December 7, 2010
• Pre-submittal Conference: December 16, 2010 | 3:30 PM at Project Site
• Questions/Inquiries and Clarifications Due: February 4, 2011
• Deadline for Proposals: March 4, 2011

All questions for clarification or additional information shall be directed in writing to:

Attention: Ms. Christine Kalamaros
Email to:

The deadline to submit all inquiries related to this RFP shall be February 4, 2011.



Blossom Plaza RFP -  Q & A

Exhibit A  CRA/LA Standard Terms and Conditions (Rev. 01/08)

Exhibit B  Map of Redevelopment Project Area

Exhibit C  Business Profile Form

Exhibit D  Business Credit Report Form

Exhibit E  Equal Benefits Compliance Form

Exhibit F  Contractor Responsibility Questionnaire

Exhibit G  Scope of Development, Design Guidelines and Illustrative Plan - Part 1Part 2

Exhibit H  Site Map

Exhibit I    Environmental Conditions

Exhibit J   Intentionally Omitted

Exhibit K  Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for Blossom Plaza, 2004 - Part 1 / Part 2

Exhibit L    Addendum to the MND, 2005 - Part 1 / Part 2

Exhibit M   Agreement Creating Covenants and Restrictions

Exhibit N   HCD AMI Schedule

Exhibit O   General RFP Notices, CRA/LA Policies, Requirements, Forms and Supplemental Information

APPENDIX I  Applicable City Contracting Requirements  Part 1 & Part 2

APPENDIX II  Applicable CDBG Policies

APPENDIX III Applicable FTA Requirements

Other Site Information

Attendee List -
sheet for Pre-Submittal Conference & Tour