OneWest Bank opened up a full branch office at the new Freedom Plaza in Watts! This is the first new bank in Watts since Chase opened in 1997.
Starting on Monday, March 1, StreetsLA will modify its street sweeping operations, while launching a new notification system where residents can register for notification of when their street will be swept. Streets will be swept less frequently. Sign up to find out when.
A huge thank you to Anthony Tiffith, founder of Top Dawg Entertainment who just paid the rent for 311 families in our public housing developments in Watts including Imperial Courts, Jordan Downs, and Nickerson Gardens where he once lived.
The new project would be a four-story building with 38 apartments for low and moderate income residents. This project is part of a larger plan which includes four buildings and 196 units.
A Bridge Home Watts opened November 14 to serve 100 people experiencing homelessness and provide services to get them on their feet again.
A new apartment complex of 64 permanent supportive housing units is to be built at the intersection of S. Central and 114th Street.
The Watts Rising TCC Leadership Council Meeting met in May and June and laid out a vision for a healthier Watts. Their work to date includes identifying 25 projects in their scope, developing a collaborative structure, identifying systems to change and changes that would constitute a win.
The Watts Streetscape project brings 54 trees, repaired sidewalk, curb ramps, high visibility crosswalks and more!
As of March 2019, Cannon is 90% complete with the work. We are completing finishes in all buildings and sitework on the exteriors. Our current projected completion is late Spring, early Summer 2019.
As of day three of the clean-up, the team has already towed over 40 vehicles including RVs and has recycled over 400 tires. The team also cleared over 120 tons of trash and debris so far.