PROJECT ADDRESS1336 and 1347-1355 East Colorado Boulevard and 39 North Hill Avenue
The project site encompasses two noncontiguous parcels, with multiple APN numbers, generally located at 1347-1355 East Colorado Boulevard and 39 North Hill Avenue (North Parcel) and at 1336 East Colorado Boulevard (South Parcel). The project site is periodically used for vehicles sales and/or storage and as a seasonal sales lot for pumpkin patches and holiday trees. Prior to 2008, the site was occupied by the former Pasadena Ford dealership. The automobile showroom facing onto Colorado Boulevard (North Parcel) was determined to be eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
The proposed project would develop the North Parcel with a full-service hotel within an approximately 350,000 square foot building. The hotel would include up to 375 guest rooms (approximately 312,000 square feet) and related services, a ballroom (approximately 12,500 square feet), conference rooms (8,890 square feet), and ground-floor commercial uses (approximately 16,400 square feet). In the interior of the site, portions of the proposed building would be up to seven stories (78.5 feet). A portion of the roof would have architectural features and rooftop bar and pool, resulting in an overall height of 90 feet. The proposed floor area ratio (FAR) is approximately 2.70.
The proposed project would develop the South Parcel with a smaller hotel and ground-floor commercial uses totaling 90,000 square feet. The hotel would include up to 150 guest rooms (approximately 80,000 square feet) and have a maximum height of 48 feet. The ground floor would be occupied by retail, restaurant, and other non-residential uses (approximately 10,000 square feet). The proposed FAR is approximately 2.90.
The proposed project involves the establishment of a Planned Development District encompassing the two subject sites. The proposed Planned Development District delineates development standards relative to building setbacks, heights, form, mass, scale, and other design considerations for future development at the site. Should the project be approved, the development would be subject to Design Review.