Modelo is a new community for Commerce, California. The 17-acre development is located at the confluence of the I-5 freeway and the Rio Hondo Channel, where the borders of Cities of Commerce, Bell Gardens, Downey, Pico Riveria and Montebello converge. Located in 12 miles southeast of DTLA, the site, once a landfill, will be remediated and the existing city-owned park and playing fields will be integrated into the new community. The project will include 850 residential units of both market rate and affordable housing. A retail - entertainment venue will be visible from the freeway consisting of 165,000 sq ft. The 4.75 acres of sports fields will comprise of playing fields, playgrounds and a Veterans Memorial Park. A 70,000 sq ft community center includes a library, a day-care center, a senior center, a performance venue, function rooms, gymnasium and a Latino Museum. Modelo will possess its own identity, recognizable from afar, the commercial aspects will attract people from all over the greater Los Angeles area. The individual buildings will also have their own defining characteristics creating memorable experiences for the residents.
Urban / Master Plan
Westside Urban Forum Design Award
Comstock Realty Partners