City to Demolish Parking
Council votes 4-0-2, to demolish parking that supports downtown businesses and residents,
July 22, 2021
By Alyssa Erdley
News with Attitude
After hearing a brief history of the long journey to demolish Parking Structure 3 in downtown Santa Monica, the city council voted 4-0-2 to demolish the structure and replace it with affordable housing.
Phil Brock and Oscar de la Torre abstained. Lana Negrete, just appointed to the council last week, was out of town at a conference and did not attend the meeting.
The demolition will not take place until December 31, 2021 at the earliest and will take an estimated six months to complete. No plan has been approved, or even submitted, regarding the propos...