Proposed design, via Johnson Fain

A billionaire art collector has decided to invest in the Los Angeles’ booming Arts District by building a project aptly called 641 and located at 641 South Imperial Street in L.A.

Adam Lindemann, a billionaire who also has a passion for collecting art, is investing millions in L.A.’s booming Arts District by building a 12-story mixed-use project that includes 140 live-work lofts, 7,000 square feet of street-level retail and art space, and another 7,000 square feet of creative office space.

Proposed design, via Johnson Fain

Architectural firm Johnson Fain recently revealed a striking design for the building, which features a wavy, fragmented façade and slender balconies. According to the firm, the building’s units will range in size from 600 to 1,300 square feet, with high ceilings and open interior space. The breezy design allows for floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as balconies for views around the neighborhood.

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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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