They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.
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They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.

They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.

A model of the completed Metropolis site.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.

Construction continues at the Metropolis building site.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Large-scale developments such as the Metropolis in downtown L.A. are part of the Measure S debate.
Large-scale developments such as the Metropolis in downtown L.A. are part of the Measure S debate. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.

Residential units under construction in downtown Los Angeles.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.

Electrician Jaime Sanchez at Greenland’s Metropolis building site.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.

The kitchen of a nearly completed unit in a new collection of residential towers in downtown Los Angeles. 

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.

Construction is underway at Greenland’s Metropolis.

 

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.

One of four towers at the Metropolis site in downtown Los Angeles.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.

One of several towers at the Metropolis site in downtown Los Angeles.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
They built towering new cities in China. Now they’re trying it in Downtown L.A.

Winston Yan of Greenland USA walks through nearly completed units in residential towers in downtown Los Angeles. 

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
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