New Retail Project Breaking Ground Next to Downtown LA Lofts in the Arts District!

An exciting retail project called At Matteo is breaking ground in the Art’s District of Downtown LA. It was purchased for $32.5 million by ASB Real Estate Insvestments and Blatteis & Schnur. The project consists of five large warehouses occupying a huge block bounded by Mateo and Palmetto. It will be converted into an open-air 130,000 square foot retail hub consisting of a major retail stores and a grocery store with a 400 space parking structure.
Nearby loft dwellers will now have a retail hub. Nearby lofts are the Biscuit lofts, Barker block lofts and the Toy Factory Lofts.
Creative, forward thinking urbanites will enjoy the Biscuit Company Lofts. It is a beautiful landmark building, which used to be the historic west coast Nabisco bakery and has now been converted into 104 authentic live/work lofts and a lovely French bistro. Constructed by EJ Eckel in 1925, the Biscuit Company Lofts was modernized by the Linear City, Donald Barany Architects in 2006.
These spacious lofts have brilliant contemporary design along with industrial scale windows, 13-30 ft. ceilings, oversized doors, sandblasted brick walls, Caesarstone countertops and stainless steel cabinetry and appliances. Many of the lofts have private outdoor space and some lofts have wood burning fireplaces.
The Biscuit Lofts offers great amenities including a 75-foot saline lap pool with fire pit and barbeques. The building also offers a 24 hour attended entrance and package reception. It also features on site parking.
This building compliments the Toy Factory Lofts, which is across the street from the Biscuit Company Lofts. Located in the Southern edge of the Arts District, this is a vital and energetic neighborhood.
Building Features
• 7 Stories with 104 Live/Work lofts
• Retail Level Restaurant & Bar
• Saline Lap Pool
• 24 Hour Secured Lobby
• On Site Secured Parking
• Copper Doorways and Vintage Lamps
• Ornamental Concrete and Sandblasted Brick Lobby
• Peaceful Gardens
• Selected Lofts with Patios
Unit Features
• Panoramic Skyline and Mountain Views
• Industrial Scale Windows
• 13-30 Ft. Ceilings
• Oversized Doors
• Sandblasted Brick Walls
• Spacious Floor plans
• Terazzo ® Concrete Flooring in Select Units
• Stainless Steel ® Cabinetry and Appliances
• Caesarstone ® Countertops
• Individual Heat and A/C controls
• RAIS ® Fireplaces in select units
• Single and Multilevel units
Located in the Arts District, the Barker Block provides residents with industrial style lofts with soaring ceilings, immense windows and space. Constructed in 1880, the Barker Block was modernized by the KOR Group in 2007. The Barker Block is seven interconnected buildings each from a different era. The architecture merges classical industrial design with contemporary live/work design and raw urban aesthetics.
The Barker Block presents open, light infused spaces in its lofts. The residences have authentic loft features with its unmistakable Kor Group style. The lofts have historic details, exposed brick, polished concrete floors and wide open living spaces.
Building Features
• 297 Units
• Landscaped Courtyard Featuring a Water Garden
• Community Laundry Rooms also available
• “Artists Alley,” a Semi-Private Green Space
• Outdoor Living Room with Fire lit Centerpiece
• Breathtaking Rooftop Deck with Pool, Spa and Cabanas
• Attached and Adjacent Parking
• Community Laundry Rooms also available
• State-of-the-art Fitness Center
Unit Features
• Exposed Brick Walls
• Rooftop Skylights
• Decorative Lighting
• Polished Chrome Faucet Sets in Kitchen and Baths
• Granite and Caesarstone countertops ®
• Washer and Dryer hook-ups
• Single Story Flats Feature a Wall of Windows
• Oversized Entrance Doors
• Brushed Nickel and Polished Chrome Cabinet Hardware ®
• Large Soaking Tubs
• Heavy Timber Rafters
• Multi-Story Residences offer Upper Mezzanines and Lower Galleries
• Polished Chrome Faucet Sets in Kitchen and Baths
• Jenn-Air ® Stainless Steel Appliances
Industrial St. is home to the Toy Factory Lofts, which is located in the warehouse district of downtown Los Angeles. This new creative neighborhood establishes a revitalization of an authentic 1924 L.A. warehouse and former toy factory into 119 live/work condo lofts with retail services on the ground floor. Constructed in 1924, the Toy Factory Lofts was modernized by Linear City, Donald Barany Architects in 2006.
Each loft features polished concrete floors and thick poured in place concrete columns. The lofts have integrated kitchens and spacious bathrooms including oversized baths, stainless steel appliances and Grohe ® fixtures. They also feature ceilings from 11 to 20 feet.
The rooftop sundeck and pool offer downtown, river and mountain views. At the retail level on the ground floor, there are fine restaurants and boutique shops. The building is accessed though a secure entry system and 24-hour doorperson.
The Toy Factory Lofts provides the loft experience with high ceilings, and sandblasted concrete. Perfect for live/work activity, the Toy Factory Lofts provides forward thinking residents a great place to create with an environment that is close to the historic 1st, 4th and 6th street bridges and the L.A. River.
Building Features
• 7 Stories with 109 units
• Rooftop Pool
• Grand Entrance Lobby
• Sundeck
• 2 Landscaped Gardens
• 24 Hour Doorman
• Secure Direct to your Unit Parking
• Downtown, River and Mountain Views
• 2 Oversized Elevators
Unit Features
• Stainless Steel Cabinets and Appliances
• 11’ to 20’ Ceilings
• Full Length Vanity Mirror
• Track Lighting
• Polished Concrete Floors
• Central Heat/AC
• Deep Soaking Tubs
• Ceramic Tile Surround for Tub and Shower
• Washer and Dryer ready
• Double Pane Thermal Windows


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