La Alameda Shopping Center
La Alameda Regional Shopping Center ("La Alameda") is located on 7507 Roseberry Avenue in the unincorporated community of Walnut Park in central Los Angeles County, California. La Alameda, bounded by Florence Avenue, Roseberry Avenue, Alameda Street and Leota Street, is the only one of its kind within a 10-mile radius. La Alameda has brought positive social and economic benefits to the immediate community, with an estimated 1,890 new jobs and a fiscal impact of more than $120,000,000. La Alameda was completed on August 22, 2008.
The $69 MM, 18-acre urban infill project site transformed underutilized and abandoned industrial properties into a vibrant retail center with a two-storey, community-orientated plaza space. The 240,000 square foot center is filled with national credit tenants such as Bank of America, Big 5 Sporting Goods, Chuck E. Cheese's, Coldstone Creamery, CVS, Dollar Tree, Jamba Juice, Marshall's, Office Depot, Petco, Panda Express, Ross Dress 4 Less, Fatburger, and a future Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market. It features a plaza dedicated to the late California State Assemblyman Marco Antonio Firebaugh and a Sheriff's Department Substation.
Community input ensured that La Alameda was designed to reflect the history of the community with contemporary Spanish/Mediterranean design elements that include clay roof tiles, wrought iron metal work, terrazzo tile, and a stucco exterior with natural stone elements. Curves and shapes throughout the project incorporate the grace of Latin style.
The development of the La Alameda Regional Shopping Center is made possible through a public-private partnership with Primestor Development, the County of Los Angeles. Section 108 loans, and Genesis LA which made the development of the project a reality and will ensure the infusion of a total of $64.4 million dollars of public and private investment into the Community of Walnut Park.