century lax transit oriented development  los angeles ca

Located on Century Boulevard leading to LAX, this station area is the gateway to Los Angeles. The elevated railroad ROW is unique along the light rail alignment. With the exception of a large residential area to the east of Aviation Boulevard, almost all the built form is characteristic of larger format commercial, industrial and service uses. The station area is dominated by a significantly large underutilized surface parking lot and surrounded by large parking structures. Airport related uses such as hotel, office, and industrial dominate the area. There is also a significant number of parking lots and parking garages for persons commuting to LAX. East of Aviation Boulevard, there is a residential community with a large number of vacant lots. This is related to future LAX development.