I’d like to know what’s up with the white plastic. I mean, I know what’s going on at Sunset & Vine in the old “Earthquake” building, but why the white plastic? Is that to keep the dust from demolition from spreading across the intersection like so much asbestos fallout? It’s interesting.
In an effort to find answers, I turn to that oasis of Los Angeles real estate info, CurbedLA, for an answer and get this:
It may look like a giant condom, but the Sunset-Vine Tower is just undergoing some internal reworking. An email tipster says: “That’s CIM and Kanner Architects at Sunset + Vine Tower. Right now, within that “giant condom,” demolition is under way. The project will feature 63 market-rate apartment units. Construction schedule is unsettled at this point. The exterior will have a new curtain wall that will make the tower more transparent than the old black glass building.”
I’m just glad that I’m not the only one who thought it looks like a giant condom.
And as long as we’re talking Sunset & Vine, might as well be listening to it. This is a tune from the latest Charlatans album, Simpatico. I’m a HUGE Charlatans fan, going all the way back to Some Friendly. And yes, they’re still together, and still putting out decent music. This is the instrumental with which they close out the album.
The Charlatans UK: