Final OK for “Crossing” development


What might be considered the birth of a new downtown won final approval from the Westminster City Council on Wednesday night. The council voted 4-0 to approve the ordinance authorizing the three-story mixed-use project, which will include 65 affordable housing units.

Councilwoman Kimberly Ho abstained from voting since she owns property near the proposed project.

“Westminster Crossing” will be built at 7172-7140 Westminster Blvd. at Locust Street. The tenants would be working families and very-low income residents. Rent will range from $575 to $1700 a month. The building will have non-residential uses on the first floor.

The city’s revised general plan calls for an emphasis on mixed-use – combining residential with commercial construction and zoning – to help create part of a central core for the community stretching west from Goldenwest Street along Westminster Boulevard to Springdale Street.

The next meeting of the Westminster City Council is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13.




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s