Sunday, 12 July, 2020

Leilani Commons is a student studying History and Urban Policy in Los Angeles, California.
View of Medici Apartments at 7th St. and Bixel St. (Photo by Leilani Commons)
If you’ve ever driven on US-101 through Downtown Los Angeles, you’ve seen Geoff Palmer’s Renaissance-style apartments. Marketed under ostentatious names such as The Medici, The Orsini, and The Visconti, they are frequently noted for their facades’ unnecessary gaudiness and scattered presence polluting Downtown Los Angeles.