BOYLE HEIGHTS — The spongy path that circles that Evergreen Cemetery attracts plenty of walkers and joggers. But can it attract a fitness center to Boyle Heights?
That’s the hope of the East L.A. Development Corp., the affordable housing developer that built the 5-story, tile-covered Sol Y Luna apartment complex across the street from the historic cemetery. After leasing up the apartments above, the developer is now seeking to fill the approximately 4,500 square-feet of vacant ground floor space, and a fitness center would appear to be a good match for this stretch of First Street, according to the LoopNet listing. Says the listing:
Ideal space for GYM because of the Historic Evergreen Cemetery Running/Jogging Path across the street.
The nonprofit, which attracted a high end Mexican bakery to its Mariachi Plaza project, is asking more than an $8,500 a month for the cemetery-adjacent commercial space