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First Street Village


A mixed residential-commercial project in Downtown Burbank at First Street between Magnolia Boulevard and the alley southeast of Palm Avenue including 275 apartments and 18,876 square-feet of retail and commercial space. The City Council approved this project June 13, 2017.

First Street and Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91502
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On June 13, 2017, the City Council approved a mixed residential-commercial project in Downtown Burbank. The approval was for a Zoning Map Amendment from BCC-2, Burbank Center Commercial Limited Business, to a "Planned Development" designation, Development Review to construct three, 6-story buildings with 275 rental units in total and up to 18, 976 square feet of retail and commercial space on the ground floor (see Project Plans).

The project site is generally located on the westerly side of North 1st Street (between 1st Street and Interstate 5), and between East Magnolia Boulevard and the alley southeast of Palm Avenue. The project site is a total of approximately 3 acres and include the following site addresses: 227, 249, 315 & 333 North 1st Street; 36, 42, 43, 52, 53, 57, 71, and 72 N. Palm Ave; and 36, 52 & 60 E. Magnolia Blvd.

The project was discussed and approved at the following City Council meetings:
  • June 29, 2017 - Community and Scoping Meeting
  • July 8, 2017 - Public comment period for Initial Study
  • September 28, 2018 - Public comment period for Draft Environmental Impact Report
  • September 10, 2018 - Planning Board Meeting
  • February 15, 2019 - Public comment period for the Environmental Impact Report
  • February 25, 2019 - Planning Board Meeting
  • March 20, 2019 - Special City Council Meeting at project site
  • March 26, 2019 - City Council Meeting
  • April 16, 2019 - City Council Meeting
  • April 16, 2019 - City Council approved the Avion project. 
  • Today - In construction.
  • Estimated completion - 2023.
The City of Burbank, as Lead Agency, prepared an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the project in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act. A copy of the document is available at the Planning Division office at 150 N. Third Street in Burbank.

Contact Information

Greg Mirza-Avakyan
Associate Planner
gmirzaavakyan@burbankca.gov(818) 238-5250

Property Manager

Alejandra Alvarez