Strathmore Garvey Mixed-Use - 7849-7857 Garvey Avenue & 7900-7916 Virginia Street


The City of Rosemead (hereafter referred to as “Lead Agency”) has completed an Initial Study (IS) of the proposed Strathmore-Garvey Mixed-Use Project located at 7849-7857 Garvey Avenue and 7900-7916 Virginia Street (APN 5287-038-030, -033, -018, 019, -020, -029). The project is located on a 1.21-gross acre site at the northwest corner of the intersection of Garvey Avenue and Strathmore Avenue in the City of Rosemead, California. The project site is developed with commercial uses and vacant land. The project proposes the construction of a 115,400 square foot, seven-story, mixed-use development. The project proposes 35,105 square feet of nonresidential use with 5,423 square feet on the first floor, 6,230 square feet on the second floor, 6,571 square feet on the third floor and 16,881 square feet of work area within the live/work units. The project proposes 93 residential units on the first through seventh floors. Of the 93 residential units, 24 are live/work units, including three live/work units on the ground level, one live/work unit on both the second and third floors and 19 live/work units on the fourth floor.  The project proposes 69 apartments on the fifth through seventh floors with 21 apartments on the fifth floor, 25 apartments on the sixth floor, and 23 apartments on the seventh floor.  The project includes 31 one-bedroom units, 52 two-bedroom units and 10 three-bedroom units, including the live/work units.  The project proposes 6,831 square feet of landscaping, or 12.9 percent of the site. The project proposes 208 parking spaces, including 181 standard spaces, 22 compact spaces, five handicap accessible spaces, and three loading spaces. There are three entry points for vehicular access to the site.  There is a driveway at the north end of the building at Virginia Street, a driveway on the east side of the building at Strathmore Avenue and a driveway on the west side of the building from the public alley.  The height of the building to the top of the roof is 75 feet. The total height of the building, including the top of the parapet, is 78 feet.  

Please click below to view the following:

Notice of Intent and Notice of Public Hearing

Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration

Appendix A-F

Comments must be received within the 20-calendar day public review period from April 24, 2023 to May 15, 2023.