Amoeba Music Set to Be Torn Down, Replaced With Complex

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that on Tuesday, the City Council voted to approve zoning changes that will clear the way for the development of a 26-story complex at the site of the Amoeba Music store at the corner of Sunset and Cahuenga Boulevards in Hollywood.

The move cements the fate of the distinctive building and fuels further speculation on the future of the city’s biggest record store.

Amoeba will be moving, however, it is unclear where it moving to.

The retailer’s Hollywood location, which opened to great fanfare in 2001, has been in a kind of holding pattern since news of the possible development came to light a few years ago.

The store sold the building to developer GPI Cos. in 2015 for $34 million.

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