Rendering courtesy of the DLBA.
This week begins the construction for a San Diego-like street sign welcoming guests to Pine Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets.
With construction set ...On February 14, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Baktaash Sorkhabi. Scroll through the gallery above.
When it was announced that Bixby Knolls in Long Beach would be the home of SteelCraft—a foodie heaven made of ...On February 3, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Graphics courtesy of Baktaash Sorkhabi/City Fabrick.
Out of 4,500 applicants vying for money from the Knight Foundation through its Knight Cities Challenge, only 144 were awarded, five of which ...On January 19, 2017 / By Brian Addison
It’s frightening when the wealthy hijack the narratives of the good. And they did so brilliantly in 2016 and will continue to do so this year.
When I walked into ...On January 10, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Additional reporting by Baktaash Sorkhabi. Photo by Cathleen Miller.
This is Part I of a two-part series. Part I explores the context of the situation in Oakland while Part ...On December 14, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.
Three lawsuits that didn’t even see the light of a courtroom will remain that way: the City of Long Beach has met with parking warrior ...On November 23, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Our ongoing series, Long Beach Lost, was launched to examine buildings and places that have either been demolished, are set to be demolished, or are in motion to possibly ...On November 15, 2016 / By Brian Addison
We already lamented the Riverwalk Residential Development Project (Riverwalk) when plans were first announced in April of 2015.
When we first looked at the proposed Riverwalk set for ...On November 7, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison.
With great design comes great accolades—and the Long Beach Airport (LGB) has been named one of the best airports in the nation for the third year ...On November 2, 2016 / By Brian Addison
For renderings, scroll through gallery above.
There have always been issues at Ocean and Pine.
Long after it was the central intersection of life within the city—some 4,000 pedestrians crossed ...On October 28, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Long Beach was beyond excited when the Shoreline Gateway project was taken back off the shelf and brought into reality. Now, the second phase of the project—just after ...On October 17, 2016 / By Brian Addison
The funny thing about people complaining about new development in downtown and urban areas is that their argument is often paired with an equal complaint about ...On August 23, 2016 / By Brian Addison
For more renderings, scroll through the gallery above. Renderings courtesy of the City of Long Beach.
The construction of a $11.1M, 605-foot long pedestrian bridge along Seaside Way in ...On May 31, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Praise the Density Gods: the Long Beach City Council has (finally) approved a project set to develop the three-decade-long empty lot at the southeast corner of Ocean and ...On May 26, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Renderings courtesy of the DLBA.
For thirty years it has sat. Empty. Unused. The specter of its previous standby, the Jergins Trust Building, remaining long after its decadent halls, ...On February 26, 2016 / By Brian Addison