Photo by Brian Addison. Renderings courtesy of the City of Long Beach.
The construction of a $11.1M, 605-foot long pedestrian bridge along Seaside Way in DTLB officially started construction ...On July 20, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Above: an example of a granny flat built-out in a backyard.
I had talked about granny flats one year ago this month, noting a set of bills being ...On July 7, 2017 / 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 small airports in the nation after ...On July 7, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Daniel Brezenoff.
There’s been rainbows and piano keys and even tessellation artwork used to designate crosswalks throughout Long Beach.
Well, the peeps over at Studio One Eleven have ...On July 6, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Long Beach Needs This is a series that addresses two things: Long Beach’s infamous “Manhattanitis,” where our people tend to stick to all-things-Long-Beach while rarely stepping ...On June 10, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Graphics and additional reporting by Baktaash Sorkhabi.
Ultimately, Jane Jacob’s was an activist as much as she was an intellectual powerhouse when it came to her unique examination of urbanism—and that ...On June 9, 2017 / By Brian Addison
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Above and below: renderings of the new CSULB Downtown Village courtesy ...On June 6, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.
We’ve long discussed the issues with parking. Over and over. (Even one former NIMBY councilmember wanted to subsidize student parking because students were overflowing ...On May 18, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.
Much to the applause of urbanists and lovers of streets, Mayor Robert Garcia and the Long Beach’s Public Works Departments came out with great news ...On May 6, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Oh thank the gods, Long Beach is deciding to return the talks back to focusing on the rundown Broadway corridor, a street in dire need of better sidewalks, ...On May 4, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison. Data and charts courtesy of UCI.
When it comes to contemporary development, “mixed-use” and, especially if the structure is in an urban center, “transit-oriented” are the ...On May 4, 2017 / By Brian Addison