Rendering courtesy of City of Long Beach.
It is one of the more ...On August 15, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison. Above: an underpass along the LA River houses one of the largest camp sites for those experiencing homelessness.
One time, too tired to bike home, ...On July 12, 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
Renderings courtesy of the City of Long Beach.
As I noted before, we have to be frank, Long Beach: the Unaffordability Beast is rearing its ugly head throughout ...On June 12, 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
Above and below: renderings of the new CSULB Downtown Village courtesy of Studio One Eleven.
Shortly after it was announced that the Broadway Block development would be providing ...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. 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
Renderings courtesy of Studio One Eleven.
More housing and commercial space is coming to DTLB as renderings for Studio One Eleven’s design for the empty lot at ...On April 18, 2017 / By Brian Addison
While last year saw Long Beach rise the most amongst all California cities in terms of rent growth, it now has another crown that stokes fears ...On March 21, 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
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