The City of Long Beach, The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC), Thomas Safran & Associates and Clifford Beers Housing celebrated the groundbreaking Friday of Immanuel Senior Housing, a soon-to-be three-story, 25-unit rental apartment complex that will provide affordable, quality housing for low- and very low-income seniors.
On Tuesday, the City of Long Beach celebrated the completion of the first phase of the Atlantic Avenue Complete Streets Project, a major street rehabilitation initiative that included constructing cement concrete curbs, repairing existing medians, refurbishing and updating bus shelters, landscaping and installing concrete crosswalks.
Katie Rispoli is the executive director of We Are The Next, a pending non-profit based in downtown that aims to educate communities about ties between sustainability and historic resources, and to shift the mindset of future generations. She believes that changing the way people think now and helping them recognize value and connect with architecture can change the tenor of future conservation efforts.
As the newly-revamped Bluff Park’s aging neighbor, Bixby Park, continues to provide a well-used and well-loved space for its Tuesday farmers markets, its lively skateboard scene, children’s playground, fitness culture and park lovers and goers in general, Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal has announced that several much-needed improvements will be made before and after this summer, thanks to one-time Council District funding from the Vice Mayor’s office.