City of Long Beach Recognized by Planning Association for Work Creating “More Livable Communities”

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The City of Long Beach will be recognized by the American Planning Association next month for four planning projects and initiatives “demonstrating outstanding planning work that serves to create more livable, vibrant and inclusive communities,” city officials announced recently.
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Long Beach Office of Sustainability Partners with Nonprofit to Host Smart Homebuyer Workshops

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The Long Beach Office of Sustainability and nonprofit Green Education Inc. are partnering up to host two “Smart Homebuyer Workshops” this month to support homeowners and new homebuyers in making their homes healthy, comfortable and environmentally friendly.
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4th Street Corridor Alterations On the Way to Improve Pedestrian Safety, Beautify the Area

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A much needed crosswalk will be added to 4th Street’s Retro Row corridor thanks to a public-private partnership between the owners of The Social List and Lola’s Mexican Cuisine and the City of Long Beach.
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Broadway Corridor Project to Bring New Improvements in Long Beach

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Second Street in Alamitos Beach. File photo. More parking spaces and pedestrian- and bike-friendly roads will be coming to parts of Long Beach soon as city officials announced Friday that the Broadway Corridor Revitalization project is underway. The corridor...
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Empty Dirt Lot Between Park And Ximeno to be Transformed Into Walkable Greenway

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The groundbreaking ceremony for the Red Car Greenway will take place on Saturday at 10:00AM, at the northwest corner of 4th Street and Park Avenue, the City of Long Beach announced today.

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IN PICTURES: Color Block Walk Culminates Outreach Portion of North Town Open Space Master Plan

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The Color Block Walk led participants on the 91 Freeway Embankment Loop project, where different-colored stations and infographics informed them about the planning process and allowed them to vote on different open space options.

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How the North Atlantic Corridor Will Become an Arts District, One PopUPTown at a Time

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PopUPTown Social, the first monthly event to take place on Thursday, May 25, will mark the beginning of a new Long Beach program using placemaking to activate spaces along the North Atlantic Avenue business corridor.

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Color Block Walk to Show an Underutilized North Long Beach Pocket Used as Public Open Space

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The North Town Open Space Master Plan has identified opportunities to create new public open spaces and connections between them.

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Metro Wants Your Input on the Three Proposed Bike Paths of the I-710 Corridor Project

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Three bike paths have been proposed to serve bicyclists, pedestrians and transit riders within the I-710 corridor, and Metro wants your input.

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Newly Opened Creative Office Space in DTLB Makes Revitalization of Former City Place Center a Reality

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Local architectural firms Retail Design Collaborative (formerly P+R Architects) and Studio One Eleven hosted the official unveiling and ribbon cutting for their new 34,300-square-foot office space in downtown Long Beach Wednesday afternoon.

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