The current owner of the property had hoped to keep the domes, but he couldn’t find any tenants who were interested in moving into the outdated futuristic buildings.
The former site of a Methodist church designed by Kenneth S. Wing in Downtown Long Beach could soon become a seven-story mixed-used tower.
The hearings on two proposed developments have been postponed to January.
Parking is already a problem for customers visiting the restaurants along Marina Drive along Alamitos Bay, and with the arrival of new businesses like the San Pedro Fish Market and 2nd+PCH, it will get worse. The city is looking for creative ideas to mitigate the problem.
The city this week bought its own property: a vacant building in North Long Beach that once served as a longtime neighborhood library, and last winter, housed the homeless as an emergency shelter.
The train would take travelers from Los Angeles to Palmdale to Victorville to Las Vegas, with that last stretch from Victorville to Sin City taking 84 minutes.
After announcing the expansion last year, the area occupied by the 13-story Holiday Inn will welcome a neighboring Staybridge Suites as workers broke ground on the project today.
The owners of LBX are not worried, however, stating that they expect the OSH space will get attention from prospective retailers because of its “strategic location,” said Scott Burnham, one of the owners of LBX.
The next two public events focusing on the development and land use of North Long Beach, starting with its arterial roads Artesia Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue, are scheduled to take place within the next week.