Expanding its real estate presence into North Long Beach, the Orange County-based LAB Holding, LLC added to its collection of parcels last night after the Long Beach City Council approved a nearly $7 million sale of land expected to be developed into similar sites operated by the LAB in Orange County.
One of the most recent projects to stem from the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA)’s Placemaking Challenge, where the organization gives tens of thousands of dollars in grants to turn the most innovative placemaking ideas into a reality, is entitled Step Back.
Downtown Long Beach has changed considerably over the last few decades, with crime reaching historic lows and developments springing up at an accelerating pace. At the current pace of parcel sales being approved by the Long Beach City Council, downtown could be nearly unrecognizable by the end of the decade.
As a Knight Cities Challenge Award recipient for its Place-make the Vote concept, City Fabrick and community partners will install a temporary public plaza next to the polling stations at the 4th Street Senior Center for the Primary Elections on Tuesday, according to an announcement released today.