INSIDE PEEK: After $18M Acquisition, Investors to Turn Long Beach’s Historic Ocean Center Building into Residences (with a Museum)

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After an $18M acquisition, the group of investors at Pacific6—the crew behind the massive renovation of the Breakers Building just east of Ocean Center—have purchased the building in the hopes of creating 70 to 80 new residences.
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Study Session to Examine Long Beach’s Massive $195M Broadway Block (Including Adapting Former Acres of Books into Restaurant & Marketplace)

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Love looking at renderings of upcoming developments in the city? Click here for our full archive. **** Renderings courtesy of Ratkovich Properties. The Planning Commission is set to enact a study session that will examine the details and possibilities of...
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Why Immanuel Place, Long Beach’s Newest Affordable Housing Project, Is an Essential Part of the Housing Conversation

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Built in 1922, Immanuel Place is one of the most elegant buildings in Long Beach, a former church that catches the eye of any passerby as they stroll through Bluff Heights near 3rd and Obispo—and is now one of...
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IN PICTURES: Inside the Empty, Historic Ocean Center Building (Before It Becomes Something Else)

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Photos by Brian Addison. To see all the photos, scroll through the gallery above.  It is home to fourteen stories of gorgeous Spanish Revival architecture, standing 197 feet tall above DTLB, complete with terra cotta tiling on its roof after...
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