Why Immanuel Place, Long Beach’s Newest Affordable Housing Project, Is an Essential Part of the Housing Conversation

by    in Opinion, Streets & Urban Design
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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Proposal to Strip Junipero Bike Lane for Additional Parking Is Lacking in Imagination

by    in Opinion, Streets & Urban Design
Photo by Allan Crawford When 2nd District Councilmember Jeannine Pearce took office, she was hearing the Parking Warriors very clearly: they wanted more spaces, dammit. And she said she would provide them. 100 to be exact. All within her...

Bixby Park Update: Upgrades Moving Along with ‘Camp Bixby’ Play Area Set to Open Sep. 4

by    in Parks & Public Real Estate
We love Bixby Park, as we’ve discussed both its rich history and its potential future (as well as current, completed projects like the absolutely gorgeous Bluff at Bixby Park). And while some may be annoyed, we’re ecstatic to have seen construction...
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