The Alamitos Beach Parking Issue in Long Beach: How We Got Here and What We Need to Do

by    in Opinion, Parks & Public Real Estate, Streets & Urban Design
Longbeachize welcomes contributions from locals across the city. To submit guest column ideas, send an email, pitch, and partial copy to: [email protected] **** Photo above by Brian Addison. Photos below by Christopher Hassler Parking in Alamitos Beach doesn’t cost...
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Long Beach Needs This: LA’s Proposed Street Sweeping App Prevents You From Getting a Ticket

by    in Out & About, Streets & Urban Design
This is part of our ongoing Long Beach Needs This series that seeks to address two things: Long Beach’s infamous “Manhattanitis,” where our people tend to stick to all-things-Long-Beach while rarely stepping outside and two, highlights great accomplishments, spaces, restaurants, and ideas...
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New DTLB Apartment Complex Adds 77 Units to Long Beach’s Lacking Housing Inventory

by    in Streets & Urban Design
Love looking at renderings of upcoming developments in the city? Click here for our full archive. **** Renderings courtesy of Studio One Eleven. A new 77-unit apartment complex, set to take over a dilapidated parking lot at Alamitos between 3rd...
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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...
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