Saturday, March 2, 2024
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Architecture

Queen Mary’s beloved Observation Bar & Chelsea Chowder Bar reopen; Sir Winston’s reopening pushed to 2024

The art deco masterpiece that is the Observation Bar, along with the ship-window lined chowder hall, have been both popular and cherished—and haven't seen the appearance of patrons since the beginning of the pandemic.

Tour of oil islands, sneak inside Villa Riviera penthouses, more events attached to 2023 LB Architecture Week

The annual tradition has not only grown in popularity—its annual THUMS Islands tours are consistently sell-out happenings—but it has grown into an ever-evolving project that refines each year with new locations and events.

First look: Inside DTLB’s newest high-rise, Onni East Village (yes, the one attached to Acres of Books)

DTLB's newest high-rise—the first one since Shoreline Gateway opened last year—is in the heart of Downtown's core and incorporates two other major structures.

Long Beach Lost: The ambitious Shoreline Village revamp that never came to be

My ongoing series, Long Beach Lost, was launched to examine buildings, places, and things that have either been demolished, are set to be demolished, or are in motion to possibly be demolishe—or were never even in existence. This is not a preservationist series but rather a historical series that will help keep a record of our architectural, cultural, and spatial history.

Long Beach Lost: Famed mid-mod SeaPort Marina Hotel was once the gem of the Shore

My ongoing series, Long Beach Lost, was launched to examine buildings, places, and things that have either been demolished, are set to be demolished, or are in motion to possibly be demolished—or were never even in existence. This is not a preservationist series but rather a historical series that will help keep a record of our architectural, cultural, and spatial history.