Friday, June 14, 2024


These massive Long Beach development projects will alter our skyline, vibe—or both

2024 and the following handful of years might prove tangibly influential in Long Beach development—from how our skyline looks to how our entire vibe feels, be it skyscrapers or bridges, parks or beachside projects.

Construction moves forward on Long Beach’s largest infrastructure project: Connecting Colorado Lagoon to Marine Stadium

The $32.5M project will bring a new tidal flow channel between Colorado Lagoon and Marine Stadium that hasn't been seen since the 1960s.

FIRST LOOK: What North Long Beach’s much-needed 51st Street Greenbelt will look like

The 51st Street Greenbelt is a proposed park project by the City of Long Beach that will transform an acre of undeveloped land on DeForest Avenue between 51st and 52 Streets in North Long Beach.

$77M Wilmington Waterfront Promenade is a win for entire region—especially Long Beach—when it opens this weekend

The transformation of Wilmington's waterfront—a three-part development that will see its second part, the Wilmington Waterfront Promenade, open this weekend—is the largest green space projects in one of the region's most air quality poor neighborhoods.

Long Beach breaks ground on roller skate area, basketball court for Junipero Beach Sports Court

Two years in the making, the Junipero Beach Sports Court broke ground and construction already sees the formation of its new roller rink and basketball court.

The strips of green on Ocean Boulevard? They’re parks—and their decades-old design guides are being updated

Victory and Santa Cruz Parks have been both cherished and lovingly mocked by city planners and green space lovers alike—sad little strips that harken to an era where the bluff in DTLB was once more nature-like—but that doesn't mean they're not worthy of attention, care, and love.

Upgrades continue in park-poor Long Beach neighborhoods with Ramona Park playground

North Long Beach is deemed the city's most park poor neighborhood—and while the playground doesn't add any additional green space, it is still a much-appreciated addition particularly for the families within walking distance.

Groundbreaking takes place for massive Colorado Lagoon transformation via connection to Marine Stadium

The Colorado Lagoon is one of Long Beach's most successful park comeback stories, going from polluted mess to popular oasis—and its grandeur is about to become even greater as construction crews officially broke ground on one of the city's largest civic projects.