Long Beach Civic Center Development Progressing Ahead Of ScheduleRelease Date: 2018-12-17
Way inside the new 11-story city hall and Port of Long Beach office buildings, both part of the city’s largest and most expensive development – the new Long Beach Civic Center.
“They are working up from the bottom to the top. [Crews] have essentially done all the drywall and are currently finalizing drywall work on the 11th floor of city hall,” Long Beach Public Works Department Director Craig Beck told the Business Journal. “On the third floor, [crews] finished all the painting, there is carpet and they’re actually installing furniture.”
Whereas the current city hall has a traditional office layout, Beck explained the new buildings have an open floorplan. Offices, conference rooms and auxiliary spaces are concentrated at the building’s core on most floors, with open work stations around the perimeter to allow staff to collaborate and enjoy ample natural light and views of the city.
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