FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # CM: 102914
Community Invited to Celebrate Bixby Park Bluff Grand Opening on Saturday Nov 1
Mayor Robert Garcia, Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal, the Department of
Parks, Recreation, and Marine, and the Tidelands Capital
Improvement Division invite the public to the Bixby Park Bluff
grand opening on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 10:30 am. Light refreshments
will be served.
The Bixby Park Bluff project included replacing the grass and
irrigation system south of Ocean Boulevard between Junipero and
Cherry avenues, and adding new staircases and an ADA-accessible
path down to the beach, with lighting, emergency call boxes and
"Our shoreline is a landmark of the City of Long Beach, and Bixby
Park Bluff is a beautiful new improvement that will increase
recreational activities for the entire community along the coast,"
Mayor Robert Garcia said.
“The bluff project is a wonderful improvement to Bixby Park,
making it easier for all visitors to enjoy the park and
beach,” Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal said. “In addition,
the lighted staircases and path will enable residents to easily and
safely access overnight parking at the Beach Parking Lot through
the Community Parking Program, which we established in beach and
other public lots for parking impacted neighborhoods.”
The staircases and path will also connect with the new Beach
Pedestrian Path project which, when completed, will provide
completely car-free access to the beach from the Downtown Shoreline
Marina to 54th Place.
Signs are being added to two historic World War II gunpads on the
bluff, informing visitors of the military history of the
For more information on the Bixby Park Bluff Grand Opening, please