City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
The community is invited to attend a special kick-off event to launch the Anaheim Corridor Design Visioning Process. The free event is on Saturday, March 28, at 11:00 am, at the Homeland Neighborhood Cultural Center's Manazar Gamboa Community Theatre at MacArthur Park, 1321 E. Anaheim St.
"This community visioning process will help foster a distinct identity for Anaheim Street between Atlantic and Junipero Avenues," said Mayor Robert Garcia. “We’re all very excited about contributing to the vibrancy of this commercial corridor."
The ultimate goal of the community visioning effort is to improve the overall image of the street and increase pedestrian activity by assisting storefront owners in addressing issues such as storefront awnings and canopies, café seating, store signage, building façade and alignments.
“We want to capitalize on the corridor’s strong diversity, draw new visitors – especially pedestrians – to the area, support existing business and encourage new businesses to locate here,” said Councilmember Dee Andrews.
The Anaheim Corridor Design Visioning Project will facilitate a planning process which will result in design guidelines that will include:
The community is invited to attend the following visioning meetings to share their thoughts regarding pivotal issues facing Anaheim Street, and offer ideas as to how to solve them:
Information Session/Stakeholder Strategy Session
Saturday, April 18, 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm, Mark Twain Library Auditorium, 1401 E. Anaheim St.
First Town Hall Community Meeting
Saturday, June 6, 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Mark Twain Library Auditorium, 1401 E. Anaheim St.
Second Town Hall Community Meeting
Saturday, July 25, 2:30 – 5:00 pm, Mark Twain Library Auditorium, 1401 E. Anaheim St.