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Mapping Downtown Long Beach’s Sudden Development Boom

Release Date: 2018-09-04

By: Elijah Chiland and Bianca Barragan

When it comes to construction in the Los Angeles area, Downtown LA hogs the spotlight, with skyscrapers and seven-story apartment complexes springing up from South Park to the Arts District.

But another downtown—downtown Long Beach—deserves some attention as well. The core of the city is experiencing a major flurry of development. At a public presentation in late August, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia rattled off a list of more than 30 projects underway in downtown Long Beach alone.

We’ve rounded up some of the largest and most high-profile developments set to reshape the area in coming years.

View map of development projects on la.curbed.com