The Streets

Location: Long Beach, CA
Client: ETC Real Estate Services
Type: Mixed-Use
Size: 350,000 SF
The project will repurpose the area into a vibrant mixed-use district for residents of Long Beach to enjoy

Revitalizing Downtown Long Beach

The Streets is a 350,000-square-foot urban, pedestrian-oriented shopping and restaurant destination located off of 3rd Street and North Waite Court in Long Beach. The shopping center currently features an art deco style with colors, materials and textures that are transparent with the surrounding areas.

Studio One Eleven is creating a design which will craft the center toward becoming a creative, innovative and vibrant mixed-use development. The first phase of the project focuses on the areas located on Third Street, between Pine Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard and Promenade North, in-between Third and Fourth Street.

Harvey Milk Park will also play a key role in the development of the new district. The project will build on the existing foundation of The Streets to create an urban environment which will integrate into downtown Long Beach. The project will gradually repurpose the eight-block area into a vibrant mixed-use district featuring a hub of great restaurants, businesses and retail for all the residents of Long Beach to enjoy.

In addition, Studio One Eleven recently opened their new creative office at The Streets, which ultimately spurred the redevelopment of the entire center. They designed their new office to create an invigorating yet functional environment that befits their firm's culture. The design removes all but one private office, crafting a space where teams can share one collaborative, creative, open space. Scattered amid the office are break-out rooms that act as collaborative pods for meetings. A mezzanine wraps the perimeter of the interior space, creating a “bridgewalk” overlook with lounges, workspaces and pin-up zones. The entire space is programmed with elements including: hospitality kitchen, open work clusters, idea lounges, flex offices, a community room, material library, shower and lockers, and outdoor patios.

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