Studio One Eleven

SteelCraft Bellflower

Location: Bellflower, CA
Client: SteelCraft
Type: Urban Food Hall
The SteelCraft concept, which opened in Long Beach in 2016, solely leverages shipping containers for gathering, drinking, and eating.

SteelCraft Bellflower, CA

SteelCraft Bellflower is located on a 15,000 SF site offering a food hall and beer garden under a barn-inspired shade structure, utilizing repurposed shipping containers as the building shell. The project design evokes the city’s strong dairy roots and includes a large performance stage and vertical surface to project movies. Located in the heart of the city’s downtown, this SteelCraft location has become a key anchor that will promote future private investment in the area. The urban eatery includes a curated collection of food, drink, and dessert offerings.

"Located in downtown Bellflower, the space has a sophisticated and artful vibe and is constructed around 14 rustic repurposed shipping containers and a pet-friendly courtyard. With big wooden benches and long picnic tables, SteelCraft has opened just in time for sunny outdoor summer dinners and warm, breezy happy hours, with live music and community events to create a vibrant social setting." - Sauté Magazine

Since its opening in early summer 2019, Steelcraft has already played a large contribution to the revitalization of Bellflower, averaging 1,500 customers daily and doubling the amount of visitors to the downtown area. Other features such as the tot lot have also been a success, allowing parents to relax and mingle while children are safely entertained and within view.

Projects Awards
Westside Urban Forum – 2021 Retail/Restaurant Design Merit Award

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