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.

In partnership with Shooshani Developers and California State University Long Beach, Studio One Eleven designed a new student housing development located within the six-block mixed-use district, The Streets. The newly proposed "CSULB Village" will be located on 4th Street and 5th Street between Promenade North and Long Beach Boulevard. The 22-story, 352,700-square-feet village will include housing for students, including 800 beds for students and 50 units for faculty and staff; 16 meeting rooms, 5,000-square-feet Innovation Incubator, 10,000-square-feet CSULB Art Gallery and Museum, and 45,000-square-feet ground-floor retail.

Projects Awards
2017
Honorable Mention, Architects Newspaper Best of Design Awards 'Workplace- Interior'
2017
AIA Long Beach/South Bay Design Award
2017
USGBC 1st Place in Health + Wellbeing
2017
USGBC Project of the Year
2017
Honoree "Firm's Own Office" Interior Design Magazine Best of the Year Awards

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