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$520-Million Revamp of Long Beach Civic Center Takes Off

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Source: Urbanize.LA

Last month, a pair of tower cranes took their place in the Long Beach skyline, as a display of continued work on the $520-million revamp of the Long Beach Civic Center.

The first phase of the project will create a pair of mid-rise buildings, designed by SOM, which will serve as the new Long Beach City Hall and the headquarters of the Port of Long Beach.

The replacement City Hall will be an 11-story, 270,000-square-foot building along Magnolia Avenue .... It replaces the existing City Hall, a 15-story brutalist tower completed in the 1970s.

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