Long Beach Redevelopment Agency


Nouveau Piscis

Nouveau Piscis

Local Long Beach Artist Jose Loza painted this utility box located on Lime Ave & 7th st. The painted box depicts the Pisces astrology sign. The twelfth sign of the zodiac.

Bike

Bike

Long Beach local artist Jose Loza painted this utility box located on the corner of Long Beach blvd and 10th st. The box painting reflects our bike friendly city as a main vehicle of transportation for many locals.

Flora & Fauna

Flora & Fauna

Renowned Long Beach local artist Jose Loza painted ‘Flora & Fauna’ a utility box located on Pine Ave and 8th st. The box depicts the natural world and offers a unique window to the viewer that takes them out of their urban environment when they are immersed in the art work.

Pacific Electric

Pacific Electric

Renowned Long Beach local artist Jose Loza painted ‘Pacific Electric’ a utility box located on the corner of Pacific Ave and Ocean Blvd. The painting references a major historical train line that was active from 1902 and lasted until 1961. The train traveled from Long Beach to Los Angeles and was a major urban railway […]

LONG BEACH AFTERNOON

LONG BEACH AFTERNOON

Renowned Long Beach local artist Jose Loza painted ‘Long Beach Afternoon’ a utility box located on the corner of Pine and 8th st. Known for creating large scale realistic portraits, He draws inspiration from the daily happenings in his environment. for Loza Life imitates art.

North Village Banners and Virginia Village Banners

The banners for North Village and Virginia Village by Steve Child are inspired by the historic Art Deco architecture of Long Beach Boulevard and the new streetscape enhancements that are part of the revitalization of North Long Beach. The artist uses color and a geometric pattern to convey a sense of energy and vitality to […]

Pacific Avenue Banners

Pacific Avenue Banners

Installation of neighborhood banners in the Wrigley Village District. The banner program was a complementary initiative to a larger streetscape improvement project.

4th Street Banners

RDA’s investment in the East Village 4th Street Banner Program in which 20 street banners were fabricated and installed along 4th Street from Long Beach Boulevard to Alamitos Avenue.

Utility Boxes

Utility Boxes

Exploring non-traditional ways to add and share artistic creativity within the community, the City commissioned various artists to transform utilitarian-looking traffic signal controller cabinets (utility boxes) into pieces of art that bring a sense of community to the neighborhoods.

SPIN

SPIN

This project consisted of temporary installations of recycled bicycles transformed into 24 public sculptures by 20 participating artists. The project was installed in conjunction with the Amgen Tour of California, a 650-mile bicycle race through California. Sculptures consisting of reused bicycle parts were installed along Long Beach streets to welcome racers and celebrants to finish-line […]

Phantom Galleries

Phantom Galleries

Phantom Galleries LA Long Beach transformed vacant storefronts throughout Downtown Long Beach into 24/7 temporary public art galleries. More than 150 art exhibits were installed in more than 25 different storefronts throughout the Downtown area. A series of gallery openings were held for the various exhibits. Each installation represented a unique relationship between the participating […]

Dolphins

Dolphins

Staff artists worked with youth at Drake Park, Miracle on 4th Street Park, Admiral Kidd Park and Bixby Park to paint the dolphins during Fall 2008. Workshops were held with the youth to paint the dolphins, and then the staff artists finished the fine details. The dolphins were originally installed in vacant lots at Pacific […]