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5555 Long Beach

The Long Beach Family Apartments include both townhouse units along the street as well as a community courtyard. The streetscape was designed to reinforce an entry garden or townhouse scale garden with Flowering Cannis and Mountain Marigold enclosed by pruned hedges. An amphitheater-stepped garden invites residents to ascend to the second level with a variety of shade tolerant species. The primary courtyard space includes a play space for children on one end with a small scale fountain anchoring the opposite end. Pockets for furniture and built-in sections provide opportunities for both large scale events as well as more intimate gatherings. The planting palette includes multiple species that bloom seasonally.


PSL Architects; Meta Housing Corporation