We’re getting a new City Hall, Library, Park and much more! The current city hall building that was built in 1972 was found unlikely to survive a major earthquake.
At the same time, the city’s Port of Long Beach enterprise, which had been leasing administrative space, wanted to find a permanent home.
The development of the new courthouse in also meant the city had the site of the old courthouse on which to build.
The state awarded the Long Beach courthouse project in 2010 to Long Beach Judicial Partners LLC, a consortium led by the French firm Meridiam Infrastructure.
The Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse opened slightly ahead of schedule in September 2013.
The city will began demolition of the old courthouse on March 1 and start construction on July 1.
Construction is expected to be completed in fall 2018 and occupancy is set for June 30, 2019.
The Lincoln Park project would be completed by November 2020.