Retail Design Collaborative

Impacting Long Beach from the Ground Up

Impacting Long Beach from the Ground Up


Local Architects Aim To Impact Retail, Long Beach From The Ground Up: Retail Design Collaborative And Studio One Eleven Redesign/Relocate To City Place

Upon walking into the new digs of architecture firm Retail Design Collaborative (formerly P + R Architects) and partner brand Studio One Eleven, it’s clear that the way the space had been described for the past three years - “the old Nordstrom Rack” - is history. The architecture and design firms have completely gutted and reimagined the more than 33,000-square-foot retail space at the corner of The Promenade North and 3rd Street. Looking down from an open terrace to the first floor, the view is what an encyclopedia might include as a photo next to the term “creative office space.”

Through the doors of The Promenade North entrance is a contemporary, homey kitchen, with a ping-pong table off to the side. The 3rd Street entrance features a community space with conference rooms and a lobby open for use by local organizations and individuals...

To read the full story please visit the Long Beach Business Journal here.