Pine Square Theater Conversion to Residential


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Long Beach
Document Title
Pine Square Theater Conversion to Residential
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Present land use: 142-unit, 7-story apartment building with approximately 37,000 sq. ft. of commercial space; Zoning: PD-30 Downtown Planned Development District; General Plan Designation; Land Use District No. 7 Mixed Use
Document Description
The applicants propose to convert the theater space from the closed AMC Pine Square 16-screen movie theater into 69 residential apartment units. 112,079 square feet of new residential space, in two levels, will be created from the existing high-ceilinged one-level theater envelope. The existing 142 residential dwelling units will remain, as well as the existing retail spaces on Pine Avenue, 3rd Street, and Broadway. A small amount of floor area from the theater box offices, approximately 538 square feet, will be converted into new commercial retail space, bring the total lease-able retail floor area on-site to 37,240 square feet. The 400 on-site parking spaces in the existing three-level subterranean parking garage will be maintained and will provide all parking necessary to meet on-site demands, according to a parking study provided with the project application. The applicants will be required to expand a residents-only parking are within the lower levels of the garage and assign parking spaces to each new dwelling unit exclusive of other users.

Contact Information

Scott Kinsey
Agency Name
City of Long Beach
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Long Beach
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Pacific Avenue between Broadway & 3rd Street
Parcel #
State Highways
SR-1, 47, 103, & I-710
Los Angeles County MTA Blue Line
Long Beach Airport
Burbank Chavez Edison, Numerous
Pacific Ocean & Los Angeles River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 69)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Air Quality, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Noise
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control
Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control

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