More city property was sold Tuesday night as four more former Redevelopment Agency parcels went to developers for a variety of uses.
The priciest property, $7.3 million, was the southwest corner of Broadway and Long Beach Boulevard. Raintree-Evergreen LCC. The developer plans to build luxury apartments, flexible work space and retail around a public plaza. No specific height or number of units was included in the staff report.
A second sale, of a vacant lot at Anaheim Street and Walnut Avenue, will result in affordable senior housing, a health clinic, a community gathering center for groups including Khmer Girls in Action and Pacific Asian Counseling, The buyers are nonprofits Bridge Housing and The Children’s Clinic. Land price will be $2.5 million, although that is lower than other proposals.
The Art Deco Hotel at Anaheim Street and Lime Avenue was sold for $500,000 with a promise from the developer for adaptive reuse to include two restaurants and potential live-work spaces. The final sale was the 4800 block of Long Beach Boulevard, purchased by City Ventures, LLC., for $1.25 million with plans to build 27 affordable townhomes.
In other business Tuesday, the council (minus Mayor Robert Garcia and Seventh District Councilman Roberto Uranga):
• Sought a Parks, Recreation and Marine initiative exploring public-private sponsorships and partnerships to enhance programs and facilities.
• Agreed to suspend non-essential travel to North Carolina and Mississippi until the gender-specific restroom laws passed there are rescinded.
• Asked for a report regarding training for contract oversight citywide.
• Accepted a $5.5 million grant from the state for workforce training.
• Accepted a $301,400 grant from the Knight Foundation to create an outdoor office at Harvey Milk Park.