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Outlet Mall Suggested For Downtown Long Beach

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[What interesting architecture: Citadel Outlet via Bisayan Lady]
A possible cure for downtown Long Beach's struggling retail scene? Curbed LA points to a city councilman Robert Garcia's recent proposition for the area. Citing the success of LA's Citadel Outlet Stores near Commerce, Garcia writes on his web site, "Why not fill City Place and Pine Ave. with outlet stores from Polo, Ann Taylor, Nike, Banana Republic and other outlets that would compliment some of the current anchors like Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Big 5. A Downtown with outlet stores would be a regional attraction and would serve local residents."
· Can an outlet mall save downtown [Robert Garcia]
· Cure for Downtown Long Beach: Outlet Stores? [Curbed LA]