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Heartwell Park

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  Parkview Village, a charming outdoor life style center located just off the intersection of Bellflower Boulevard and Carson Street, is across the Heartwell Park and 1/4 mile east of Long Beach City College. This village area was conceived in 1930s by Clark J. Bonner as a shopping center for his new housing development, "Lakewood Village". Bustling through the 1950s, with a bank, a post office, several shops, a movie theater and a Thrifty’s, the area later fell into disrepair as more and larger commercial areas developed nearby...
         
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"Come Join Us, We've Been Expecting You!"

       
                                                           

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Benjamin Efraim of BEPTAL, INC. found the area by accident in 1996 and had a vision. “I was following the development on Pine Avenue in Downtown Long Beach. One day I took a drive and came upon this beautiful park [Heartwell Park]. I saw a coffee shop across the street and picked up a cup. That’s when I noticed the architecture of these old buildings and the hidden charm of the village.”. To make a long story short, the triangular shaped village was in shambles and faced foreclosure. BEPTAL, INC. of Santa Monica wrote a bid and won the right to purchase the property.

           
                                           

Garden Court

   

Since , then there have been substantial and major changes in the overall condition of Parkview Village. 4.5 Acres have been remodeled and upgraded along with 90,000 square feet of buildings. Three 28 foot high towers have been added, along with extensive new landscaping, exterior elevation upgrades, outdoor lighting, awnings, upgraded facades, new roofs on buildings, structural and seismic upgrades, additions of the Fountain Plaza and Garden Court… at the cost of over $3,000,000. In addition the available parking stalls have increased by 45%.

Today with over 70 businesses, retailers, offices, and service establishments Parkview Village is ready to serve you and your family in many wonderful ways – courteously and professionally. And you don’t have to contend with crowds and traffic congestion. Parkview Village has plenty parking and it's just plain relaxing. A charming neighborhood, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere awaits you.

   
   

         
                             
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Since the 1950s, Parkview Village has included a collection of shops and service providers along Viking Way and Village Road in the heart of a charming and quaint residential community. The Village is located at the intersection of Bellflower Boulevard and Carson Street adjacent to Heartwell Park & Long Beach City College, and only minutes from the Long Beach Airport and Skyline Golf Course. The average household income is $62,000 in a one mile radius and $61,000 in a three mile radius. The three and five mile radius population counts are 175,000 and 650,000 respectively.

Parkview Village has the unique characteristics of an outdoor shopping "main street" with over 100,000 square feet, more than seventy businesses, where merchants know their customers by name; along with abundant parking.

From Jack's Shoe Repair who has been at Parkview Village since 1957 and Bodell's Shoes 1960's, to Aunt Fannie's Antiques, Cirivello’s Sports-Bar, U.S. Post Office, Dutch Boy Cleaners, Ace Hardware, Village Pharmacy, Triangle Eye Care, Sunwest Dental, Allstate Insurance, Edward Jones Investments, Once Read Books, Poochies dog grooming, The Fit Stop, Maria’s Costume Designs, California Tan and the Village Café … to the Garden Court and the Fountain Plaza; Parkview Village offers a unique and diverse kaleidoscope of shopping & dining experiences for the entire family to enjoy!

   

 

               
                                                   

 

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