Community Workshop for Downtown 5th/4th & Arizona Site

The City of Santa Monica invites you to attend a special Planning Commission workshop on Wednesday, March 16 to discuss future opportunities for the City-owned site at 5th Street and Arizona Avenue, and to explore options for new uses and activities that benefit the Downtown and the entire community.  There will also be a duplicate workshop hosted by Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. (formerly Bayside Corp) on, March 24.

The Planning Commission workshop will be held at The Civic Auditorium East Wing located at 1855 Main Street.  The Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. workshop will be held at the Main Library located at 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.


Please join us on March 16th or March 24 at 7:00PM to discuss:

  • DOWNTOWN’S HISTORY: the evolution of the City’s cultural and economic heart
  • EXISTING CONDITIONS & IDENTITY: attributes and characteristics, mix of uses, pedestrian-orientation and ways of getting around Downtown
  • OPPORTUNITIES IN THE DOWNTOWN: realizing the LUCE vision for new uses and community benefits that will enhance the quality and vibrancy of the Downtown

Your input will help to create a vision for this opportunity site and will also inform the upcoming Downtown Specific Plan.

RSVP to ensure accurate accommodations or 310.458.8341

Big Blue Bus lines 2, 3, Rapid 3, 7 and 9 serve the Civic Center.  Lines 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, and 10 serve the Library.  Bike parking will be available.


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