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Long Beach Towne Center is a large power center in northeastern Long Beach, California at Carson St. and the I-605, with 1,000,000 square feet (93,000 m2) of retail space on a 100-acre (40 ha) site. It is the largest shopping center in Long Beach.[1]

Entrance on Carson Street
Entrance on Carson Street

Anchors include Walmart, Lowe's, Dave and Busters, Barnes and Noble, Party City, Edwards Theatres 26-screen multiplex (upon opening one of the largest and highest-grossing multiplexes in the country), Petsmart, ULTA Beauty, several large furniture big-box retailers, Michaels, Old Navy and Sam's Club.[1]

The sprawling center opened in 1999 on the site of the former Long Beach Naval Hospital.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b "Site plan, Long Beach Towne Center", Vesta website
  2. ^ "History", Long Beach Tourism official site
  3. ^ "Construction to begin on shopping center". Los Angeles Times. August 2, 1997.

Coordinates: 33°49′46″N 118°05′12″W / 33.8294°N 118.0867°W / 33.8294; -118.0867