Garden Grove Retail Center
Garden Grove Retail Center

Gateway
Gateway

Garden Grove Commercial Center (9)
Garden Grove Commercial Center (9)

Garden Grove Retail Center
Garden Grove Retail Center

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Garden Grove Retail Center
Garden Grove, California - 2009

The Garden Grove Retail Center is a retail shopping center development consisting of two single-story buildings incorporating an orchestrated variation of front elevations that give each tenant space a sense of identity within the whole. The integration of open space and landscape throughout the project, and especially along the Garden Grove Boulevard frontage, provides a continuous pedestrian experience designed to encourage shoppers to interact with the site.

A unique gateway structure articulates a unified identity in contrast with the more traditional commercial corridor of Garden Grove Boulevard. The gateway structure is an urban gesture exploring a simple relationship of structure and skin while defining a permeable street edge.