In August 2012, Beijing state owned assets Corporation cooperated with Dongcheng District Party committee and district government to launch the longfushi area landscape protection and urban renewal project, and jointly established a project company controlled by Beijing state owned assets company, which is responsible for promoting the construction and operation of the project. Since the start of the project, Beijing state-owned assets company has made great efforts to build longfushi area into a "golden card for the revival of the old city of Beijing" and strive to become a world-class cultural and art consumption destination with "the interaction of traditional and modern culture, and the harmonious integration of Chinese and world civilization".
The project is located in the northwest corner of Dongsi road crossing in Dongcheng District, which is divided into functional area and quadrangle style area. The first phase of the project includes longfu building and longfu Temple Beili, with a construction area of about 75000 square meters. It was officially opened on August 29, 2019. It has become a cultural and creative park integrating various business forms, such as office sharing, art gallery, boutique bookstore, characteristic catering, etc. longfu cultural center with unique ancient capital style has also become the preferred place for holding high-quality cultural and art activities. In August 2020, longfushi cultural and creative park was selected as the Municipal Cultural Industry Park. The second phase of the project includes Dongsi station weaving project, longfu Plaza reconstruction, Changhong cinema renovation and public space block upgrading and reconstruction projects, with a total construction scale of about 101700 square meters. It will be built into a cultural, tourism and business complex space and an international cultural exchange experience area to further enhance the cultural carrying capacity of Longfu temple. Among them, the South Square of Longfu Temple (the former longfu Square) will cooperate with the Palace Museum to create a cultural experience place for the Forbidden City. Changhong cinema will become the first cultural, tourism and business complex space with full live aerial photography as the core in China, showing the charm of Chinese culture through creative technology. Longfu Temple East courtyard (Metro East four station weaving project) will cooperate with international well-known museums to create an international cultural exchange experience block and promote the exchange and mutual learning between eastern and Western civilizations.
Longfu Temple East courtyard
Longfu Temple South Square