Long Beach Heritage Hosts Downtown Walking Tour Saturday

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Join Long Beach Heritage, Saturday, Saturday, July 16, 2016, for a Walking Tour of Downtown Long Beach. Long Beach was recently voted the best walkable, large city in Southern California by Walk Score, a company that rates neighbourhood throughout the United States. Long Beach is filled with historic gems. From modern architecture to the Art Deco style, it’s all here and waiting to be discovered.

The Walking Tour Program fosters preservation advocacy and education throughout Long Beach. A few of the buildings s included on the tour are the WPA Mural-Recreation in Long Beach, Insurance Exchange Building, The Breakers, The Wilmore Building, Farmers & Merchants Bank, First National Bank and the Security Bank Building.

Tours are held the third Saturday of each month. Should it be raining, please call 562-493-7019 to reschedule.

The tour begins at 9:00 a.m. and lasts 2 to 2½ hours. Meet at the WPA Mural, 3rd and the Promenade.

Tickets are $ 10.00 each and can be purchased through Pay Pal at www.lbheritage.com. Tickets will be held in will call and distributed at the meeting site. Free parking at the 3rd and Promenade parking structure until noon. For additional information, call 562-493-7019 or visit www.lbheritage.org.

Long Beach Heritage is a non-profit education and advocacy group which promotes public knowledge and preservation of significant historic and architectural resources and the cultural heritage of Long Beach.

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