Long Beach architecture

Vice Mayor Lowenthal Receives “Community Design Advocate Award”

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Long Beach Vice Mayor and Second District Councilmember, Dr. Suja Lowenthal will be honored by the Long Beach/South Bay American Institute of Architects (AIA) as the first ever recipient of the “Community Design Advocate Award” for her leadership and “significant contributions in improving the built environment in Long Beach”.

East Village Walking Tour Explores LB’s Early “Own-Your-Own” High Rises

This month's tour will include the Broadlind hotel among other historic East Village locations.  Photo from wikimedia. This month’s tour will include the Broadlind hotel among other historic East Village locations. Photo from wikimedia. Join Long Beach Heritage Saturday February 21, 2015 for the East Village Walking tour. The East Village is home to several of the earliest “own-your-own” residential high-rises catering to elegant resort living built after World War I and the discovery of oil in the region.

New Officers Elected to The Rose Park Neighborhood Board

rpna-rose-park The Rose Park Neighborhood Board elects 2014-2015 officers. The Rose Park Neighborhood Association (RPNA) representing over 22,000 residents and property owners and home to two historic districts of Rose Park and Rose Park South held its annual officer elections.

Queen Mary Goes Gatsby for 10th Art Deco Festival

queen-mary-art-deco The Queen Mary, in association with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles (ADSLA), celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Art Deco Festival with a robust program of activities extended to five days August 28, 2014 – September 1, 2014.

Walking Tour Explores Downtown Long Beach in March

wpa-mural-longbeach Guests on the Downtown Long Beach Walking tour will have the chance to see historic buildings and art such as the WPA mural on The Promenade. Join Long Beach Heritage, Saturday, March 15, 2014 for a Walking Tour of Downtown Long Beach.

Preservationists To Be Honored at The 26th Annual Long Beach Heritage Awards, Gala and Fundraiser

Jonathan Glasgow will receive the Long Beach Heritage 2014 Preservationist of the Year Award Jonathan Glasgow will receive the Long Beach Heritage 2014 Preservationist of the Year Award The public is invited to join Long Beach Heritage as it celebrates the 2014 Award winners for excellence in Architecture, Preservation and Restoration to be held Thursday, February 27, 2014 in the Grand Salon of the historic Queen Mary.

California Science Teachers Association Name CSULB Alumna Tania Hughes 2013 Winner of Future Science Teacher Award

Tania Hughes Named 2013 Winner of Future Science Teacher Award by California Science Teachers Association Tania Hughes Named 2013 Winner of Future Science Teacher Award by California Science Teachers Association California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) alumna Tania Hughes turned her background in art and architecture toward creating engaging ways to teach elementary school science, which led the California Science Teachers Association (CSTA) to select her as its 2013 Future Science Teacher Award winner.

Get a Glimpse Into Long Beach’s Great Homes on 2013 Home Tour

Long Beach Heritage Great Homes Tour This 1937 Spanish Colonial in California Heights features Andalusian influence. Once a year, Long Beach Heritage invites the public to tour some of the unique homes that make up the city’s rich history. The 2013 Great Homes Tour on Sunday, June 2 from 12-5 pm, will showcase five homes with distinctive architectural character.

City Seeks Interested Parties for Development, Construction and Operation of a New Civic Center

architect-drawings Friday, the City of Long Beach released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) inviting interested parties to offer their qualifications in connection with development, construction and operation of a new Civic Center. “This project represents an opportunity to replace aging infrastructure through creative public/private financing mechanisms at little to no additional cost,” said Mayor Bob Foster.

MBK Homes Launches Construction of Aragon; a New Home Community in Signal Hill

aragon-signal-hill Showing signs of confidence in the housing market, MBK Homes has broken ground at Aragon, a new 81 unit townhome community located in Signal Hill, Calif., part of Los Angeles County and completely surrounded by the City of Long Beach.

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