Long Beach historic preservation

City Earns “A” on Preservation Report Card

long beach preservation The City of Long Beach has earned an “A” by the Los Angeles Conservancy, in a new study that measures historic preservation in 88 cities within Los Angeles County. “The City of Long Beach has a strong commitment to historic preservation,” said Mayor Bob Foster.

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.

Willmore City Heritage Association Hosts Winter in Willmore at Drake Park, December 15

Willmore City Heritage Association On Saturday, December 15, 2012 the Willmore City Heritage Association invites you and yours to attend Winter in Willmore! This FREE event will be held from 2-6pm at Drake Park: 951 Maine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813. Let’s celebrate the holiday season in Long Beach together.

The Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation to Honor Eleven Local Women

Second Annual We Can Do It! Awards The Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation will honor eleven local women for their leadership and professional accomplishments at the Second Annual We Can Do It! Awards luncheon, sponsored by The Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation, on Thursday, October 18th.

Get First Access to the Long Beach Historical Newspaper Collection on Friday

Long Beach Historical Newspaper Collection The Historical Newspaper Collection is a chronicling of Long Beach history as told by local newspapers. The Historical Society of Long Beach and the Long Beach Press-Telegram are dedicating the Long Beach Historical Newspaper Collection to the community on February 10, 2012 with a ribbon- cutting ceremony in the HSLB gallery.

Rancho Los Alamitos Celebrates Restoration With a Year of Special Programs

Rancho Los Alamitos The June 10, 2012, Grand Opening is a culmination of the historic site’s comprehensive restoration and preservation process —marking a new chapter in experiences at Rancho Los Alamitos. On June 10, 2012, Rancho Los Alamitos, Povuu’ngna—a sacred site that represents the past, present and future of California—will open to the public its new Rancho Center and restored historic Barns Area.

Long Beach Heritage 2012 Awards Recognizes City’s Preservationists

John Thomas The Preservationist of the Year Award will be presented to John Thomas. Experience the elegance of the Art Deco era when you attend Long Beach Heritage’s 2012 Awards Benefit and Gala on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. This special event, held in the beautifully decorated Grand Salon on the historic Queen Mary, celebrates a number of notable restoration efforts and the remarkable achievements of longtime preservationists.

Art Deco Expert Leads Downtown Walking Tour Aug. 27

WPA Mural at Third Street and the Promenade WPA Mural at Third Street and the Promenade in Downtown Long Beach. Step back in time with Art Deco expert John Thomas (author of Long Beach Art Deco) for a walking tour of Downtown Long Beach and discover the Long Beach of the 1920s and 30s.

Long Beach Heritage Boards Queen Mary To Honor Awardees

Brad-Rick Brad Seeley and Rick Hobbs Join Long Beach Heritage aboard the Queen Mary in the historic Grand Salon on Thursday, February 17 for a special gala event honoring preservationists who have made a significant contribution to the city.

Navigating Life in an Historic District: Restoration Trade Fair FAQS

trade-fair-poster-thumb You’ve got the bungalow, the yard, the walkability factor, your bike is parked in the garage and there’s a coffeehouse just around the corner. You’ve been reading Cottages and Bungalows magazine and your pumped to spiff up your casa.

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