Long Beach historic restoration

The Palace: Renovated Apartment Building Offers New Hope for Emancipated Foster Kids

The Palace apartments for emancipated foster kids The Palace has 13 studio apartments, common areas and ground-level retail space. Life just got better for 13 former foster youth.  Today, Mayor Bob Foster, Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell, 4th District, The Long Beach Housing Development Company (LBHDC), LINC Housing, and United Friends of the Children (UFC) celebrated the grand opening of The Palace, a renovated building that includes 13 apartments for young adults who have aged out of the foster care system.

Is Long Beach This Old House material? Are you?

this old house restoration project Photo courtesy of the Rose Park Restoration Trade Fair. Do you have an historic home currently under or about to start renovation? Do you think that your Long Beach home might have “star quality?” For the first-time in it’s history, the popular home-improvement series This Old House is looking for a historic home to renovate in Los Angeles County.

PHD Restoration

philippe-darniere-phd-restoration-266x300 EverythingLongBeach recently spoke with Philippe d’Aniere, Artisant of PHD Restoration, via email. They talked about inspirations, challenges and what’s it’s like having a restoration business in Long Beach.

2009 Restoration Trade Fair & Fundraiser Brings Together Restoration Specialists, Artisans, City Experts & Non-Profit Organizations

restoration-trade-fair-poster The 2009 Restoration Trade Fair in Rose Park is a one-day, one-stop event to help Long Beach homeowners in Historic Districts restore and refurbish their homes.   The trade fair will have 50 specialty vendors, experts knowledgeable in the City of Long Beach’s historic guidelines, guest speakers, classes, and exhibits throughout the day.  

Rancho Los Alamitos Celebrates Opening of the Restored Native Garden

rancho-los-alamitos Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens will commemorate the newly restored one-acre historic native garden on Saturday, June 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join the celebration of the renowned cultural landscapes that have become a part of Southern California’s rich historic heritage.

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