Long Beach walking tour

October Downtown Walking Tour Explores Willmore City

bembridge-house-christmas Home to the impressive Victorian Queen Anne Bembridge House and numerous smaller examples of this style, Willmore City was the first residential development in Long Beach. Started in 1881 from a subdivision of the Rancho Los Cerritos, Willmore City contains Drake Park named for Colonel Charles Rivers Drake developer of the Pike amusement complex and the Knoll Park housing development.

Long Beach Heritage Hosts East Village Walking Tour Saturday

This month's tour will include the Broadlind hotel among other historic East Village locations.  Photo from wikimedia. Saturday’s tour will include the Broadlind hotel among other historic East Village locations. Photo from wikimedia. Join Long Beach Heritage Saturday, September 10, 2016 for the East Village Walking tour. Future tours of the historic district will be given the second Saturday of each month.

Long Beach Heritage Hosts Downtown Walking Tour Saturday

wpa-mural 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.

Discover Treasures of the 1920s and ’30s with Long Beach Heritage

frontlafayette Downtown Long Beach is rich with many buildings of the Art Deco and Streamline Moderne style built in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Join Long Beach Heritage, Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., for a tour showcasing these treasures.

Long Beach Heritage Tours Willmore City This Month

bembridge-house-christmas Home to the impressive Victorian Queen Anne Bembridge House and numerous smaller examples of this style, Willmore City was the first residential development in Long Beach. Started in 1881 from a subdivision of the Rancho Los Cerritos, Willmore City contains Drake Park named for Colonel Charles Rivers Drake developer of the Pike amusement complex and the Knoll Park housing development.

Join Long Beach Heritage on a Downtown Walking Tour March 21

walking-sidewalk Join Long Beach Heritage, Saturday, March 21, 2015 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 neighborhoods throughout the United States.

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.

Explore Historical Tile With Tour of East Village

lb-heritage-decorative-tile Tile has been integral to the decoration of exterior and internal spaces for over 4,000 years and achieved prominence in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Southern California was home to some of the most notable tile artists and manufacturers including   Batchelder, CalCo, Catalina and Malibu.  

Long Beach Walking Tour Explores Downtown

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 July 19, 2014 for a Walking Tour of Downtown Long Beach.

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.

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