Long Beach Walking Tour Explores Downtown

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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. 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.

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.

The tour begins at 9:00 a.m. and lasts 2 to 2½ hours. Tickets are $ 10 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.

The Walking Tour Program fosters preservation advocacy and education throughout Long Beach. For additional information, call 562-493-7019 or visit www.lbheritage.org.

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