Walking Tour Explores Downtown Long Beach in March
2014-03-06 · By Editor
Join Long Beach Heritage, Saturday, March 15, 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 neighborhood 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. The Walking Tour Program fosters preservation advocacy and education throughout Long Beach.
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.
The tour begins at 9:00 a.m. and lasts 2 to 2½ hours. Tickets are $ 10 each and can be purchased online at 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.
Tours are held the third Saturday of each month. For additional information, call 562-493-7019 or visit www.lbheritage.org.