Join us for an elegant evening aboard the Queen Mary as we celebrate historic preservation and the future of our city’s past. The 31st Annual Preservation Awards will be held on Thursday, March 14th, 2019.
About the Preservation Awards
Since 1988, Long Beach Heritage has presented Preservation Awards to recognize outstanding efforts to preserve our architectural and cultural heritage. Recipients have included distinguished individuals, nonprofit organizations, public agencies and corporations who have demonstrated a commitment to historic places.
2019 Award Recipients
Preservationist of the Year
Louise Ivers is a retired professor from California State Dominguez Hills, historian, author of two books on Long Beach architecture, and a former Cultural Heritage Commissioner.
Cultural Resource Study Award
Long Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for the digitization of Harvey Keller’s Long Beach Treasures
Preservation Technology Award
Rancho Los Alamitos for the seismic stabilization of the historic ranch house
George’s ’50s Diner, a local landmark designed by architect Wayne McAllister (1950) was recently rehabilitated following a 2016 fire.
Mira Mar Avenue Craftsman bungalow (1921) built by Miner Smith rehabilitated by Dominique Hohman
The Edward and Laura Killingsworth Residence (1961) for preservation of architect Edward Killingsworth’s family home.
The John McWilliams Residence (1958), designed by engineer John W. McWilliams, was recently rehabilitated by the Nicolai family.
Rockwell Properties restored the mosaic at International City Bank by Susan Hertel for Millard Sheets Studio (1979)
Summerjax rehabilitated the Clock, Waestman, Clock Law Offices (Killingsworth, Brady and Smith, 1957)
Each Preservation Award Winner is selected by a jury of local professionals engaged in architecture, history, and real estate. The jury selects projects located in Long Beach that have been recently completed and conform to the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.
Cocktail reception (no-host bar) and silent auction at 5:30pm
Dinner served at 7pm
Long Beach Heritage is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization and a portion of your purchase is a tax-deductible donation. Please see ticket details for more information.
Become a member at the Contributor level and receive a complimentary ticket.