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In this Issue:

  • OUTSTANDING PROJECTS HONORED AT ANNUAL LONG BEACH HERITAGE AWARDS BENEFIT
  • A HISTORY OF THE HARBOR IN 74 FEET
  • VIP RECORDS SIGN ENDANGERED
  • GREAT HOMES OF LONG BEACH
  • ST LUKE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
  • SPRING AT THE BEMBRIDGE HOUSE
  • Membership Report : April 2017
  • PROUD OF WHERE YOU COME FROM: A LEARNING OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUTH AT THE BEMBRIDGE HOUSE
  • LBH CALENDAR

 

OUTSTANDING PROJECTS HONORED AT ANNUAL LONG BEACH HERITAGE AWARDS BENEFIT

Refurbished Mid-Century Modern kitchen at 4225 E. Harvey Way
Refurbished Mid-Century Modern kitchen at 4225 E. Harvey Way - Photo by Louise Ivers

Nine awards, including Preservationist of the Year, were presented on February 23 to outstanding projects and people in the Grand Salon of the Queen Mary, the wonderful Streamline Moderne ship anchored in the Long Beach harbor. Guests bid for silent auction items, many of which were antique objets dárt donated by Stan Poe, during the cocktail hour and then were treated to a superb dinner with a salad that was a work of art itself. The awards speeches were accompanied by superb visuals on three screens that depicted restorations in progress and completed projects. Approximately 200 guests attended the yearly event and our fund raising goals were met successfully.

Among those receiving preservation awards were Greg and Anna-Karin Kight for a Mid-Century Modern home at 4225 E. Harvey Way, built in 1957 with a stucco and stone exterior, a wooden staircase hung from the ceiling with metal rods, and a spectacularly refurbished kitchen with period appliances. The Tokunaga- Weissenhutter home, a beautifully preserved... Click Here to Read the Full Article.