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June 2019

Designing for Culture: Long Beach Museum of Art, Frederick Fisher and Partners

Monday, June 3rd @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Long Beach Museum Of Art, 2300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90803 United States
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Speaker: Joseph Coriaty, FAIA managing partner FF&P and lead architect on the Long Beach Museum of Art project   In 2000, Frederick Fisher and Partners (FF&P) designed a new 12,800 SF building, now known as the Hartman Pavilion, for the Long Beach Museum of Art. The building is holistically integrated into the museum campus and has become a well-loved destination for both locals and visitors. The site, situated on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and occupied by two historic structures,…

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The Conservation-Based Restoration of a Modern Masterwork

Tuesday, June 4th @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture, Inc., 3827 Long Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90807 United States
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Join Kelly Sutherlin McLeod, FAIA at the offices of Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture, Inc. and former offices of Edward A. Killingworth, FAIA  for an intimate and insightful talk on the Killingsworth Office Building, designed in 1955 during the early and informative years of Killingsworth’s long and illustrious career. This building was recognized by the National AIA with the Award of Merit in 1956. As a colleague, friend, and protégé of Ed Killingsworth, Kelly Sutherlin McLeod is honored to be the…

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Urban Growth and Building for People

Wednesday, June 5th @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Studio One Eleven, 245 East Third St.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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This panel of distinguished guests will address some of the pressing questions that arise when discussing the future of the built environment in a large urban city, such as Long Beach. Architecture, by definition, is built to serve people, but does it serve all people and what is its impact on established neighborhoods, economics and the environment? The panel will discuss important issues related to the renewal of urban spaces and preservation, gentrification and displacement and growth and environmental concerns.…

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A New Deal for LB Architecture: Art Deco, Streamline Moderne, and The Influence of the Modern Design Movement, 1925

Thursday, June 6th @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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A special lecture on the interwar era Art Deco architecture of Long Beach by expert and enthusiast John Thomas, co-author of Long Beach Art Deco, past president of the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles - 1940. Thomas will discuss the design influences of Art Deco and its variant Streamline Moderne, which shaped Long Beach during the period of rapid growth from 1925 through 1940 including reconstruction after the 1933 earthquake that destroyed many Long Beach Schools. Using both vintage and…

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