Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Tours

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

June 2019

Miner Smith Bungalows Walking Tour

Saturday, June 1st @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$40.00

Join CSULB Professor and Miner Smith scholar Norbert Schürer for an intimate walking tour of Miner Smith homes clustered within a twelve-square-block area in the Belmont Heights neighborhood of Long Beach. The tour offers the opportunity to observe the exteriors of about a dozen Miner Smith homes and hopefully to visit one or two homes to see the extraordinary quality and diversity of Smith’s interiors. Miner Smith was a self-taught builder and contractor who was responsible for about two dozen…

Find out more »

Art Deco Double Decker Bus Tour #1

Saturday, June 1st @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WPA Mural @ Harvey Milk Park, 205 East 3rd Street
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
+ Google Map
$60.00

Discover Art Deco Long Beach! Downtown Long Beach is rich with many buildings of the Art Deco and Streamline Moderne style from the 1920s and 1930s. This very special Art Deco Bus Tour will examine wonderful examples of architecture & design. Downtown Long Beach will never look the same to you again! Join noted Art Deco Expert, Author and Art Deco Historic Preservation Consultant John Thomas on a bus tour of Downtown Long Beach and receive a signed copy of "Long Beach Art Deco". Space is limited.  Where: In front of the WPA Mural…

Find out more »

LB Heritage’s 18th Annual Great Homes Tour

Sunday, June 2nd @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$45.00

Sunday, June 2, from noon to 5 p.m. The Great Homes Tour features one-of-a-kind houses designed and built by some of the most renowned names in the city’s architectural history, including Miner Smith, Cliff May and Hugh Davies.  Many of the homes maintain the original architectural elements, while others have been carefully rehabilitated to respect the original design.  They are located throughout Long Beach, in the charming neighborhoods of Belmont Heights, Bluff Park, Virginia Country Club, Bixby Knolls and Rancho…

Find out more »

Hard Hat Tour of New Civic Center and Public Library

Monday, June 3rd @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$30

The revitalization of Long Beach, California's downtown civic core is nearly complete as construction comes to an end on the highly-anticipated Long Beach Civic Center (LBCC). Slated for completion this summer, the LBCC is the largest public-private development of its kind on the West Coast. The Civic Center campus totals nearly 600,000 square feet divided among three structures: a new City Hall (270,000 square feet), a new headquarters facility for the Port of Long Beach (237,000 square feet), and a new…

Find out more »

CSULB Campus Modern Architecture and Sculpture Tour

Tuesday, June 4th @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Universtiy Art Museum @ CSULB, 1250 N Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840 United States
$20

California State University, Long Beach, founded in 1949, boasts an extraordinary collection of architecture by local Modernists and an outdoor sculpture collection featuring world-renowned artists. This tour will provide an overview of the earliest buildings by Hugh Gibbs, Edward Killingsworth’s role as master plan architect for more than forty years, and explore the landscape designed by Edward Lovell with integrated art from the International Sculpture Symposium of 1965. In partnership with Long Beach Heritage. All proceeds from this event will…

Find out more »

T.H.U.M.S. Islands Boat Tour #1

Wednesday, June 5th @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Studio One Eleven, 245 East Third St.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
$75.00

Join CSULB Assistant Professor of Art, Brian Trimble and the staff from the City of Long Beach Energy Resources department for a Tour of T.H.U.M.S. Islands. The tour will include an extensive discussion on the history and development of the islands designed by noted landscape architect, Joseph Linesch and includes shuttle and boat transportation. In 1965 T.H.U.M.S. hired Linesch & Reynolds to design four oil drilling platforms along the Long Beach coast. The four islands (originally named Alfa, Bravo, Charlie,…

Find out more »

T.H.U.M.S. Islands Boat Tour #2

Thursday, June 6th @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Studio One Eleven, 245 East Third St.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
$75.00

Join CSULB Assistant Professor of Art, Brian Trimble and the staff from the City of Long Beach Energy Resources department for a Tour of T.H.U.M.S. Islands. The tour will include an extensive discussion on the history and development of the islands designed by noted landscape architect, Joseph Linesch and includes shuttle and boat transportation. In 1965 T.H.U.M.S. hired Linesch & Reynolds to design four oil drilling platforms along the Long Beach coast. The four islands (originally named Alfa, Bravo, Charlie,…

Find out more »

Art Deco Double Decker Bus Tour #2

Friday, June 7th @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WPA Mural @ Harvey Milk Park, 205 East 3rd Street
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
$60.00

Discover Art Deco Long Beach! Downtown Long Beach is rich with many buildings of the Art Deco and Streamline Moderne style from the 1920s and 1930s. This very special Art Deco Bus Tour will examine wonderful examples of architecture & design. Downtown Long Beach will never look the same to you again! Join noted Art Deco Expert, Author and Art Deco Historic Preservation Consultant John Thomas on a bus tour of Downtown Long Beach and receive a signed copy of "Long Beach Art Deco". Drinks will be provided.   Space is limited. | Please…

Find out more »

Historic Downtown Tour

Saturday, June 8th @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$45.00

The Historic Downtown tour is the premier architecture tour of Long Beach Architecture Week. Highlighting the iconic historic buildings that shape the downtown cityscape, this tour promises to provide visitors with unprecedented access to some of the most important and loved structures in our city. Outside of downtown Los Angeles, Long Beach is one of the few city centers in the region that can boast of historic high rises. What downtown Long Beach provides is the combination of beach and…

Find out more »

Pacific Visions | Aquarium of the Pacific

Saturday, June 8th @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Pacific Visions building is a biomorphic structure that evokes the Pacific Ocean. Its façade comprises over 800 individually shaped blue glass panels that respond to changing light and weather conditions throughout the day with varying colors that imitate the effect of sunlight rippling on the ocean’s surface. The building has earned Two Green Globes certification from the Green Globes® building rating system for demonstrating leadership in best practices regarding environmental efficiency. NOTE: Attendees will also be able to visit…

Find out more »
+ Export Events