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June 2022

Afternoon Tea at the Victorian Bembridge House

Thursday, June 9th @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bembridge House, 953 Park Cir
Long Beach, 90813 United States
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Step back in time and enjoy a relaxed but traditional afternoon tea at the historic Bembridge House. Walk through the downstairs of this enchanting 1906 landmarked home, meander through the beautiful gardens, enjoy live music and experience a delightful Victorian afternoon tea in the lovely Pepper Tree Court.  This special tea service includes quiche, a variety of tea sandwiches, scones with lemon curd and clotted cream, delicious desserts, and a variety of fragrant teas. Period-appropriate clothing is encouraged but not…

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Keynote Talk: Doris Sung

Thursday, June 9th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way,
Long Beach, 90802 United States
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Join Long Beach Architecture Week in the Aquarium of the Pacific’s Pacific Visions Theater for a talk with Architect Doris Sung. With the belief that buildings can be sensitive to the changing environment, Doris Sung seeks ways to make building skins dynamic and responsive. Through grant-funded research, she has designed projects with smart thermobimetal to self-ventilate, self-shade, self-structure, self-assemble and self-propel with zero-energy and no controls. More recently, she is rethinking the façade as a part of a city’s infrastructure and designing innovative…

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Summer Solstice Long Beach Tour

Saturday, June 11th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hervey Milk Park, 185 E 3rd Street
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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In conjunction with AIA Long Beach / South Bay Chapter, please join us for annual summer solstice Long Beach Tour!  This year’s tour will be in honor of the late Jonathan Glasgow. In addition to initiating and leading this annual tour for the AIA Long Beach chapter, Jon was an influential architect and mentor for so many in the Long Beach community. The tour will take place throughout parts of Downtown, the East Village and Alamitos Beach. In the recent…

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Milo Baughman and Thayer Coggin | The Collaboration that created Mid-Century Modern Design

Saturday, June 11th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Studio One Eleven, 245 East Third St.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Join Long Beach Architecture Week at Studio 111 in Long Beach for a talk on one of the most iconic mid-century design partnerships. Phil Miller, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Thayer Coggin, will make an intriguing presentation of the life and career path of design icon and Long Beach native son, Milo Baughman, and his epic 50-year relationship with Thayer Coggin in creating Mid-Century Modern Design Furniture.  The initial meeting between Milo and Thayer took place in February…

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Charles Phoenix: LONG BEACHLAND

Sunday, June 12th @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

LIVE IN PERSON Big Retro Slide Show Performance Celebrating the Epic City by the Sea  Be prepared for your Long Beach loving pride to swell when retro pop culture humorist Charles Phoenix sweeps us away on a “then and now” time travel adventure extravaganza exploring legendary landmarks, unsung attractions, and local lore. 

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Roy Sealey Belmont Shores Clubhouse Building Tour

Sunday, June 12th @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Belmont Shores Mobile Estates, 6230 E Marina View Dr
Long Beach, CA 90803 United States
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Please join us for us for a tour of the recently restored, award-winning Belmont Shores Clubhouse Building originally designed by architect Roy Sealey!  Roy Sealey was a mid-century Black architect that defied odds by designing several iconic buildings such as the Seaport Marina Hotel, Belmont Shores Mobile Estates Clubhouse, and Tuna Club all located, at the time, in the newly affluent and least diverse parts of Long Beach. While mostly overshadowed by Sealey’s acclaimed mentor Paul Revere Williams, there were…

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