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June 2022

Miner Smith Bungalow Self-Guided Tour

Wednesday, June 8th @ 8:00 am - Sunday, June 12th @ 5:00 pm
Free

This tour shows visitors about a dozen houses built by Miner R. Smith. Smith was a self-taught builder and contractor who worked in Long Beach in the 1920s and was responsible for about 30 residences that he called ‘bungalow mansions.’ Concentrated in Belmont Heights, these buildings are arguably the most distinctive California Bungalows in Long Beach: Smith’s architectural style melded the Victorian style of the nineteenth century with the Arts and Crafts design of the early twentieth. The most notable…

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Historic Downtown Self-Guided Tour

Wednesday, June 8th @ 8:00 am - Sunday, June 12th @ 5:00 pm
Free

Self-guided Walking Tour Available throughout Architecture Week June 8-12 This self-guided walking tour highlights the iconic historic buildings that shape the downtown Long Beach cityscape. 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 buildings that create a distinctive coastal cityscape. Take the self-guided Historic Downtown Tour to experience the fascinating history of iconic…

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Residential Living in the Roaring Twenties #1

Saturday, June 11th @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$45

Step back in time to experience the lives and lifestyles of those who would call Long Beach home in the 1920s. Oil field workers, shipyard workers, filmmakers,  and wealthy seasonal visitors all lived and worked side by side in the East Village of 1920s Long Beach.  Join us for a rarely offered tour of the Lafayette, International Building, Campbell Building, Metropolitan Hotel, Broadlind Hotel and their interiors.  The tour will conclude at District Wine's spacious patio where you will be able to…

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Residential Living in the Roaring Twenties #2

Sunday, June 12th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$45

Step back in time to experience the lives and lifestyles of those who would call Long Beach home in the 1920s. Oil field workers, shipyard workers, filmmakers,  and wealthy seasonal visitors all lived and worked side by side in the East Village of 1920s Long Beach.  Join us for a rarely offered tour of the Lafayette, International Building, Campbell Building, Metropolitan Hotel, Broadlind Hotel and their interiors.  The tour will conclude at District Wine's spacious patio where you will be able to…

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