LA Conservancy Announces Their 2010 Preservation Awards
Honoring the work done to preserve Los Angeles' landmarks and architectural treasures, the Los Angeles Conservancy revealed yesterday the projects and places that are recipients of their 29th annual Preservation Awards.Earning the President's Award is the resurrected Bob's Big Boy Broiler in Downey, which returned on the site of the late Johnie's Broiler thanks to the hard work of community activists, the City of Downey, and a Bob's Big Boy Franchisee who built the new restaurant using old designs.
The Project Awards include recognition to the beautiful and historic Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach, brought back into use and opened to the public last year, the R.M. Schindler-designed Bubeshko Apartments in Silver Lake, the Hollywood Bungalow Courts reborn as special-needs and low-income housing, Lancaster's Japanese Pioneer Memorial Restoration & Rededication, the work to get National Recognition of Historic Resources Associated with African Americans in Los Angeles, San Dimas' Walker House, and the city of LA's SurveyLA Public Participation Program.
The awardees will be honored at a luncheon on Thursday, May 13th at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.
Previously: LA Conservancy to Honor Standout Preservation Projects (2009)